Signs Your Child Has the Flu

January 30, 2017

" Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look for:   Fever If your child has the flu, it will often be accompanied by a high fever. A child ...

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AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

January 20, 2017

" 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, and as we approach peak flu season you’re more likely than before to catch the ...

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Tips for Proper Snow Shoveling

January 17, 2017

" Shoveling snow is like a full body workout.  You’re exercising your arms, back, core, and legs.  Shoveling requires a lot of bending, twisting, and lifting.  Before you begin your workout, you usually stretch to prevent muscle injury, right?  The same applies with shoveling. The next time snow hits the ground and you bring out your shovel, keep these few tips in mind to prevent you from hurting yourself this winter season. Get your body ...

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New Year, New Health Goals

January 12, 2017

" 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 pattern, and choose resolutions that will have a big impact on your life without taking an enormous effort? Choosing high-impact ...

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