BestCare Now News

Pets Improve Human Health

April 16, 2018

  April celebrates National Pet Day.  Did you share your love and celebrate with your furry friend?  After all, your pet may be improving your health and saving you money.   It may not be obvious but pets can play a major role in your health and how you feel.  Here are… Read More

BestCare Now Accepting United Healthcare

March 8, 2018

    For Immediate Release Contact: Chrystie Leonard Managing Partner, BestCare Now Urgent Care 470-485-0012     BESTCARE NOW URGENT CARE ACCEPTING UNITED HEALTHCARE INSURANCE Clinic serves children and adults in Dallas GA, Hiram GA and Paulding county   DALLAS, GA – MARCH 6, 2018 - BestCare Now Urgent… Read More

Flu Epidemic 2018

February 6, 2018

  You have the Flu, What Next The CDC has called the 2018 Flu an epidemic and it is widespread all over the country right now.  It is in your neighborhood, schools and now your home.  It is time to think about protecting your family and friends by not spreading… Read More

New Year’s Resolution

December 21, 2017

  It's that time of year when we all reflect back on what we have or have not done and what needs to change.  Data suggests about 40% of Americans make New Year's Resolutions but a recent study by the University of Scranton says only 8% of people achieve their… Read More

Tips to Combat Holiday Stress

December 13, 2017

  It is pretty much a given that as the winter holidays approach we are going to find ourselves thinking about hosting family events and buying gifts.  It is common and expected that many people will experience some level of anxiety and stress.   Here are some tips to reduce… Read More

Snow Safety

December 13, 2017

  Snow in Atlanta?  Well it doesn't happen often but when it does it can be a real inconvenience.  Following the surprise snow storm just a few weeks ago we saw several injuries from slipping on ice, car accidents as well as injuries from people trying to shovel.  We wanted… Read More

Who’s the Turkey? Tips to Surviving Holiday Weight Gain

December 13, 2017

  November and December are perhaps the time we are most vulnerable when it comes to weight gain.   The food experience at the holidays can be just glorious but so unforgiving.  Pies, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cakes and so many things that find their way to your torso.  Whether we… Read More

Finger Injuries? When to seek help.

November 3, 2017

  Many of us have experienced the child with the finger injury from basketball or another sport.  Even more unlucky, it is often on the hand that they need to write with at school.  What do you do?  Is it broken or just bruised?  Do I go to the urgent… Read More

Beating Motion Sickness

September 26, 2017

Motion Sickness By Chrystie Leonard – Managing Partner BestCare Now Urgent Care   It is fall vacation week for many of you and time to head to the beach or on a cruise.  It has been a couple of months and you almost forgot about what happened the last few… Read More

Take the Fire out of a Red Ant

August 23, 2017

Red Ants   Red ants are pesky creatures often red-brown or black and are just a ¼ inch long.  They thrive in the southern United States and build nests of dirt in the grass or near your shrubs and trees. When fire ants get disturbed they get extremely aggressive.  It… Read More

Health and Wellness Partnership

August 11, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Chrystie Leonard                                                                                                                                            Managing Partner, BestCare Now Urgent Care (404) 834 1309   Contact: Kathy Anderson                                                                                                                            Owner, Bodyplex – Hiram (770) 439-7539   BestCare Now Urgent Care and Bodyplex – Hiram Announce Health and Wellness Partnership   DALLAS / HIRAM, GA – August XX, 2017… Read More

Toenail Fungus, Tips to Prevent and Treat

June 26, 2017

Toenail Fungus Toenail fungus is a pesky problem that is easier to ignore in the winter when socks and shoes are common but not so easy in the summer months when we want to wear flip flops.  It can be embarrassing and a real annoyance to look at.  If you… Read More

Poison Ivy – Identification, Prevention and Treatment

May 18, 2017

Its springtime in Atlanta Georgia, and many of us find great joy to be outside planting flowers.  Our children are busy kicking the ball around in the backyard that often finds its way beyond the lawn and into the bushes.  To our dismay, many unwelcome weeds have already emerged before… Read More

