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Firework Safety

The 4th of July is right around the corner, which means people are flocking to fireworks stores to buy their displays. While leaving fireworks to the professionals is always the safest option, we understand that some people would instead make the fun themselves! Fireworks lead to a staggering number of injuries each year. Before you […]

By |June 28th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Firework Safety

Dangers of Vaping

Vaping is a trend that’s been on the rise with all ages and demographics. What began as something people thought was a safe alternative to smoking, has now become something people do as a hobby. It may be cool to exhale large vapor clouds that have a fruity scent, but the health dangers inside of […]

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Food Allergy Awareness

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 […]

By |May 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Food Allergy Awareness

What Parents Need to Know About Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

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 […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Parents Need to Know About Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

How Can I Tell if I am Having an Allergic Reaction?

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 […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Can I Tell if I am Having an Allergic Reaction?

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, News & Updates|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, News & Updates|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
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