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 […]
Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]
The beautiful New England falls brings along the dreaded flu season, a time of year where everyone is coughing, sneezing, and looking downright miserable. Flu season is here, and you’re not exempt from getting sick if you’re not careful. Even the healthiest of us can catch the flu, especially spending a lot of time indoors […]
Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.
Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.
The summer may be winding down however the suns rays are not! Just because the weather may not be as hot does not mean you cannot get sunburned.
Did you know sunburn is the main cause of melanoma cancer? Melanoma cancer is the worlds most common form of cancer. Use these tips to stay away from sunburn!
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August is coming to a close and this means that your kids are getting ready to get back to school!
Most schools make physicals a requirement for the new year; a good tip is to check the school’s website for back to school requirements. Here are a few reasons why you should put your child’s back-to-school physical on […]
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 […]
Life might be easier if kids came with an instruction book. Most parents usually have enough questions to fill one and it can be extra difficult when your child is looking to you for answers and you don’t have any. That is especially true when they don’t feel good. All they want is for you […]
Many allergy sufferers feel they are waging a battle with the great outdoors this spring season, trying to keep watery eyes, runny noses and itchy throats from keeping them down. But the truth is, allergies can be triggered just as much by allergens hiding inside your home as they can by the ones outdoors. Before […]
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 […]