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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]