• The Truth About Ticks and Prophylactic Antibiotics

    With the blossoming of the spring flowers comes another, less savory, aspect of warm weather:  Ticks!  New England, and Vermont especially, has become synonymous with the words “Lyme Disease”.  Originally described as “Lyme Arthritis” in 1977, Lyme Disease was discovered when a cluster of children in Lyme, Connecticut came down with a constellation of symptoms including a […]

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  • When to Choose Urgent Care

    Did you know that more than 50 percent of emergency room visits could have been safely treated at an urgent care facility? We know what you’re thinking—that’s a lot. It is a lot—and there are a few reasons why this happens. For many years, through various forms, we have been taught to dial 9-1-1 or […]

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  • ClearChoiceMD Donates School Supplies to Keene Schools

    KEENE, NH – In an effort to support local students and families, ClearChoiceMD donated 60 backpacks filled with various items to benefit those in need. Thirty backpacks went to three of Keene’s elementary schools and 15 each to the middle and high school for guidance to distribute as they see fit. Through discussion with Janice […]

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  • Mild Winter Means More Ticks

    With the mild winter we have seen this year in New England, it is predicted that our tick population will be larger than normal this year. Ticks transmit disease, which might make you think twice about your next hike into the woods, regardless of the season. The good news is that you don’t have to avoid […]

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  • Beware: Frostbite

    Frostbite is a major health concern in the winter for anyone spending time in the outdoors. It is a common injury that is caused by exposure to severe cold or contact with extremely cold objects. You may think that frostbite comes only from exposure to cold air temperatures, but that’s not true. Frostbite occurs more […]

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