New Expanded Hours at Warwick Urgent Care

1131 Warwick Ave
Warwick, RI 02888

Phone: 401-287-4440

Mon-Fri: 8am to 8pm
Sa-Su: 9am to 5pm

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Your Environment and Your Health

  • Renovation 101

    Posted on 4/15/2019 at 12:14 PM

    Three environmental health hazards to consider when you “do it yourself” You have probably seen this familiar home improvement storyline on TV: Homeowners are excited about knocking down walls and transforming their property into the home of their dreams when (wait for it), they run into an environmental complication that requires expert remediation. Although many homeowners take on remodeling projects to save money, they can be costly and potentially dangerous. So before you grab the sledgehammer, learn about environmental issues in older homes and safe remediation practices.   Carbon monoxide is another possible environmental exposure in homes Carbon monoxide (CO)

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  • Plain Language Past and Present, Part I: The Legacy of “Gobbledygook”

    Posted on 4/2/2019 at 6:14 PM

    Ever been confused—or annoyed—by stuffy, stiff, hard-to-understand writing in a government document or statement? You’re not alone. For this reason, the Plain Writing Act of 2010 was passed, ordering U.S. government agencies to write in plain English. To support the law, the government created a website, https://www.plainlanguage.gov/law/, featuring guidelines, resources, and before-and-after examples. There’s also a history that details plain language progress through the years. The early efforts listed there get little attention today; however, many are very interesting. This blog post is the first in a series of three—Plain Language Past and Present—that will showcase early efforts, including Gobbledygook

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Services

Our areas of expertise include:

  • cuts, sprains, and strains
  • minor traumas
  • cold and flu
  • headache
  • school and sports physicals
  • PPD and vaccine titer testing
  • infections
  • Vaccines (Including Flu, Pneumonia, Hepatitis)
  • STD testing
  • travel clinic (selected locations)
  • drug screening (selected locations)
  • occupational medicine (selected locations)

JAMA Current Issue

  • Antimicrobial Resistance on the Rise in Zoonotic Bacteria in Europe

    Posted on 4/16/2019 at 12:00 AM

    Experts continue to find zoonotic bacteria with high levels of antimicrobial resistance in humans, animals, and food, according to a new report from the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

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  • Cancer Goes Undiagnosed in Almost Half the World’s Children

    Posted on 4/16/2019 at 12:00 AM

    Almost half of all children around the world with cancer—the vast majority of whom live in low- and middle-income countries—are not diagnosed or treated, US researchers have reported.

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