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Prevent the Flu from happening to YOU!

Unpredictable, but completely avoidable with a single dose vaccination, flu season is officially here. The flu affects thousands of people every year, making it even more important for you and your family to receive their vaccination. Every year the string of influenza virus changes, making last year’s shot useless and no longer applicable in fighting […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

How Do You Fix Incontinence?

With Bladder Health Month this November, our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield wants you to start paying attention to a part of your body you might not think about until you go to the restroom—your bladder. There are several bladder problems out there, including cystitis, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis. In today’s blog, we’re going […]

By |November 16th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Do You Fix Incontinence?

What Drinks Are Good for Your Bladder?

November is Bladder Health Month! We don’t often think about our bladders until something is wrong, but this month provides the opportunity to learn more about keeping the bladder healthy. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield offers some perspective on the topic.

What Are the Symptoms of Bladder Issues?

While many of us […]

By |November 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Drinks Are Good for Your Bladder?

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

Protect Your Child’s Health in School

School is an exciting time for children and parents alike, but it’s also a time that comes with some new risks. Children are naturally more prone to illness due to their developing immune system. When you combine that with the high number of children in one place every day at school, it’s no wonder that […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Protect Your Child’s Health in School

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

How Much Coffee is Too Much?

If you’re a coffee lover, you understand how important it is to start your day. People become so used to the taste, the caffeine kick, and the habit of drinking coffee each day that they don’t realize how much they’re consuming. Taking in too much coffee is dangerous, especially in the summer. But that brings […]

By |June 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Much Coffee is Too Much?