Archive for August, 2013
Ahhh, sport fishing. It is such an exciting and adventurous activity. Most of us are familiar with that classic Ernest Hemingway novel, the Old Man and the Sea, where the main character battles a Blue Marlin. And many sport fishing enthusiasts look forward to the day when they, too, can do battle with one of the premier sport fish.
Did you know that fishing and perhaps even sport fishing has been around for thousands of years? Scientists uncovered bone fishing hooks that date back more than 40,000 years. Even our ancestors knew how important fishing was.
Sport fishing enthusiasts can share plenty of fascinating information about the fish they seek. Fish can range from the size of a fingernail to the size of a cabin on a cruise ship, and all sizes in between. There are also many different types a
Since the first urgent care facilities appeared in the 1970s, their popularity has skyrocketed. Today, more than 10,000 centers are available across the country providing urgent medical care to patients in thousands of communities. Though an estimated three million patients visit a 24 hr urgent care facility every week in the U.S. and the revenue of such facilities totals $14 billion, they are still looking to expand their influence. It’s not because of greed or business. It’s a way to provide better care to patients in all kinds of facilities.
What is an Urgent Care Facility?
Urgent care centers provide medical service for conditions that are not life threatening or serious enough to warrant an emergency room visit, but that require timely attention. They are staffed by medical profess