The number of individuals experiencing food allergy is on the rise, and food allergy appears to be more common among children than adults. Millions of Americans have food allergies, but the condition still remains a mystery. However, food allergy is having a real impact on the life of those who have to deal with the […]
As your child explores and learns more about their surroundings, certain ailments are bound to occur. Rashes are common among children, but can have side effects or be contagious. If a suspicious-looking rash is creeping up your child’s hand and feet and appearing around their mouth, they may have hand, foot and mouth disease. Most […]
With nicer weather comes heightened risk of allergy symptoms and reactions, especially as you begin to spend more time outdoors. Certain allergens, especially pollen, can trigger symptoms almost instantaneously and cause discomfort. If you begin to exhibit symptoms, visit AFC Urgent Care New Bedford for immediate treatment.
Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction
You’ll notice an uptick in […]
Opioid addiction has become an epidemic in this country. From prescription pain-killers to illegal substances, including heroin, the number of addicts continues to grow. Over 2.5 million Americans are currently suffering. While there is no simple cure to opioid dependency, there are steps that can be taken towards preventing and managing the addiction.
Opioid Abuse […]
Occupational medicine programs are one of the most effective ways to maintain healthy and happy employees. Not only does it keep your employees healthy, but it works to protect you from employee shortages and potential worker’s compensation claims from sick or injured employees. While occupational medicine could be a great addition to any workplace, learning […]
Chances are, you or someone you know is a vape user. The new smokeless tobacco product has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years, now with more users than ever before. Vape products market themselves as being a safe alternative to smoking. While vaping may be more reliable than traditional cigarettes, many people are left […]
With thousands of urgent cares spread across the United States, deciding which one to visit when you need treatment can be a challenge. There are multiple factors to consider when choosing which urgent care, you visit. To help make the task a little easier for you, we’ve put together a few simple tips to evaluate […]
With the new year in full swing, you’ve probably been doing some self-reflecting and goal setting. Instead of promising to lose 50 pounds this year or never eat fast food again, we want to help you set goals easily within your reach. These 3 tips can be used this year and for years to come. […]
This time of the year is usually focused on flu prevention since the common virus spreads at peak levels in wintertime.
Even though every person should get a flu shot and actively prevent the flu, there is a slew of other seasonal winter illnesses that can make your life extremely difficult. It helps your chances of […]
The holidays are here once again which means it is time to go home & see your family. If you are married or in a relationship, you may be traveling to see another family on top of that. Moving around the holidays is something that we all do & unfortunately, it comes with a lot of […]