My New Job

Big news in the world of Cody Eccard! I got a new job, and I’m moving! I want to be open and honest about my life in this blog: so here I go. I know parts of this post come across as me bragging, but I’m excited to share how I landed this sweet new gig. Early in 2019 I …

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My Secret to Mental Health Awareness

Okay, lets pause with the Justin Timberlake memes long enough to talk about May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Those of you who know me or have followed me at all know that I’m very passionate about Psychiatry. There is still shame, stigma and misinformation about Mental Health. So here’s my insider view and my biggest secret to how we …

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

For those who may not know, I currently work in an urgent care. I see people in my 12 hour shifts for various reasons. Some common things are coughs, ear pain, cuts that need stitches, burning with urination and sprains or broken bones. But every day I also see people who need more care than I can provide. I then …

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6 Things You Need to Know About Seasonal Allergies

Nasal Steroid Sprays are the single best medicine you can take! Try Flonase Sensimist – it really doesn’t smell or taste like anything, finally! These are available over the counter, they’re relatively inexpensive and they are just so darn effective. They work further up the chain of allergic reactions so they work way better than antihistamines like Claritin or Zyrtec. …

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