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How to manage and treat your child’s chickenpox

Chickenpox is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to many uncomfortable symptoms and disproportionately affects school-aged children.

The CDC explains that chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus which leads to the breakout of a blister-like rash across the face, chest, back, and other parts of the body. In addition, it can cause fever, headache, and […]

By |March 14th, 2019|Blog, News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to manage and treat your child’s chickenpox

Why you need to get travel vaccinations before certain trips

Traveling can be one of the most rewarding experiences but it takes a lot of preparation to do correctly.  From packing to booking flights and hotels, traveling is not a simple “pick up and go” situation for most people. Any decent travel plan that often gets overlooked is setting aside time to get your travel […]

By |March 14th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Why you need to get travel vaccinations before certain trips

The 2019 Healthy Checklist to Improve your Overall Health Next Year!

Maintaining your overall health may seem like a serious of meddlesome tasks that interrupt your day. Even though you may think maintaining health provides little benefit for the time it takes to keep up with appointments, the returns on strong health are immense.

Eating healthy, adhering to medications, limiting smoking, participating in physical activity, and keeping […]

By |November 17th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News|Comments Off on The 2019 Healthy Checklist to Improve your Overall Health Next Year!

Pumpkin Carving Tips

AFC Urgent Care Saugus wants you in the spirit of Halloween this year! Halloween consists of spooky costumes, lots of candy & of course decorating the house! The biggest decorations of Halloween consist of Carving Pumpkins! Carving pumpkins, however, lead to hundreds of injuries every year! We will be discussing some tips you can use […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Pumpkin Carving Tips

Summer doesn’t have to mean sunburn!

Summertime is one of the best times of the year & we at AFC Urgent Care hope you are enjoying yourselves. As we approach the middle of August the sun is reaching its peak! Now is the time to be more cautious about getting a sunburn! Did you know that the most common type of cancer […]

By |August 9th, 2018|Health News, News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Summer doesn’t have to mean sunburn!

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 AFC Urgent Care Saugus understand that not everyone wants to grab a drug off of the pharmacy counter, but people want to be able […]

By |June 4th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News, 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, Health News, News, 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 you lock […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News|Comments Off on Allergens Hiding in Your Home

Urgent Care or the ER?

Did you know that as many as 1 in 5 Americans visits an ER each year?
Surprising, isn’t it? And of these visits, many were for injuries and illnesses that could have been easily treated outside of the traditional hospital Emergency Room. According to the Center for Disease Control the most common reasons for an emergency […]

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