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What To Do When Your Child Has a Sports Injury

Sports injuries are highly common in the U.S. The CDC estimates nearly 3.2 million children between the ages of 5 to 14 visit the emergency room for sports-related injuries. For high school children, sports injuries are the most common reason for a medical visit.

However, the high rate of sports injuries should not discourage you from enrolling […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What To Do When Your Child Has a Sports Injury

How to Manage Potential Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies including hay fever impact millions of Americans each year. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year.

The widespread impact of seasonal allergies in the U.S highlights the need for effective prevention and management for patients. Especially during spring, seasonal allergies become […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Manage Potential Seasonal Allergies

When should you get an STD test?

STDs are extremely common in the U.S as more than 2.6 million are infected with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis annually, according to annual surveillance reports from CDC. This means that most sexually active adults are likely at a pretty high risk for getting an STD.

However, some sexually active adults are at higher risks than others. […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News|Comments Off on When should you get an STD test?

Common mistakes to avoid when addressing sports injuries

Sports injuries can happen at the most unexpected time and impact millions of school-aged children every year. The CDC estimates that 3.2 million ER visits a year are a direct result of sport-related injury.

When your child experiences a sports injury, there are three things you should immediately do:

Make sure the injured athlete is in a […]

By |March 15th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Common mistakes to avoid when addressing sports injuries

Mass. Public Health Updates to Keep Aware of: Feb. 2019

At AFC Burlington, we strive to do everything in our power to keep you and your family healthy and safe. Besides providing high-quality and affordable urgent care services, we also are here to educate you on the latest public health updates happening across Massachusetts.

The winter in Massachusetts has become increasingly flu-heavy as flu cases […]

By |February 13th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News|Comments Off on Mass. Public Health Updates to Keep Aware of: Feb. 2019

Keep your Heart Health in Check for American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month and is the perfect time for friends, family, medical communities, and other groups to promote awareness of cardiac health risks, including heart disease.

According to the CDC, nearly one in three Americans has high blood cholesterol that increases their risk of developing chronic heart disease later on in life. While […]

By |February 4th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Keep your Heart Health in Check for American Heart Month!

A Guide to Upper Respiratory Infections and Their Treatment

Upper respiratory infections are, at best, frustrating and painful and, at worst, serious illnesses that can land people in the hospital for extended periods. This guide will help you understand what these infections are, what can cause them, and what treatments are available.
What are upper respiratory infections?
Upper respiratory infections are usually bacterial, but sometimes viral, […]

By |January 24th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on A Guide to Upper Respiratory Infections and Their Treatment

The Benefits of Well-Child Visits

If you’re a parent, you know how busy life can get on a daily basis. Sometimes, this means that services like well-child pediatric visits fall by the wayside. For the good of your child and your family, however, it is essential to schedule these appointments. There are a variety of positive outcomes to attending well-child […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Benefits of Well-Child Visits

Tips for A Healthy 2019

The new year is just around the corner, so resolutions are probably on your mind. If you’ve made a mistake in past years of promising yourself to quit smoking or lose 50 pounds and fell short, don’t get discouraged! Many people set their sights too high when making goals to improve their health for the […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for A Healthy 2019

How to Prevent Getting Sick With the Flu

If you haven’t already seen it, within the next few weeks, you’ll notice everyone around you coughing, sneezing, and looking downright miserable.  Cold and flu season is here!  A typical flu season can last from late November through March.  Along with getting vaccinated for the flu, practicing good hygiene and health habits can keep germs […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Prevent Getting Sick With the Flu