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Common Ailments for Children in the Summer

Certain illnesses can be more common in the summer than winter due to the heat and other environmental factors. It can be easy to prevent your child from getting any illnesses through vaccinations or additional precautions. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen can help treat all illnesses that require urgent care but are not life-threatening. Visit us today …

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What does an Occupational Health Program look like?

Occupational health programs can all look different depending on the needs of your business. It is not a “one size fits all” approach. That is why it’s important to work with a center that can help you determine the health needs of your employees and what the occupational health program will look like. At AFC …

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Effects of Alcohol on the Liver

The liver is one of the most vital organs in the body. Among the many daily functions of the liver, the most significant is its ability to detoxify the blood, evacuating toxins that we consume daily. The liver is also capable of regeneration; it can develop new cells each time the liver filters alcohol.   However, …

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Causes of Bladder Infections

A bladder infection is a more specific type of UTI. It happens when your bladder swells and gets irritated, also called cystitis. Bladder infections are more annoying than they are serious, but they can lead to kidney infections if left untreated. If you think you may have a bladder infection, visit AFC Urgent Care North …

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Symptoms of a Lung Infection

Lung infections can be caused by a virus or bacteria. Illnesses like the flu can cause additional complications that cause different lower respiratory infections. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen has the tools to help diagnose lung infections, such as a chest x-ray, throat swab, or blood culture. Visit our center today to start feeling your best …

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What are the Differences Between COVID Variants?

Viruses can be very unpredictable because they have a rapidly evolving nature. You will find constant changes in viruses through mutations, and new variants continuously emerge over time. COVID-19 is no different in this aspect, and even though it has been here for over a year, scientists are still grappling with its variants. Coronavirus is …

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What Causes Eczema?

Eczema is a skin condition that causes patches of skin to be itchy and red. In some severe cases, the skin can also crack or start to bleed. There are a few factors that cause eczema, but overall, exposure to dry, cold air is the main cause. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen offers treatment for different …

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Do I Have a Sinus Infection?

Sinus infections, also known as sinusitis, can feel like a stuffy nose that just will not go away. They are most commonly caused from other viruses and are more annoying than they are harmful. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen can offer diagnosis and information about treating sinus infections for all members of the family. What …

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