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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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), […]
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 […]