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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?
Going to get […]

By |July 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Types of Lab Testing at an Urgent Care

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 […]

By |July 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Tips to Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Is Your Coffee Habit Harming Your Health?

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages around the globe. The smell, the taste, and the effects of the caffeine draw people to the drink. It comes in more forms now than ever before, and you can find it almost anywhere, from drive-thru lanes to grocery stores. If you’re one of the many people […]

By |June 16th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is Your Coffee Habit Harming Your Health?

Mental Health Awareness

Mental health issues are on the rise in America, particularly among young people. Mental, emotional, and social well-being are all important aspects of mental health and are crucial in maintaining a healthy and balanced life in all these key areas. Mental health issues can manifest in different forms and affect anyone. Whether it’s anxiety, mood […]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness

Top Common Urgent Care Uses to Improve Overall Health in 2019

Keeping on top of your overall health is a great New Year’s resolution that can lead to long-term happiness and enjoyment of life. Good overall health allows you to do all your favorite things in life.

Conversely, poor overall health can lead to frustrations, delays inactivity, and emotional duress. Making sure that you’re completing the […]

By |December 27th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Top Common Urgent Care Uses to Improve Overall Health in 2019

Managing Injuries: Do you need an ER or an Urgent Care Center?

Injuries happen unexpectedly, seriously derail your current schedule, and can put your health in serious danger depending upon the nature of the injury.

Managing injuries can be stressful and downright scary if you’re unsure of how to best pursue treatment. Usually, the best options for treating an injury like a bone break, cut, or sprain […]

By |December 27th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Managing Injuries: Do you need an ER or an Urgent Care Center?

Drink today to keep dehydration away!

Summertime is everyone’s favorite time of the year! But before you drop everything to go lay in the sun, you should stop and think of dehydration! Did you know the body is made out of 65% of water? We use water in our everyday functions of life. Dehydration doesn’t just come from running around or doing exercise with […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drink today to keep dehydration away!

Did you know it’s National Immunization Awareness Month?

What exactly is NIAM?
National immunization month is held every August to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinations. AAP wants to highlight the importance of immunization for all ages. AFC Urgent care supports this cause and we are celebrating NIAM!
Why are vaccines important?
Vaccines help stop us from contracting deadly diseases. It is a common misconception that […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Did you know it’s National Immunization Awareness Month?