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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Why Do I Need to Get a Full Night’s Sleep?

Why Do I Need to Get a Full Night’s Sleep?

You have only a limited amount of time to devote to certain things each day. Between work, family activities and working around other schedules, you’re racing against the clock from the moment you wake up in the morning until you finally get to sleep at night. […]

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Understanding Stress Relief

Believe it or not, Stress Awareness Month was not an official campaign until 1992. It seems hard to conceive, but stress relief as a term or necessary way to manage the daily hassles and difficulties everyone experiences were not really talked about either. Even if the term has become more and more used in the […]

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How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

It happens to everyone: a slight misstep while cutting coupons or wrapping a gift, slicing cheese or meat for dinner, or tripping on an uneven sidewalk causing a cut to form on your skin. Cuts are among the most complex of minor injuries, with the care needed to treat them dependent on a number of […]

By |March 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches