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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.

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By |October 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Family Health and Fitness

It’s Not Too Late To Get Sunburned!

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!
What is […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late To Get Sunburned!

Get Your Back-to-School Physicals!

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 […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Get Your Back-to-School Physicals!

The Nose Knows When It Comes To Seasonal Allergies

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 […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Nose Knows When It Comes To Seasonal Allergies

Is It A Cold or Allergies: A Worried Parent’s Guide

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 […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is It A Cold or Allergies: A Worried Parent’s Guide

Allergens Hiding in Your Home

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 […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergens Hiding in Your Home

Allergy Alternative? A Little Exercise RX

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 […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergy Alternative? A Little Exercise RX

Treating Seasonal Allergies

As the blissful fragrance of the new season fills the air, the grass turns bright green and birds sing their cheerful tune, most of us will opt outside to reap the benefits of beautiful weather. However, for more than 50 million allergy sufferers in the U.S., seasonal triggers can put a real damper on the […]

By |May 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Treating Seasonal Allergies

Why Do Allergies Come and Go?

As long as Jenna can remember, every spring and fall in Ohio brought a familiar rite of passage, red, watery, puffy eyes that were hard to keep open at times, and bouts of near-constant “a-choos” that literally brought her to a standstill because, well, you can’t walk and see where you’re going when your eyes […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Do Allergies Come and Go?

Allergies and Asthma: How They May Go Hand-In-Hand

Spring has sprung and so have those nasty springtime allergies. The pollens, the molds; they might be tiny, but they sure can have a huge impact on your health. But, for about 25 million people in the United States that suffer from asthma, spring allergies pose an even larger risk. According to the Asthma and Allergy […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergies and Asthma: How They May Go Hand-In-Hand