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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

Veggies to Include in a Spring Diet

Losing weight is not the only reason to make a change in diet. In reality, everyone could likely be eating more beneficial foods for overall health and digestion. As Spring begins to bring fresh, colorful produce into home gardens and grocery stores, April and May serve as a great reminder to be incorporating more veggies […]

By |April 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Veggies to Include in a Spring Diet

Understanding the Differences between Common Cold and Allergies?

When Spring rolls around in April and May, a lot of changes start happening. Some are great, including flowers blooming, trees coming back to life, and more time spent outdoors. Unfortunately, some negative changes happen too. Itchy throats, runny noses, and more effects of the Spring season start to kick in this time of year. […]

By |April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding the Differences between Common Cold and Allergies?

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

When you should get STI/STD Testing

STI testing is something that everyone knows about, but very few people understand the real importance of it. STI testing is designed to help detect STI’s and treat them as soon as possible before they result in more severe health effects. We’re here to help ease your mind about how STI testing works when you […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When you should get STI/STD Testing

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!