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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

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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

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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

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Health and Wellness Partnership

August 11, 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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BestCare Now Urgent Care launches BestYou membership program

January 1, 2017

For Immediate Release Contact: Chrystie Leonard BestCare Now Urgent Care 404-834-1309 chrystie.leonard@bestcarenowuc.com 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

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Avoidance & Treatment of the Dreaded Stomach Bug

December 20, 2016

by Chrystie Leonard, BestCare Now Founding Partner It's almost like clockwork when the dreaded stomach bug (known as Gastroenteritis) invades. First you hear it is going around at school or on your kids sports team and for most moms the anxiety starts. I don’t know any households that can totally… Read More

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BestCare Now Urgent Care launches BestHealth membership program

November 1, 2016

For Immediate Release Contact: Tamar England Marketing Ambassador, BestCare Now Urgent Care 470-377-3279 tamar.england@bestcarenowuc.com BESTCARE NOW URGENT CARE LAUNCHES HEALTH MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM Clinic serves children and adults in Paulding and Cobb counties DALLAS, GA and MARIETTA, GA – OCTOBER 31, 2016 - BestCare Now Urgent Care is pleased to announce… Read More

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Urgent Care … The Perfect Solution for Busy Families

October 12, 2016

It’s 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon, and your three kids are just about to arrive home.  Your mind is busy thinking about dinner, driving John to 6 pm soccer practice, Mary’s looming science project and getting Jake to baseball at 6:30.  Just then, 11 year old Jake walks in the door looking… Read More

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Anxious about going to the germ-infested doctor’s office? You are not alone. Here’s what BestCare Now is doing about it.

October 5, 2016

by Chrystie Leonard, BestCare Now Founding Partner As a mom, I hate going into a dirty place. It’s just … well, gross. What’s even worse is going into a medical facility that isn’t clean or sanitized.  It’s a fact … sick people come to the doctor’s office and this can… Read More

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5 Ingenious Ways to Keep Your Child Hydrated When They’re Sick

September 26, 2016

As a mom, dad, or caregiver, you know that there’s not much more heart-wrenching than a sick kiddo. Whether it’s a sore throat, a fever, or a hurting tummy, you’d do anything to help them feel better. So, it’s off to the doctor’s office or urgent care, and after the… Read More

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BestCare Now Urgent Care to open patient-centered clinic in Marietta

September 1, 2016

Community invited to attend opening events For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Martin Director of Marketing, BestCare Now Urgent Care lauren.martin@bestcarenowuc.com ATLANTA, GA – August 10, 2016 - BestCare Now Urgent Care is pleased to announce that it will be opening its flagship location in Marietta, GA on September 1, 2016.… Read More

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BestCare Now Urgent Care to open patient-centered clinic in Dallas, GA

September 1, 2016

Community invited to attend opening events Clinic offering free sports physicals for children For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Martin Director of Marketing, BestCare Now Urgent Care (770) 714-8917 lauren.martin@bestcarenowuc.com DALLAS, GA – August 30, 2016 - BestCare Now Urgent Care is pleased to announce that it will open its newest… Read More