Month: January 2015

Symptoms of an Ear Infection

One of the most common reasons that parents will call doctors for an after-hours visit for their child is because of symptoms of an ear infection. Ear infections are typically more common in children than they are in adults, and can cause severe discomfort and pain if left untreated for too long. Symptoms of an …

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AFC in the News!

AFC has just announced that they will be joining forces with one of the largest independent cooperative physician groups, the Central Massachusetts Independent Physicians Association (CMIPA). As the leading urgent care provider in the Commonwealth, this partnership will now offer more resources for patients, better communication between providers and patients, as well as continuity of …

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Don’t let the flu beat you down!

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and …

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CDC Says: Flu Reaches Epidemic Level

The recent and tragic death of a 17 year old teen from Minnesota has many concerned about the flu epidemic currently on rise in the United States. Statistics show that flu activity is high in nearly half the country — 22 states and Puerto Rico, and experts are urging people to take preventive action by …

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