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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

May 12th, 2021
A Woman’s Physical Exam

The words “complete physical exam” have long stirred up feelings of concern in many young women.

Sep 15th, 2018
How To Avoid Spreading Strep Throat At Home

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can spread quickly through your house. Some symptoms of the condition are white patches at the back of the throat, trouble swallowing, fever, swollen neck glands and enlarged tonsils.

Sep 15th, 2018
Finding Fitness: 10 Ways To Fit In Exercise

By Beth W. Orenstein | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH The “E” word can make you cringe, but exercise is really necessary. Besides, it can be fun: Learn how to squeeze fitness into your busy day.

Sep 15th, 2018
6 Ways To Boost Women’s Health

By Beth W. Orenstein | Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Women’s health concerns are a little different from those of men. If you’re a woman, these tips will soon have you feeling fit and energetic.

Sep 15th, 2018
What Are Health Screenings?

(Except where indicated, this information is drawn from resources developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.)

Sep 15th, 2018
Healthy Eating

Easy Tips for Planning a Healthy Diet and Sticking to It Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love.

Sep 15th, 2018
Top 10 Tips To Help Children Develop Healthy Habits

You can help your child develop healthy habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits. As a parent, you can encourage your kids to evaluate their food choice and physical activity habits. Here are some tips and guidelines to get you started.

Sep 15th, 2018
Do You Really Need Calcium Supplements?

“How much extra calcium should I be taking?” It’s a question I get several times a day from women of all ages, but mostly from those in menopause or nearing menopause.

Sep 15th, 2018
Living With Severe Allergies

EXPERTS SHARE 3 STRATEGIES TO COPE WITH CHRONIC ALLERGIES. By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Feature Reviewed by BrunildaNazario, MD

Sep 15th, 2018
6 Reasons to Drink Water

IT’S NO MAGIC BULLET, BUT THE BENEFITS OF WATER ARE MANY. Americans seem to carry bottled water everywhere they go these days.

Sep 15th, 2018
Multivitamins: Should You Take One?

FOOD IS THE BEST SOURCE OF MOST NUTRIENTS, BUT A MULTIVITAMIN CAN HELP PROVIDE WHAT YOUR DIET DOESN’T. FIND OUT WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A DAILY MULTIVITAMIN.

Sep 15th, 2018
Bee And Wasp Stings

WHEN TO SEEK MEDICAL CARE Although most stings can be treated at home, some will require more medical care.

Sep 15th, 2018
Concussions Cause Long-term Effects Lasting Decades

DAMAGE TO THE BRAIN CAUSED BY CONCUSSION CAN LAST FOR DECADES AFTER THE ORIGINAL HEAD TRAUMA, ACCORDING TO RESEARCH PRESENTED AT A AAAS (AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE) ANNUAL MEETING IN 2013.

Sep 15th, 2018
After A Sprain, Don’t Just Walk It Off

By JANE E. BRODY Whenever I see a woman walking (or trying to) in stilettos skinny heels over 3 inches high my first thought is, “There’s a sprained ankle waiting to happen.”

Sep 15th, 2018
Questions Around Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season is just beginning with local activity being reported in Maryland and some sporadic cases in the District, but it’s coming and it’s best to be prepared.

Sep 15th, 2018
Pain Caused By Burns

Pain management for burns can be difficult, because burns differ in type and severity. There are three types of burns:

Sep 15th, 2018
Dot Physcical Faqs

Jivana Care offers health care services and is a walk-in clinic and a primary care facility.

Sep 15th, 2018
What Do Dot Exams Cover?

Forms! Forms! Forms! We know you are tired of filling out piles of forms. If you are to the point in your CDL application or your INS Permanent residency (Green Card) application where you are looking to schedule a physical exam, the end is in sight!

Sep 15th, 2018
Walk-in Lab Testing And Diagnostics

Jivana care Walk-in Clinic is proud of your Lab & Diagnostic Center. We know that sometimes you know that you need to be seen and treated immediately. We have primary care doctors available on a daily basis.

Sep 15th, 2018
Opioid Dependence

Opioid addiction is at epidemic proportions, especially in the United States. If you are facing a dependence yourself, or someone you love has a growing opioid dependence, then you know the power that this class of drugs has over people.

Sep 15th, 2018
Type 2 Diabetes Overview

WHAT IS IT? When you have this disease, your body does a poor job turning the carbohydrates in food into energy.

Sep 15th, 2018
9 Ways to Stay Sniffle-free

Boost immunity and kick germs to the curb with our guide to staying sniffle-free this season. by Aviva Patz

Sep 15th, 2018
Stay Safe In Icy Conditions!

Jivana Care is a walk-in clinic for the entire family located in Bethesda MD. We have walk-in care for acute needs such as Urgent Care situations,...

Sep 14th, 2018
This Therapy Can Help Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms

Allergies are a peculiar phenomenon. They are, essentially, an overreaction of the immune system to stimuli that are not, by their nature, poisonous. Peanuts and pollen, for example, are not innately dangerous to humans.

Sep 14th, 2018
What You Need To Know About Travel Immunizations

Whether you are traveling abroad for business, vacation, or a family visit, you’ll probably agree that you don’t want to get sick. Being sick is no fun when you are in your comfortable and familiar settings,...

Sep 14th, 2018
Is It an Ear Infection?

Jivana Care is a walk-in clinic that is also a primary care office. We see patients on a nonemergency basis for regular preventative care, such as physicals and shots.

Sep 13th, 2018