Importance of Preventative Healthcare – Unlock the Benefits


Did you know that many serious health conditions are preventable through proper diet, routine checkups, and consistent monitoring? Preventative healthcare should be an essential part of everyone’s lifestyle, as it plays a pivotal role in ensuring continued well-being and overall health. At Aspen Medical Center, we believe in providing not just top quality urgent care…

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Prioritize Your Health: Embracing Preventive Care


Preventive care plays a crucial role in maintaining overall health and well-being. By engaging in preventive measures and adopting healthy habits, individuals can minimize the risk of developing chronic diseases and potential health complications.  In this article, we will discuss the essential aspects of preventive care and its relevance in promoting a healthy lifestyle. Furthermore,…

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Understanding the Value of Getting Sports Physicals

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Numerous advantages come from participating in sports and staying active. It strengthens bones, maintains the health of the heart and lungs, and aids in muscular growth. This is an absolute must for athletes who regularly train.  However, you should make sure that your body is ready to take the stress before you start exercising. Athletes,…

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Top 5 Reasons Why Should You Go for an STD Testing

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There are several reasons one should go for STD testing, including your health and the assurance that you are not infecting others. STDs are diseases that can be passed between people through sexual contact. You probably don’t know as many people who get them as you think.  In reality, more than 20 million new people…

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Everything You Need to Know About Flu Vaccines


Flu vaccines—we need them more than ever today. You probably have yours once a year. But have you ever thought about how it works in the body? You might be surprised.  How the Vaccine Keeps You From Getting Sick A flu vaccine mimics the immune system via intramuscular application or via nasal spray form. The…

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Common Indications That You May Have Kidney Disease


More than 37 million Americans have renal disease, yet the majority are unaware of it. There are several physical indications of kidney illness. However, they are commonly misattributed to other disorders.  Furthermore, persons with renal illness do not usually notice symptoms until the kidneys are failing or there is a lot of protein in the…

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Tips on How to Avoid the Holiday’s Most Common Accidents

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The holiday is indeed the most wonderful time of the year and probably the most filled with activities. Because of this, the season is also prone to lurking mishaps despite its festive mood. The time from November to January is one of the busiest for most emergency departments and urgent care facilities in the country. …

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More Than a Jab: 5 Reasons You Should Get a Flu Shot

man getting injected

Getting a flu shot every year has been essential since its discovery and is an additional layer of protection during the pandemic. The jab may not prevent the virus, but it can help prevent flu-related illnesses, which COVID-19 can make us more susceptible to. Children as early as six months of age and older should…

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Wellness Visit

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Wellness Visits at Aspen Medical are designed to keep you healthy There are two types of visits to Aspen Medical Center. There are “problem-based visits” and “wellness visits.” A “problem-based visit” focuses on a specific problem. It may be an acute problem such as a cold or flu-like illness, an earache, a sprained ankle or other injury, a cut or laceration, a sore throat, a cough, or a fever, etc. A problem-based…

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Get out and exercise

Running in the Forest

Get out and Exercise! Regular exercise is one of the keys to living a healthy life. Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico, we are blessed with 300 sunny days per year. Although it can get cold at times in the winter, there are opportunities to stay physically active, whether indoors or outdoors, year-round. There are…

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