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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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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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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What is a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

As scientists and medical researchers continue to study the COVID-19 virus, they’ve been able to make significant progress in testing and detection. Recently, a rapid COVID test has been developed to increase efficiency in diagnosing and controlling the spread of the illness. Here’s everything you need to know about rapid COVID-19 testing. Why Is There …

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Which Medical Risk Factors Are Associated With COVID-19?

You may have heard that people with certain underlying medical conditions have an increased risk for catching COVID and/or having a more severe case. If you’re not sure if you’re at a higher risk, read on for more information about which risk factors are associated with COVID-19. Why Are There Risks? The COVID-19 infection can …

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