Swimming pools can be a magnet for children, whether it’s splash time or not. The water is simply inviting, but an unsupervised, active or especially confident child is inviting danger getting in or near a swimming pool when adults are not around. A child can drown in seconds, and each year, there are hundreds of […]
Being a parent comes with many trials, tribulations, and areas of uncertainty. When your child is injured or sick you want to do what’s best for them, but how do you decide what the best course of action really is? It’s up to you to determine if your child needs an appointment with their pediatrician, […]
Urgent care facilities have grown in popularity around the United States. As people become busier and busier, it seems that they want everything faster, including medical care. While emergency rooms used to be filled with simple injuries, strep throat, and wounds needing stitches, primary concerns have been able to take over much of that patient […]
A new year is a unique time to improve yourself in many ways. One thing that people tend to strive for in the new year is losing weight & becoming more health conscious. One of the most important things we can do to change our bodies is eating better & smarter! A diet does not have […]
It’s the new year & hopefully, you want to use this new begging as a time to upgrade yourself! Every year people make their new years resolutions to completely transform their bodies but we here at AFC Urgent Care Dedham want you all to pick more reasonable goals instead. We would like you to forget about […]
Do holiday allergies get you coughing instead of caroling?
The holidays around the end of the calendar year tend to create spikes in food and nut allergies as people whip up nutty pies, pastries, and other traditional holiday treats that contain common allergens.
Don’t let holiday allergies spoil your time with family and friends with the following […]
It is October & it is not only the time of year for frights & candy but also its the time of the year when people get sick! Urgent Cares always spike from September to December because of Flu season & the changes in weather. If you are feeling under the weather we want to […]
AFF Urgent Care Dedham would like to wish you all a Happy Halloween & wants everyone to get in the spooky spirit. Wearing scary costumes, eating candy & carving pumpkins is all part of this holiday. However, did you know that hundreds of kids go to Urgent Cares every year for pumpkin carving related injuries? We […]
Sunburn & sunblock
This summer is known for beach time, water parks, tanning & unfortunately sunburn! We should know to always apply sunblock when you are going to be outside for a while. Sunburn occurs when we are exposed to the suns rays for a long period of time. The suns rays are composed of UV light (UVA&UVB), […]
Would you let your child in a car with no seat belt? Ride a bike with no helmet? These answers may be obvious because these things protect our children from harm. A vaccination is a very important way to protect your child from dangerous diseases. Old diseases form the 1800’s haven’t gone away. By Vaccinating your […]