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The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Lyndhurst encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful weather …

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Back to School Health Tips

Break out the lunch boxes and the three-ring binders, back-to-school season is upon us again! Amid the mad dash for backpacks, pencil cases and the rapidly approaching school bus, it’s easy to forget about the health concerns of going back to school. Back-to-school time is also prime time for germs and bugs; an enormous number …

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Avoid Lyme Disease With These Deer Tick Prevention Tips

New Jersey and many other areas in the North are known as a hot bed for Lyme disease carrying deer ticks, especially in the summer. Found on deer, mice, squirrels, and other small rodents native to the New England area, deer ticks feed off the blood of their hosts with a typically harmless bite. Some …

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Summer Health: Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac

After this year’s long and harsh winter, nothing’s better than spending time outdoors in the summer sun. It’s extreme ly important, however, to stay aware of your surroundings and protect yourself from summer health risks. Going outside in the summer increases your risk of rash from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. Within 12-72 …

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Summer Health: Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac

After this year’s long and harsh winter, nothing’s better than spending time outdoors in the summer sun. It’s extreme ly important, however, to stay aware of your surroundings and protect yourself from summer health risks. Going outside in the summer increases your risk of rash from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. Within 12-72 …

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5 Gluten Myths Debunked

While there is a lot of talk about the ‘universal health benefits’ of going gluten-free, there are many aspects of the lifestyle that most people are still unsure or unaware about. We believe that there is some truth out there, but that it is also important to clear the air on some of the bigger …

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Common Winter Health Complaints

February can be a bleak month, filled with gray, dreary days and chilly, blustery nights. While the chill in the air can’t be blamed for bugs going around the office or school, the cold itself can irritate the body, causing minor ailments.   Each winter season, doctors here at AFC Urgent Care find more and …

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