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How Long Does the Flu Shot Last?

Getting your flu shot is a wonderful way to protect your health at the beginning of the flu season each year. However, flu clinics seem to be popping up earlier and earlier, making many people curious if it is possible to get your flu shot too far in advance.

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By |October 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Long Does the Flu Shot Last?

How Can I Prevent the Flu?

It is about that time of year when we start hearing the dreaded three-letter word being used—flu. However, there are steps you can take to try and prevent the flu before it attacks you and your loved ones.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants to offer you tips on how you can take action […]

By |October 1st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Can I Prevent the Flu?

Urgent Care VS Emergency Room Costs

Urgent care centers have started to grow in popularity in recent years. The rise in an urgent care center can be credited to many things, but one of the most important is the cost. To understand why urgent care centers are becoming the go-to option for many individuals, we have to break down what makes […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Urgent Care VS Emergency Room Costs

Why You Should Convince Your Friends to Get the Flu Shot

Having a discussion with your friends about the flu shot may not exactly sound like your idea of a fun Friday night, but it’s essential to make sure you have the discussion one night of the week. The flu is a vaccine that should be received every year during flu season, which is right now! […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why You Should Convince Your Friends to Get the Flu Shot

What Foods Can Help You Fight a Common Cold?

Are you starting to experience the symptoms of a cold? You are not alone, as millions of cases of the common cold occur each year in the United States.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants you to be aware of how to treat a cold, as well as the foods that can help you […]

By |September 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Foods Can Help You Fight a Common Cold?

What Are the Early Signs of Diabetes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million people living in the United States live with diabetes. Are you one of them?

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants you to know the signs to look for when it comes to diabetes, as well as ways to better manage your […]

By |September 1st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Are the Early Signs of Diabetes?

Three Keys to Teaching a Kid to love their Sport

For many parents, the hopes that a child plays a sport is present before the kid is even born. If you play a game as a child, you might grow up hoping that your child follows in your footsteps. There are a ton of reasons to love sports, and for kids, they are a great […]

By |August 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Three Keys to Teaching a Kid to love their Sport

Three Ways to Easily Renew your DOT Physical Certification

Whether you’ve been driving commercial vehicles for a long time now, or you’re just about to start this new adventure in your career, a few things are a given. For one, the work is steady, and many enjoy the trips and experience of the road. Another given is the DOT physical. The Department of Transportation […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Three Ways to Easily Renew your DOT Physical Certification

Do I Have Pollen Allergies?

Pollen allergies, also known as hay fever, are something that most Americans are familiar with. In fact, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergic rhinitis affects more than 20 million adults and 6 million children in the United States. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants you to learn ways you can prevent […]

By |August 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Do I Have Pollen Allergies?

How Can I Get My Kids Ready for School?

September is just around the corner, and we all know what that means. A new school year is about to begin!Now’s the perfect time to start preparing for the new school year, so our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants to offer some tips on how to get your kids back into the swing […]

By |August 1st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Can I Get My Kids Ready for School?