Dec 29, 2022
Tips for Choosing a Primary Care Doctor
Finding a new primary care doctor can be hard. But it doesn't have to be. We've created a guide to choosing a primary care doctor to make that choice easier for you.
Dec 16, 2022
MedHelp Welcomes New Primary Care Doctor
MedHelp's newest primary care doctor has served patients in Birmingham for over 30 years. Learn about Dr. Shepherd's approach to patient care & long COVID treatment.
Nov 30, 2022
Get the Facts About the Flu This Year
Flu is here in Alabama, and it's spreading earlier than usual. If it's been a while since you've thought much about the flu, you may need to brush up on your flu IQ.
Nov 18, 2022
Common Flu Shot Myths Debunked
Are you letting one of these common flu shot myths keep you from getting vaccinated for the flu this year? Get the facts straight on the 2022 flu shot.
Nov 04, 2022
Frequently Asked Questions about RSV
Cold and flu season has arrived, and RSV is making headlines. But many adults haven't even heard of RSV. We've got answers to ten questions about this common virus.
Oct 13, 2022
Do You Need Stitches? Here's How You Know.
Wondering if you need to get stitches? Our helpful guide will help you know when to head to urgent care for your wound - whether or not you may need stitches.
Oct 03, 2022
5 Things You Need to Know about Strep
Strep throat is never fun. These five things that everyone should know about strep can help you understand what to do the next time you have a sore throat.
Sep 19, 2022
New Women's Clinic at MedHelp
MedHelp Women’s and Wellness is opening in October 2022. Learn more about our new clinic in Homewood and Dr. Tamucci’s approach to women’s healthcare.
Sep 09, 2022
There's Hope for Patients with Long COVID
Suffering from Long COVID? Dr. Jordan Vaughn explains a root cause of post-COVID conditions – and what doctors can do to help their patients recover.
Aug 24, 2022
Staying Healthy as Kids Go Back to School
Raise your hand if you’re glad that kids are back in school this year but are nervous about the germs. Dr. Vaughn reminds parents that there's no need to fear.
Aug 09, 2022
Blood Pressure Basics
Have you ever wondered why your doctor takes your blood pressure every time you come in? And do you really know what those numbers mean for your health?
Jul 20, 2022
Your Secret Weapon to Staying Safe in the Heat
It’s summertime in Alabama. And if you haven’t noticed, it’s a bit hot outside. How do you stay safe in the heat? We’ve got a secret weapon for you.
Jul 05, 2022
Inflammation: What You Really Need to Know
To fight chronic inflammation, you need more than blueberries and kale. Here's what you really need to know about inflammation and what you can do to fight it.
Jun 16, 2022
6 Common Myths About Urgent Care
When you think about urgent care, what comes to mind? Crowded waiting rooms or steroid shots? We're debunking six common myths about urgent care clinics.
Jun 02, 2022
New MedHelp Clinic Opens in Pelham
MedHelp Pelham is in a brand new building. Learn more about the features of our new urgent care clinic in Shelby County.
May 23, 2022
High Risk for Covid? Here's Why Treatment Matters.
No, there isn't a cure for Covid-19. But did you know that are treatments that can not only prevent serious outcomes but also help prevent long Covid?
May 03, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Pink Eye
Did you know that 3 million Americans get pink eye every year? Fortunately, many cases are treatable. Read more to learn about this common illness.
Apr 18, 2022
So You Think You've Got a Broken Bone. What's Next?
Breaks and sprains are painful enough without having to second-guess where to get the best medical care. Here’s where you should go when you have a sports injury.
Apr 05, 2022
Yes, you CAN go to Urgent Care for That
Think there’s nothing a doctor can do for you? Think again. An urgent care doctor can provide relief & help prevent complications from these three afflictions.
Mar 18, 2022
Let's Talk About Colon Cancer Screenings
Colon cancer is preventable and treatable if it's detected early through regular screenings. Do you know if it's time to schedule your colon cancer screening?
Feb 28, 2022
Four Things to Know about Antibiotics
Got questions about antibiotics? Here’s what you need to know about how and when antibiotics are prescribed by doctors at MedHelp urgent care clinics.
Jan 18, 2022
Is it Time for a Winter Mental Health Check-up?
Feelings of depression can be common in the winter. It may be time to give yourself a winter mental health check-up and get help from a doctor if you need it.
Jan 05, 2022
Omicron is Here. Now What?
Worried about the Omicron variant? MedHelp CEO and physician Dr. Jordan Vaughn shares his straightforward, spin-free perspective on this new Covid variant.