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Dispelling Common Health Myths

In the age of the internet, you’re constantly being bombarded with health tips and tricks that may be questionable at best. Unfortunately, many of those are spreading false information. False health information leads to misinformed and potentially dangerous conditions in your day to day life. Lucky for you, we’re here to set the record straight! […]

By |May 8th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Dispelling Common Health Myths

What Are the Types of Vaccines for Children, Adults, and Travelers?

Vaccinations play an essential role in the health of both children and adults. The types of vaccinations for each group is different, but they’re all equally as important. Ensuring you or your child is receiving the necessary vaccines on the correct schedule is vital to maintaining a healthy and happy society.

AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on What Are the Types of Vaccines for Children, Adults, and Travelers?

What are the Main differences Between Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, and Primary Care Offices?

When it comes to healthcare access and providers, retail clinics, urgent care centers, and primary care offices have been instrumental in providing care for many who need their services. However, these health centers are not one and the same. While they all offer access to medical services, the extent of what they provide varies. How […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on What are the Main differences Between Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, and Primary Care Offices?

Heart Health Management Tips for American Heart Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease kills roughly 610,000 people in the United States annually, which amount to 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, but it can be hard to detect, showing minimal signs or symptoms. If people take […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Heart Health Management Tips for American Heart Month

Hygiene Tips to Prevent the Flu this Season

It’s wintertime and  flu season is at its peak! Make sure you get your annual flu shot and keep up with hygiene tips to avoid catching the flu, common cold, or another type of seasonal illness.

Just follow these quick hygiene and wellness tips to fight the flu and keep from getting sick. Also share […]

By |January 14th, 2019|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Hygiene Tips to Prevent the Flu this Season

Didn’t Get Your Flu Shot Yet? You Still Have A Chance!

With the weather turning cooler, and the night’s getting longer, this means we’re heading for the winter season, and with that comes flu season.  If you’ve been holding off on getting your seasonal flu shot, now’s the time to get vaccinated before the flu season really sets in.  Here’s what you need to know about […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Didn’t Get Your Flu Shot Yet? You Still Have A Chance!

5 Reasons to Visit Walk-in Urgent Care

When you have a medical emergency, your first thought may be to visit the emergency room.  Emergency rooms see all types of patients, which means you might be waiting a while if your medical concern is not deemed “life-threatening.”  Thanks to urgent care centers like AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport, patients are able to receive the […]

By |October 30th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Visit Walk-in Urgent Care

Family Health and Fitness

Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.

Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.

To […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Family Health and Fitness

Go Back-to-School with a Healthy Breakfast

School is back in session, and we know that can mean (organized) chaos! It may be difficult to get your child fed and out the door in time, but it is crucial for development, both mentally and physically, that children receive proper nutrition throughout the school day. Breakfast keeps your child energized, full and ready […]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Go Back-to-School with a Healthy Breakfast

The Nose Knows When It Comes To Seasonal Allergies

When it comes to treating your seasonal allergies with home remedies, there’s usually more fiction than fact. There are healing claims about everything from apple cider vinegar to local bee pollen. The doctors at American Family Care understand that not everyone wants to grab a drug off of the pharmacy counter, but people want to […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on The Nose Knows When It Comes To Seasonal Allergies
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