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Men’s Health

Staying healthy is no easy task in our busy modern world. Knowing a few simple facts and tips about your health is the key to incorporating health consciousness whenever you possibly can. Check out these men’s health facts and suggestions that could help you lead a longer and healthier life! 

Oral Health Hack

If you suffer from […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Men’s Health

Emphasizing Hygiene to your Child

The little reminders you make to your kids can get tiresome. Constantly asking them to pick up their things, be careful when playing, and even instilling proper manners can get tough the older that kids get. 
The Importance of Hygiene for Children
Basic practices of proper hygiene are really important for your child. Here’s why.
Children Get Sick […]

By |August 29th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Emphasizing Hygiene to your Child

Why Kids Need Back to School Physicals

It’s back to school season all across the country, and in some states and cities, kids are already back in the swing of things. For others, Labor Day weekend marks the final days of summer vacation. Ahead of the new school year, several things need to happen to prepare. For starters, school supply shopping is […]

By |August 29th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Kids Need Back to School Physicals

Making Your Camping Trip Safe

Planning a camping trip is an exciting way to break out of the boring day to day routine. You get to unplug and live a simpler life for a few days. Before you load up your car and pitch a tent, it’s important that you understand the dangers that come along with camping and how […]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Making Your Camping Trip Safe

Keeping Your Summer Grilling Accident Free

There’s nothing better than food fresh off the grill on a warm summer day. Rather grilling is a hobby or just an occasional cooking method you use, safety should be your top priority. It’s easy to become too comfortable and forget about safe grilling habits, but we’re here to help you remember!

The Basics of Grill […]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Keeping Your Summer Grilling Accident Free

Fitness Tips for Pregnant Women

Many women worry about their weight during pregnancy. Rather than focusing on the number on the scale, you should be focusing on your overall fitness. Staying fit during pregnancy can help reduce back pain and even make your labor and delivery process easier! Of course, fitness during pregnancy is a little different than fitness for […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Fitness Tips for Pregnant Women

Food Allergy Awareness

In the U.S. alone, food allergies affect more than 30 million people, children, and adults alike. Children, however, most commonly experience food allergy symptoms. Food allergy problems can emerge at any age, and any food could trigger an allergic reaction. Food allergy numbers are on the rise, and it is still a highly misunderstood condition. […]

By |May 10th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Food Allergy Awareness

National Donor Day

Did you know that there are over 120,000 American’s currently waiting for a life-saving organ transplant? When you learn that one organ donor could save up to 50 of those people, it’s hard to understand why so many are still left waiting. The reason is simple – people aren’t donating! National Donor Day takes place […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on National Donor Day

Watch Out For The Candy !

AFC Urgent Care Springfield would like to wish you a happy Halloween! Halloween is full of costumes & scares & most importantly the candy! We know the spooky holiday consist of a huge binge of candy at the end of the night but did you know that children eat an estimated 7,000 calories on Halloween night? […]

By |October 31st, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Watch Out For The Candy !

Did you get your flu shot?

It is the end of October & the flu is still here! You cannot forget about the flu this time of the year since flu season is almost at its peak. The best way to protect yourself from the flu is to get your flu shot! If you have not gotten yours yet AFC Urgent […]

By |October 30th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Did you get your flu shot?