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 Every year the string of influenza virus changes, making last year’s shot useless and no longer applicable in fighting […]
Does it seem like each year when winter rolls around you feel more tired and anxious than usual? You are not alone. In fact, seasonal affective disorder is diagnosed in 10 million people living in the United States each year.
The condition is fairly common, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield wants […]
Oh, the joys of winter! Although there are many fun things about the winter season, such as making snow angels, enjoying hot chocolate and spending time with family and friends during the holidays, there are also some not-so-fun things about this time of year, such as a higher risk of sinus infections.
Our team at AFC […]
Handwashing is something that we learn at a young age and use for the rest of our lives. Unfortunately, it’s easy to get a little lazy over the years and years of hand washing. It may seem silly to reevaluate the way you wash your hands after so many years of doing it, but it’s […]
The winter can be a wonderful time of year. Families all over the world come together to enjoy what can be a winter wonderland. As snow blankets homes and cities, one can forget just how dangerous winter can be. While the holidays may come and go, the inconvenience of the snow lingers long into the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]