Affordable healthcare with BestHealth

April 12, 2017

BestHealth is in the news! Addressing a huge unmet need for affordable healthcare.   April 12th feature story in the Dallas New Era. Local Urgent Care Offers Community Inexpensive Healthcare Option When Lee Martin took his young son to the emergency room for a high fever in January, the bill… Read More

5 Signs of Autism that Every Parent Should Know

April 5, 2017

April is national Autism month. According to the Autism Society, "Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others." There is no known cause for Autism, but it is clear that the earlier… Read More

Healthy Living Series: #3: Find your passion

March 29, 2017

My name is Chrystie Leonard and I am one of the owners of BestCare Now.  This year I turned 40 (Oh My!) but have found myself in the best shape of my life.  Feeling great hasn’t been an accident at all.  Finding your best you requires thoughtful planning and what… Read More

Burn, Burn, Baby … A medical perspective on sunburns and how to avoid them.

March 27, 2017

You may have been caught indoors for the last couple of months, but as the weather turns warm, it is time to soak in some of that hot Atlanta sun. The sun makes us feel better (hello, Vitamin D!) but can be a danger to our skin. The CDC reports… Read More

Healthy living series – #2: Daily Exercise

March 22, 2017

My name is Chrystie Leonard and I am one of the owners of BestCare Now.  This year I turned 40 (Oh My!) but have found myself in the best shape of my life.  Feeling great hasn’t been an accident at all.  Finding your best you requires thoughtful planning and what… Read More

Healthy living series – #1: Eating right at 40 (and beyond!)

March 17, 2017

My name is Chrystie Leonard and I am one of the owners of BestCare Now.  This year I turned 40 (Oh My!) but have found myself in the best shape of my life.  Feeling great hasn’t been an accident at all.  Finding your best you requires thoughtful planning.  If you… Read More

Ouch! Is it a Migraine or “just” a Headache? What to do?

March 3, 2017

by Dr. Jaime Recasens Migraines and headaches are both a real nuisance and can stop us from our daily routines. But there are some notable differences between the two conditions. Headaches are defined by mild to severe pain occurring typically on both sides of the head in the forehead, temples… Read More

Spotting Pinkeye and Preventing it from Spreading

February 22, 2017

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, gets its name from a distinct pinkish hue in the eye. Conjunctivitis can affect one or both eyes and affects the mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface. Along with the pinkish color, an infected eye will often tear, swell, itch and ooze,… Read More

Strep throat or sore throat? How you can tell.

January 26, 2017

Strep throat or sore throat? How can you tell. Strep throat and a sore throat can present very similarly and as a parent sometimes it can be hard to tell. Do you just give your child liquids and let them rest or do they need an antibiotic? Sore throats typically… Read More

Got the flu? Head to the doctor – you no longer need to “wait it out.”

January 9, 2017

It’s flu season, and the CDC says that flu is now heating up in Atlanta and around the country. In the past, patients were simply advised to stay home and rest if they get the flu. But now there’s one important step to do first: go to your doctor or local… Read More

Broken bone or just a bruise? When to seek help.

January 5, 2017

Many of us have faced the situation of a child who has just fallen off a jungle gym at school or a bike. The child stands up crying and holding their arm. What do you do? Is it broken or just bruised? Do I go to the urgent care for… Read More

BestCare Now Urgent Care launches BestYou membership program

January 1, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Chrystie Leonard BestCare Now Urgent Care 404-834-1309 BESTCARE NOW URGENT CARE LAUNCHES WEIGHT LOSS MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM BestYou weight loss membership program serves adults in Paulding and Cobb counties DALLAS, GA and MARIETTA, GA – JANUARY 1, 2016 - BestCare Now Urgent Care is pleased to announce… Read More