In a world filled with technology, deadlines, and never-ending schedules, finding the time to create a proper sleeping schedule seems impossible. While it’s easy to push sleep down on your list of priorities, your health could be paying the price. A lack of sleep has been linked to weight gain, headaches, falling asleep while driving, […]
You’ve likely come in contact with an anti-vaxxer or two by now. If you haven’t, you’ve undoubtedly read the controversy surrounding the movement online. Anti-vaxxers are a group of people that refuse to vaccinate their children because they claim the vaccines themselves are not safe. From claims that they’re no longer needed to argue that […]
Heart disease kills roughly 610,000 people in the United States annually, which amount to 1 in every 4 deaths, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics.
Risk factors including high blood cholesterol, obesity, and hypertension are major risks that can lead to the development of heart disease down the line. It is important […]
At the most unexpected times, you may find yourself in a situation that requires first aid treatment. For those sudden and unexpected injuries, a basic set first aid skills can help stabilize injuries and create better treatment outcomes for patients.
Performing first aid could even mean the difference between life and death if someone experiences a […]
The latest trend in the world of elective health procedures is vitamin IV infusions. We decided to take a closer look at the trend to learn a little more about the process, potential benefits, and actual evidence supporting those claims. Before you set up an appointment and begin shelling out hundreds of dollars for a […]
Winter is now in full effect, which means the flu is at its most infectious peak! While it may not seem like you’ll get the flu, or believe your immune system is strong enough to fight it off, it is still important to actively prevent the flu.
Influenza (the flu) season can start as early […]
2019 has just begun, but fitness is already trending! New year’s resolutions only scratch the surface of the fitness craze that’s expected to continue this year. With the fitness trend taking off, knowing when and how to hop on board is intimidating. 2019 is the year of breaking traditional fitness barriers – check out some […]
The most beautiful time of the year is here again, & the Holidays are the time of the year when most of us are taking some time off of work to go home & be with our family, loved ones & friends. Nobody wants to be dealing with allergies while they are the ones enjoying […]
If you have traveled for the holidays before then, you know that it can be extremely stressful, exhausting & your hygiene may not do the best. If you are going to more than one place this holiday season or all over the country then having your health suffer while traveling can leave you uncomfortable. Nobody wants to […]
AFC Urgent Care hope you are getting festive for the holidays this October! However, ghost & ghouls aren’t the only things you should be scared of this Halloween; It is still flu season! Flu season is from early Septemeber- mid-December, if you still need to get your flu shot, you should get it immediately! If […]