We Make Occupational Health Stress-Free

When we joined the American Family Care network, we became a part of the nation’s most celebrated franchise of urgent care centers. Perhaps what differentiates American Family Care most from its competitors, is its long-standing reputation as a reliable and cost-effective source for occupational health solutions. Prior to us ever joining American Family Care, we at …

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Symptoms of Heat Rash

Heat rash affects patients of all ages. It may be more common among infants and toddlers, but children, teenagers, and even adults can get it too. Heat rash happens when pores get blocked due to trapped perspiration. They can cause blisters or deep red bumps, depending on their severity. Heat rash isn’t a serious medical …

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Grilling & Food Safety Tips

Proper food precautions are important to avoid any food-borne illnesses this summer. If you are planning on grilling this summer, be sure to follow these grilling tips to avoid any potential disasters. AFC Urgent Care North Bergen wants you to have a fun, safe, and healthy summer. That is why we’re working with our community to help …

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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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What is Nutrition?

Nutrition is a critical factor in an individual’s growth and development and their health and well-being. It’s both a study and process that has to do with the nutrients contained in foods, how the body utilizes them, and how they are connected to health, diet, and disease. A person’s nutritional status is largely dependent on …

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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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