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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?

3 Reasons why you should Vaccinate your child

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Would you let your child in a car with no seat belt? Ride a bike with no helmet? These answers may be obvious because these things protect our children from harm.  A vaccination is a very important way to protect your child from dangerous diseases. Old diseases form the 1800’s haven’t gone away. By Vaccinating your […]

By |August 6th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 3 Reasons why you should Vaccinate your child

Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Summertimebrings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.

Before you go outside:

Use bug repellent on your skin and clothing.
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By |June 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

When the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and a light breeze is blowing, it is oh-so-tempting to throw open the windows and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of spring. Maybe you are even itching (pun intended) to roll up your sleeves and tackle some serious spring cleaning. But if you are one […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies

The signs of spring are all around; flowers blooming, bees buzzing, noses sneezing, and chests wheezing. Yes indeed, spring can be a beautiful time of the year, but it’s also a peak time for seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), allergies are a major cause of illness in […]

By |March 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies