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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?

Allergic to Chestnuts over an Open Fire? How to Prevent Common Holiday Allergies

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 […]

By |November 25th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergic to Chestnuts over an Open Fire? How to Prevent Common Holiday Allergies

How To Recover from General Illness

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 […]

By |October 24th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Recover from General Illness

Beware Of Pumpkin Carving

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 […]

By |October 24th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Beware Of Pumpkin Carving

School Sanitation

Back to school time brings many worries for parents, but parents in low-income areas may have even more things on their mind. Low-income schools often suffer from poor sanitation techniques that may result in dangerous conditions for the children. Many of these children may not realize how unsanitary the requirements are and they may not […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on School Sanitation

School Safety Tips

As a school administrator, it’s your first priority to make schools as safe as possible for your faculty and students. It can be hard to keep up on safety and security procedures, especially in larger schools, but there are some easy to implement tips you can use to make your school safer this year. Let’s […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on School Safety Tips

Which sunblock should you use to prevent sunburn?

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), […]

By |August 6th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Which sunblock should you use to prevent sunburn?