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 […]
Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]
Plants can brighten up a landscape, but some can be dangerous! This summer, AFC Urgent Care wants you to watch out for these poisonous plants, and to know what to do if you come into contact with them!
Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are the big three when it comes to poisonous plants — […]