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Is COVID Just Like the Flu?

Telling the difference between COVID-19 and the flu can be tricky since they share many of the same symptoms. As we enter flu season, it’s even more important to know whether you have the seasonal flu or the more serious coronavirus. Keep reading for more information about COVID and the flu.
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By |November 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is COVID Just Like the Flu?

Is It Too Late To Get My Flu Shot?

When it comes to the arrival of flu season, it’s best to be prepared. Getting a flu shot early on is the best way to protect yourself against an unwanted viral invader. But what happens if you weren’t able to get the flu shot at the start of the season? Is it too late? Keep […]

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Staying Healthy Before Holiday Travel

The holiday season often involves travel, including air, train and car to get home and spend time with your family. Regardless of how you travel back to your holiday celebrations, it is critical to make sure you stay healthy by maintaining your hygiene during your travels, which can reduce the possibility of you getting sick […]

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Avoiding Kitchen Injuries While Carving a Turkey

Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for the good things in your life and spend time with your friends and family. While the holiday is traditionally associated with relaxing, watching football and maybe beginning to decorate for upcoming celebrations, there is one event that can lead to tremendous stress: carving the Thanksgiving turkey. From […]

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Adjusting Your Exercises for Colder Weather

With the temperatures dropping and the last warm days giving into fall, your exercise routine is bound to change, incorporating more indoor activities rather than running or outdoor classes. Movement increases during the colder months because you are spending more time indoors, which leads to a heightened risk of injury. In order to prevent getting […]

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Why Now is the Best Time for Your Flu Shot

With flu season in full swing, it is important to make sure you take the necessary measures to keep yourself and your families protected against the virus. Luckily, the flu vaccine is available at AFC Urgent Care Paramus! There are many reasons why now is the best time to get your flu shot:
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Four Signs your Child is Being Peer Pressured

Children are very easily swayed into doing and saying what they see. That’s true as soon as their old enough to walk. For example, if you push over a pillow on the couch, kids will immediately try to copy you and see how you react. Humans are susceptible to peer pressure at all ages, but […]

By |August 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Four Signs your Child is Being Peer Pressured

Ways to Make Learning Easier for your Child

It feels second nature to us as adults, but learning isn’t easy. Sure, everyone has a different set of skills and abilities. Overall, the needs of a child vary based on how they are prepared to learn. In a way, you need to learn how to learn before you can actually learn anything at all. […]

By |August 12th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Ways to Make Learning Easier for your Child

Types of Lab Testing at an Urgent Care

With urgent cares becoming a more popular choice for receiving medical care, you’re probably wondering what exactly they have to offer. The services at an urgent care go far beyond stitches and diagnosing a sprained ankle. Urgent care is an excellent option if you’re in need of lab testing!

Do You Need Lab Testing?
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Tips to Stay Hydrated in the Heat

The sweltering summer heat hasn’t shown any signs of letting up shortly, which means it’s important you know how to protect yourself. High temperatures will very quickly lead to heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and dehydration. Staying hydrated in the heat is especially tricky for people who work or play sports outside. Luckily, we have some simple […]

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