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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The History of Vaccines

Dr. Shane Cole | 11/01/2018

Dr. Cole shares some history on vaccines.

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