Month: January 2015

Women's Checkup Checklist

January is a great month to focus on women’s health. It’s a new year, and time for a new start, health-wise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on cervical cancer prevention and raises awareness about the benefits of folic acid to kick off 2015. At AFC Urgent Care , we thought we’d piggyback …

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Women’s Checkup Checklist

January is a great month to focus on women’s health. It’s a new year, and time for a new start, health-wise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focuses on cervical cancer prevention and raises awareness about the benefits of folic acid to kick off 2015. At AFC Urgent Care , we thought we’d piggyback …

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Don't Let the Flu Beat you Down

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and …

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Don’t Let the Flu Beat you Down

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a scary report, outlining the severity of the flu this year. Due to an uptick in deaths attributed to the flu, the CDC declared the flu had reached epidemic status. While that sounds serious, there are still ways for you to ward off the flu and …

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Norovirus (Stomach Flu)

The leading cause of food-borne sickness and gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach or Intestines), Norovirus is a group of highly contagious viruses that cause gastrointestinal illness in humans. Norovirus has gotten the inaccurate nickname “Stomach Flu” though it has no relation to the flu: a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Extremely resilient to …

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