If you have watched the news, read a newspaper or spent time online in recent weeks, you’ve probably seen mentions of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, is quickly spreading globally with 28 reported cases in the state of Massachusetts at this time. Because not much is known […]
STD testing is an important health topic that everyone should know about before becoming sexually active. Unfortunately, that isn’t always how it works out. If you’re one of the many people with questions about STD testing, we have the answers to put your mind at ease!
What is STD Testing?
STD testing is a test that’s used […]
Did you know? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that more than 102 million Americans age 20 and older have high cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, so that’s a lot of people at an increased risk of developing heart disease!
During American Heart Month, our team at AFC Urgent […]
Did you know? Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans of both genders.
Smoking is one major risk factor for heart disease—and it’s a risk factor that’s entirely preventable. Our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants to share some insight about why smoking is so hazardous to your heart and how quitting […]
The holidays are not the only time of the year that you can get food poisoning. Any time there is food at an event or you are cooking dinner, there is a chance of food poisoning if you are not careful.
Because food poisoning is relatively common, our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants to […]
Do you think you might be experiencing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome? Find out if you are at risk!
Our team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants you to know your risk factors for irritable bowel syndrome, as well as how you can treat your digestive problem ASAP! Read on as we offer some perspective […]
As soon as the temperatures start dropping and the wreaths are hung, the joy of winter is ready to be celebrated! But there’s an infamous winter menace ready to rain on your parade: Black ice. Named after the black roads that lie underneath its transparent surface, black ice is a thin, invisible layer of ice […]
You’re going to want to stay warm this winter, as winters can be unpredictable. It’s surprising the amount of impact cold winters have on your well-being, which is why it’s crucial to stay warm in the winter. Embrace the benefits warmth has to offer and see the difference. If you want to keep your sanity this winter, […]
Asthma is prevalent today and should not be taken lightly. Because you may use an inhaler at all times, it doesn’t mean it will work to treat your asthma symptoms every time. Differentiating between a minor attack and a severe attack will save your life, or a loved one. This article will inform you on how to […]
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.
Read as our team at AFC Urgent […]