Blog | Fort Worth, TX | Blog Posts About Urgent Care

Explore multiple blog posts directly from our board-certified urgent care physician, Dr. Shane Cole, at University Urgent Care.

Managing Allergies In The Time of Coronavirus

Dr. Shane Cole | 04/28/2020

The Coronavirus is relatively new, and our team is here to guide your treatment plan based on your unique needs in-person or online.


What is telemedicine?

Dr. Shane Cole | 04/18/2020

University Urgent Care now offers online appointments. Call to book your visit and see a doctor today.


How to Make It Through The Stay-At-Home Order

Dr. Shane Cole | 04/04/2020

Stay home, work safe. Let’s explore helpful tips to keep you healthy, safe, and sane during these extraordinary times.


How to Get Rid of Bruises

Dr. Shane Cole | 03/23/2020

Bruising is a normal response to any injury. Let’s take a closer look at how to get rid of bruises and when to see a doctor.


What To Do When You Get a Sore Throat

Dr. Shane Cole | 03/19/2020

Painful, dry, scratchy- the bothersome symptoms of a sore throat are hard to ignore. Let’s dive into what to do when you get a sore throat.


How to Prevent UTIs

Dr. Shane Cole | 03/12/2020

Let’s take a closer look at the best ways to prevent a urinary tract infection and avoid the painful, pesky symptoms altogether.


2 Cents on Coronavirus from an ER Doc on the Front Lines

Dr. Shane Cole | 02/28/2020

Dr. Shane Cole explains his thoughts on the Coronavirus and reminds his patients to all remain calm and to wash their hands.


What to Do for a Nasty Sprain

Dr. Shane Cole | 02/24/2020

We’ll discuss critical first-aid tips and long-term methods to support recovery and get you back on your feet without complications.


The First Signs of The Flu

Dr. Shane Cole | 02/20/2020

The flu is a contagious illness that ranges from mild to severe, with fatal cases reported each year. In most cases, symptoms come on suddenly.


9 Steps for Staying Healthy This Semester

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/29/2020

Don’t let school, sports, work, and your social life wear down your body. Here’s how to stay healthy this semester.


Is It Time to Get That Rash Check Out?

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/22/2020

We’ll explore the different types of rashes in people of all ages and go over the signs that indicate to get the rash checked out by a doctor.


What You Need to Know About Vaping

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/13/2020

Learn 7 tips to help you quit vaping from the experts at University Urgent Care in Fort Worth, TX.


It Runs in The Family

Dr. Shane Cole | 12/31/2019

Learn how to gather information about the health of your family members to lower your risk of a few medical conditions that genetics may cause.


Real Tips On Taking Care of Yourself

Dr. Shane Cole | 12/09/2019

Sleep, wake, study, socialize, repeat. The fast-paced environment and daily grind of college life can quickly burn out college students.


The (Not) Fun Facts of Food Poisoning

Dr. Shane Cole | 12/02/2019

Let’s take a closer look at everything you need to know about food poisoning. You’ll be aware of the causes, symptoms, and when to see a doctor.


We’re All Addicted To Our Phones

Dr. Shane Cole | 11/26/2019

The rapid increase in smartphone use begs the question: how is this technology affecting individuals, families, and society as a whole?


What Constitutes a Chronic Cough?

Dr. Shane Cole | 11/15/2019

Coughing is an important function in the body to keep unwanted particles out of the lungs.


Can I Really Get Sick from a Flu Shot?

Dr. Shane Cole | 11/04/2019

Our caring staff invites your family to visit our clinic to ensure you are prepared for the flu season.


Emergency Room or Urgent Care- How to choose the right care at the right time.

Dr. Shane Cole | 01/23/2019

Between Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care providers, its difficult to determine where to go for you medical needs. Get the answer in this post.


The History of Vaccines

Dr. Shane Cole | 11/01/2018

Dr. Cole shares some history on vaccines.


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