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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

Allergy Alternative? A Little Exercise RX

When you have that miserable, stuffy, sneezy, stopped-up feeling from allergies, all you really feel like doing is climbing into bed or relaxing on the couch and taking whatever your doctor has prescribed. Probably the last thing on your mind is exercising! How can you run when you can’t breathe? How do you stretch when […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Allergy Alternative? A Little Exercise RX

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month! The focus of this campaign is to bring attention to the importance of making healthy choices and developing wide-ranging and physical activity habits.

This year’s theme is, “Go Further with Food.” As mentioned by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on March is National Nutrition Month

Why Your Strep Throat Keeps Coming Back

Have you ever had that scratchy, itchy feeling at the back of your throat? The one that starts in the back of your throat then suddenly turns into a painful burning sensation. Some people mention that it feels like trying to swallow broken glass. Now that’s a pretty vivid description of the common sore throat […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Why Your Strep Throat Keeps Coming Back

Is Lack of Sleep Making You Sick?

Doctors recommend adults receive seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, according to HuffPost, more than a third of Americans regularly do not sleep enough. That means that roughly 83.6 million adults in the U.S. alone are sleep deprived. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 34.8 percent of […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Is Lack of Sleep Making You Sick?

Think You Have the Flu?

It’s the New Year and you’re not feeling so well. You have a cough, runny nose, body aches and a high fever. It sounds like you may have the flu!

At the beginning of the current flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that everyone over the age of 6 months should […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Think You Have the Flu?

Man Up and Take Charge of Your Health

With Father’s Day right around the corner, AFC Urgent Care Bridgeport is encouraging fathers to “Man Up” and take charge of their health by making lifestyle changes and visiting our urgent care center for preventative services.

Regular Wellness Exam

As you age, regular wellness physicals are critical to determine underlying medical conditions that can be treated with […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on Man Up and Take Charge of Your Health

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every New Year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. Often during the hustle and bustle of the New Year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that pattern, and […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

How to Stay Safe at Your Summer Barbecue

Summertime is the best time for grilling outdoors with family and friends. But while you’re grilling and chilling, here at AFC Urgent Care want to make sure you are staying safe, as well. So take some time to remember these tips for your next summer barbecue, and you’ll be more prepared to keep you and […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Blog, News and Press|Comments Off on How to Stay Safe at Your Summer Barbecue
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