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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

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!
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