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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?

How do Back-to-School, Sports Physicals Assist Your Child’s Health?

Routine exams help to keep your child is healthy and safe during the school day as well as outside during school sports. If parents don’t complete either exam, your child can’t enroll in school or participate in a sport they are passionate about.

Most schools, both private and public require students to have an annual physical […]

By |July 24th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How do Back-to-School, Sports Physicals Assist Your Child’s Health?

Why Families Need Travel Vaccines Before Vacationing!

Throughout the year, families will likely travel for a few vacations to get some much needed sun, rest, and relaxation. But before you plan any major family vacation you’ll want to make sure that your entire family gets any updated travel vaccines before their trip.

If you’re traveling internationally or domestically, it is important to get […]

By |July 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Families Need Travel Vaccines Before Vacationing!

Why Sunblock is Important

We’ve all heard from a young age the importance of wearing sunblock. Even though there’s no shortage of reasons why sunscreen is so essential, many people decide to skip out on wearing it. If you want to avoid being one out of every five American’s who will get diagnosed with skin cancer from UV light, […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Sunblock is Important

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?