News & Updates

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 […]

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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

What to Know About GMO’s

You’ve likely heard the term GMO before, but how much do you actually know about them? It turns out, those who know the least about them scientifically tend to have the most reliable opinions on them. Those who say they avoid GMO’s in their day to day food consumption actually had the most misconceptions and […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What to Know About GMO’s

What Does Health Look Like in 2019?

The world of health is continuously evolving and changing to meet the needs of the modern-day consumer. While those changes always hold a similar goal in mind, the steps taken to achieve that goal vary greatly. 2019 is expected to be a year unlike any other in the health industry for multiple reasons, but we’re […]

By |January 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Does Health Look Like in 2019?

Avoid Winter and Cold Weather Injuries with these Safety Tips!

Winter should be a fun season filled with sledding, ice skating, snowman making, and other types of cold weather joy.

To keep the winter happy and healthy, it is paramount to remember key safety tips to avoid winter-related injuries during the early part of the year. A little bit of simple preparation prevents painful injuries […]

By |December 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Avoid Winter and Cold Weather Injuries with these Safety Tips!

A Pediatric Health Checklist for your child’s expected (and unexpected) healthcare needs!

You already know that maintaining your child’s overall health throughout their developmental years and adolescence is crucial. However, it sometimes feels like a lot when trying to get your child the best possible care while managing to fit as many medical appointments as necessary.

So what should you be doing to make sure your child […]

By |December 27th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on A Pediatric Health Checklist for your child’s expected (and unexpected) healthcare needs!

Check your skin because its National healthy skin month!

This month you should take some time & reflect on the condition of your skin! Most people tend to forget that our skin is the largest organ on our body & it needs to be worked on consistently. Instead of ignoring our skin because it may seem to appear okay or covering it with makeup […]

By |November 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Check your skin because its National healthy skin month!

Make sure to Snuff out those Allergies this Holiday Season

he Holiday season is upon us once again & we here at AFC North Bergen would like to wish you all a happy & safe holiday season. The Holidays are about spending time with your family, friends & loved ones. The last thing anyone wants to do is be sneezing up a storm at the Holiday […]

By |November 28th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Make sure to Snuff out those Allergies this Holiday Season
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