The Importance of a Seasonal Flu Shot

Influenza, also known more widely as “the flu”, is a common disease that affects millions of Americans each year. The flu is a very adaptive disease in the sense that it is constantly changing. That’s why it’s imperative you receive an annual vaccination to help your body create essential anti-bodies to help combat the virus.

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By |September 16th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Allergies may not seem like a significant illness that needs immediate treatment, but ignoring your symptoms can have serious, long-lasting effects. If left untreated, allergies can greatly affect your quality of life; you may suffer from increased risk of health problems, decreased brain function and even mood instability. Early treatment is key to avoiding allergy-related […]

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Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit AFC Urgent Care for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in […]

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How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect a lot of people in the springtime. As soon as the trees begin to bloom, many people are met with sniffling noses, watery eyes and endless coughing, among other symptoms. It can be hard to deal with your own allergies, but when your kids get allergies, it’s especially tough. Here are some […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

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What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Causes Allergy Symptoms?

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

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AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

If you’ve gotten your flu shot already, great job! You’re much better protected against getting the flu this flu season. And if you still haven’t gotten your yearly flu shot yet, there’s no time to waste! Protecting yourself against the flu is vital to your health, as well as the health of those around you, […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

Protect Yourself Against Winter Hazards

New York winters can bring extremely cold weather, wind chills, heavy snowfalls, freezing rain, and ice, all of which can present hazards.

As the temperature starts declining, it is important to make sure you’re prepared for winter-related dangers.  Here are a few common winter hazards and how you can protect yourself.

Hypothermia – Hypothermia is a medical […]

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Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?

Three million people each year contract the influenza virus. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) insists that everyone receive a flu shot each year. Despite this, many still fail to get a flu shot. The vaccine can protect you against multiple strands of the flu, saving you from suffering any potentially life-threatening conditions.

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By |October 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?
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