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Why Urgent Care Centers Are Becoming More Popular

You’ve probably noticed that the amount of urgent care centers has been on the rise. It seems like everywhere you look, you can find AFC Urgent Care. There’s no doubt that these urgent care centers are giving the traditional emergency room a run for their money, but why is that?

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One of the biggest reasons […]

By |July 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Urgent Care Centers Are Becoming More Popular

The Importance of Sending Your Kids to Summer Camp

Making a choice to send your child away during the summer is difficult. For many children, summer camp is the first time they’re actually away from their parents. While that may be a scary thought for children and parents alike, there are plenty of reasons why sending your child to summer camp is essential.

Letting Your […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of Sending Your Kids to Summer Camp

The Importance of Counting Your Macros

Trying to lose weight and achieve a healthier lifestyle is no easy task. Many people turn to calorie counting. The belief is that if you create a calorie deficit by eating less than you burn, you’ll lose weight. While that may be true, that doesn’t mean it’s healthy! You can create a calorie deficit even […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of Counting Your Macros

What Parents Should Know about Sport and Camp Physicals

Summertime is right around the corner, which means your child will likely need a new sport or camp physical before they can participate in recreational activities!

Sport and camp physicals are also important exams to ensure your child is healthy and safe whenever they participate in any physical recreation. These  exams help children determine if they […]

By |May 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Parents Should Know about Sport and Camp Physicals

What’s causing your Spring Allergies

April is here, and it has brought spring with it! Spring is a lovely time of year, warmer weather, happier people, and the start of outdoor activities! Unfortunately, for many people, spring is also the start of allergies. Allergies can prove to be extremely annoying and sometimes painful for those who are trying to enjoy […]

By |April 29th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What’s causing your Spring Allergies

Spring Diet

It is the end of April and spring is finally here! Warmer weather has a positive effect on our bodies and can lead to people wanting to be more proactive and social! However, in the colder seasons, it is reasonable to have put on a couple of pounds here or there. If you are exercising […]

By |April 29th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Diet

National Nutrition Month

2019 is the first year that will be home to national nutrition month! Just like the name suggests, that’s a whole month dedicated to sharing knowledge and tips towards healthy nutrition habits. The goal of this is to help the public become more in tune with what they’re putting into their bodies, what they actually […]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on National Nutrition Month

National Kidney Month

Did you know March is National Kidney Month? This month we want to shed some light kidney disease risks, symptoms, and diagnosis. It’s also important to remember all the ways your kidneys work to keep your body happy and healthy! Let’s dive right in so you can learn precisely what national kidney month is all […]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on National Kidney Month

Does My Cut Need Stitches?

From a minor papercut while turning the page in a book to accidentally slicing your finger while fumbling with your keys or while cooking dinner, cuts are one of the most common injuries people experience each day. Superficial cuts, which do not get far beneath the skin and stop bleeding quickly, can be treated promptly […]

By |February 28th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Does My Cut Need Stitches?

Symptoms & Prevention of Ear Infections

Ear infections commonly affect children under the age of six due to their developing bodies. Since your child may not have the full vocabulary to explain what is hurting them, common symptoms include tugging or scratching at the ear. An ear infection can take several days to present signs that one is present. AFC Urgent […]

By |February 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Symptoms & Prevention of Ear Infections
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