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How to Keep Children Safe Around the Pool

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 […]

By |June 17th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Keep Children Safe Around the Pool

The Right Time To Get A Travel Vaccination

Summer is officially here and that means for most of us our anticipated once a year vacation is around the corner! AFC Urgent Care Dedham is here to give you some advice on creating your “to do” list before you it is time to leave for your trip! Traveling unrepaired without the right vaccinations can […]

By |June 11th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Right Time To Get A Travel Vaccination

Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis Awareness Month is observed in May, and it’s a period to highlight what arthritis is, the impact it’s having on lives and the continued need for research and advocacy on behalf of all arthritis sufferers across America. Arthritis cases are on the rise, even as the condition remains a mystery. More than 50 million […]

By |May 4th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Arthritis Awareness Month

How Does Urgent Care Support Pediatric Health Needs?

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, […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Does Urgent Care Support Pediatric Health Needs?

The Truth About Women’s Related Health Myths

Women are constantly being told advice, tips, and old wives’ tales about how they should and shouldn’t care for themselves. From avoiding cancer to losing weight – it seems like the myths never end. While some of that advice may hold truth behind it, it turns out much of what we’re told could be leading […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Truth About Women’s Related Health Myths

Choosing a Good Urgent Care

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 […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Choosing a Good Urgent Care

Cook & diet better this year!

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 […]

By |January 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Cook & diet better this year!

2019 Health

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 […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 2019 Health

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes affects 26 million people each year. Chances are, if you don’t have diabetes, you know someone close to you that has been affected by it. Diabetes can be managed, but knowing you’re suffering is the first step. Let’s take a closer look at what exactly diabetes is and symptoms you should be looking out […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Diabetes Awareness

Understanding the Three W’s of Flu Shots: Why, When, and Where?

Why is it so important to get a flu shot?
December is here which means it is time to get your flu shot! If you’re thinking of skipping your shot, or think “I’m not going to need it,” then you may want to reconsider so you can enjoy the holiday season:

Last flu season rates of influenza […]

By |November 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Understanding the Three W’s of Flu Shots: Why, When, and Where?