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How to Manage and Prevent Opioid Dependency

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 […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Manage and Prevent Opioid Dependency

How to Start an Occupational Medicine Program

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 […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Start an Occupational Medicine Program

Is Vaping Safe?

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 […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is Vaping Safe?

How to Evaluate a Good Urgent Care

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 […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Evaluate a Good Urgent Care

3 Tips for A Healthy 2019

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. […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 3 Tips for A Healthy 2019

Seasonal Illness in Winter to Watch Out For (Besides the Flu!)

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 […]

By |January 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Seasonal Illness in Winter to Watch Out For (Besides the Flu!)

Some travel hygiene tips for the Holidays

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 […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Some travel hygiene tips for the Holidays

Don’t let your allergies be naughty this holiday season

It is the end of November & that means that the holiday season is finally here! During the holidays it is normal for us to go home & spend some time with family & loved ones! The last thing any of us want to do is be sneezing up a storm at the dinner table. AFC Urgent […]

By |November 29th, 2018|News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t let your allergies be naughty this holiday season

Don’t Sneeze Your Way Into The Flu

It may already be October but scary movies aren’t the only thing you need to be afraid of this Halloween! It is still Flu season! Contrary to popular belief, flu season is from early Septemeber to mid-December! Flu season is still in full effect however & you still need to protect yourself from it even if […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Sneeze Your Way Into The Flu

3 Tips for Pumpkin Carving Safety

Halloween is approaching & we here at AFC Urgent Care NewBedford want you to get into the spooky spirit! Halloween is full of frights, creepy costumes & of course decorations! One of the decoration tables of Halloween is, of course, the jack-o-lantern. Now is the time to start carving your pumpkins so they can be […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Pumpkin Carving Safety
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