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How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

Injuries can happen in a variety of instances. Whether you trip and fall walking down the street, slip while playing sports, or get hit by a large object, sprains and broken bones happen. It is important to know the signs on whether or not you have a broken bone or a sprain. Sprains are not […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

How much candy is too much on Halloween?

Every year on October 31st, children gather in the streets to trick-or-treat. Along with costumes and parties, candy plays a massive role in this holiday. So how do you approach eating Halloween candy, and how do you decide how much is too much? Many factors should go into this decision based on you and your […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How much candy is too much on Halloween?

Back to School: Staying Healthy In and Out of the Classroom

Kids spend more time at school during the year than anywhere else, and while every parent knows the back to school season is filled with shopping excursions, new school supplies and other preparations, there is one other important thing many people forget. It’s time to make your children’s health part of your back to school […]

By |September 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|0 Comments

Eat This, Not That: What’s In Your Fridge?

We don’t know about you, but sometimes it seems like unhealthy temptations lurk around every corner! Whether it’s a whipped cream smothered coffee drink or a savory fried dinner option, making healthy lifestyle choices can be a challenge! At the same time, we are also bombarded by new health and lifestyle fads at every turn. […]

By |September 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|0 Comments

Labor Day Is Coming! Are You Being a Responsible Worker?

Labor Day, a celebration of the spirit and dignity of the American worker, has been a regular fixture in the United States since the late 19th century. It became a national holiday under President Grover Cleveland and focuses on the American worker and the progress toward making work safe and rewarding for all. One of […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Labor Day Is Coming! Are You Being a Responsible Worker?

Are You Staying Hydrated in the Heat?

Dehydration tends to sneak up on you, especially during the summer. The hotter weather and higher humidity in the summer can make it hard to stay hydrated, so while your family is enjoying time outside in the summer sun, you need to keep hydration top-of-mind. This summer, AFC Urgent Care wants you to stay safe […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Are You Staying Hydrated in the Heat?

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Nighttime fireworks shows, long stays at summer camp, family vacations and the late sunsets of summertime are some of the many joys your child may have experienced during their summer vacation. But getting to take part in these fun-filled moments over the past few months may also mean your child was allowed to have some […]

By |June 2nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Why You Should Wear Sunblock

Sunshine has a way of brightening up the atmosphere and make moods cheery and bright, but too much sun can have a damaging impact on the skin. In the U.S., skin cancer is the most common type of cancer that affects Americans. While the sun has its benefits, like providing vitamin D, overexposure to the […]

By |May 10th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why You Should Wear Sunblock

When should you choose Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

Many patients get confused about differences between “urgent care” and medical emergencies, which can lead to unnecessary long waits and high costs for medical services.

Urgent care by its most basic definition is when a patient is experiencing a discomforting illness or painful injury that requires immediate care but does not qualify as a medical […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on When should you choose Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect a lot of people in the springtime. As soon as the trees begin to bloom, many people are met with sniffling noses, watery eyes and endless coughing, among other symptoms. It can be hard to deal with your own allergies, but when your kids get allergies, it’s especially tough. Here are some […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies