Posts Categorized: Health News

Healthy Sleep Habits

If you don’t get enough sleep you’ll probably feel groggy and irritable and you won’t be at your best at work or school. But there are serious health consequences as well--regular poor sleep put you at risk of serious medical conditions including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. It can even shorten your life expectancy.  Read more...

Allergy Season Is Here!

With windy spring conditions and high pollen counts, Santa Fe’s allergy season is in full swing. Most sufferers point to juniper and elm trees as the biggest culprits, along with ragweed and grasses. Here’s the scoop on what you can do to avoid tree pollen and other outdoor triggers. Tree Pollen Trees can aggravate  Read more...

Flu Season 2018

According to the New Mexico Department of Health, the 2018 flu season is the worst New Mexico has seen in at least five years. As of mid-February, there were 34 flu-related deaths in the state and 100 pneumonia-related deaths. The end of the flu season varies from year to year but generally lasts  Read more...

Adolescent Mental Health

Mental health is an important part of overall health for children as well as adults. For many adults who have mental disorders, symptoms were present—but often not recognized or addressed—in childhood and youth. For a young person with symptoms of a mental disorder, the earlier treatment is started, the more effective it can be. Early  Read more...

Heart Health for Women

You may think heart disease only affects men. This is not true. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. Here are some FDA tips to help you make good decisions about your heart health. 1. Eat a heart healthy diet. The nutrition facts on the food label can help you make healthy  Read more...

A Different Kind of New Year’s Health Resolution

No matter who you are, a health resolution likely appears on your 2018 to-do list. We’ve all made resolutions like going on a diet, joining a gym or drinking more water.  Why not give the diet and exercise resolutions a rest this new year and focus instead on mental health? Mental health is central  Read more...

Safe Toys: The Facts May Surprise You

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Trolling across the Internet or listening to TV news, it’s easy to hear horrific accounts of toy-related injuries and product recalls. While these accounts are true, they’re not commonplace. Here’s what you need to know about toy-related injuries to keep your family safe and sound for the holidays—and  Read more...

Food Safety Tips to Make Your Thanksgiving Great

Most Thanksgiving health warnings tend to focus on how to curb overeating to avoid gaining weight throughout the holiday season. However, one of the biggest concerns of the large Thanksgiving meal should be food safety. The Thanksgiving meal is the largest many cooks prepare each year. Getting it just right, especially roasting a turkey,  Read more...

Join the Great American Smokeout!

Join the Great American Smokeout: November 16, 2017! The Great American Smokeout Happens on November 16, 2017. We here at Railyard Urgent Care want to encourage smokers to quit smoking and provide you will all the resources you need to do it!  Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the  Read more...

Flu Shots to Protect You and Your Family

Railyard Urgent Care Now Has Flu Shots to Protect You and Your Family Many people don’t realize that the flu is more than just a runny nose and sore throat. It’s a serious disease that can make you very sick. The flu can be especially harmful if you get it during pregnancy or right after you’ve  Read more...