Dental Health Reflects Overall Health

Just as nail health can be a reflection of other conditions in the body, dental health can indicate problems in the rest of the body too. UNI Urgent Care wants to help you lower risks of disease by taking proper care of your mouth through understanding the connection between oral/dental health and overall health.Your mouth is full of bacteria and enzymes helping to digest and move food through the body. Typically, this natural defense system paired with good oral health...

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Shaped like a fish or elongated pear, the pancreas is an organ that sits just behind the stomach. Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the pancreas. The American Cancer Society estimates that pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the US and about 7% of all cancer deaths. Unfortunately, this type of cancer is very difficult to find in the early stages. Because the pancreas is deep inside the body, early tumors cannot...

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Allergies Or A Cold?

Experiencing a runny nose, nasal congestion, coughing or sneezing? Often times it can be difficult to know if you have caught a cold or a bout of allergies. Understanding the difference between the common cold and allergies can influence and affect how you treat and ultimately overcome your sickness. Although there are many similarities between colds and allergies, there are some helpful hints that can help you get to the bottom of why you may have the sniffles. Beyond understanding...

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