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What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu

AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

If you’ve gotten your flu shot already, great job! You’re much better protected against getting the flu this flu season. And if you still haven’t gotten your yearly flu shot yet, there’s no time to waste! Protecting yourself against the flu is vital to your health, as well as the health of those around you, […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

Fall Into Health With AFC Urgent Care

Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but the best season has got to be fall. The changing leaves, the brisk winds, and the warm fires bring everyone closer, and the leisure activities can’t be beaten. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out of […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Fall Into Health With AFC Urgent Care

Keeping Your Child Active and Healthy During the School Year

For many kids, the summer is a three-month-long outdoor adventure, and they celebrate the warm weather and free time by riding bikes, hiking and playing sports. But as the school year begins, it can become harder for families to carve out the time to be active and stay healthy. According to the Centers for Disease […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Keeping Your Child Active and Healthy During the School Year

September Is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, and AFC Urgent Care is dedicated to helping our patients maintain healthy and happy lives as they age. As you age, your health care needs become more unique. Situations might arise that are scarier as a senior adult than they would have been if you were 20 years younger. At […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on September Is Healthy Aging Month

Brain Food: Do Certain Foods Actually Help Your Child Do Better in School?

As a parent, you want your child to do well in school. The best way to ensure their success is to give them the tools and the fuel they need to do well, both in the classroom and in life. We’ve got you covered there, with our blog last week on back-to-school health kits, and […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Brain Food: Do Certain Foods Actually Help Your Child Do Better in School?