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Diabetic Wound Risk and Management

Diabetes can lead to a variety of symptoms throughout the body. From kidney and heart problems to foot complications, the disease is severe and needs to be adequately treated. We’re going to dig a little deeper to discover more about wound risk, management, and what causes the wound susceptibility in diabetic patients.

Peripheral Arterial Disease
PAD is […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Diabetic Wound Risk and Management

Here’s a Holiday Travel Hygiene Guide to Improve your Vacationing!

The importance of hygiene when traveling during the holidays
Holiday travel may increase your risk of coming in contact with influenza, or another type of seasonal illness as travel spikes when people go to visit family or vacation. The CDC recommends that holiday travelers take the following actions to maintain hygiene and health as they travel […]

By |November 23rd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Here’s a Holiday Travel Hygiene Guide to Improve your Vacationing!

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

How To Stay Away From The Flu

AFC Urgent Care Saugus would like to wish everyone a spooky Halloween! We hope everyone is getting spooky but there is one thing that is scarier than ghost & ghouls this month, the flu! By this time of the year, most people seem to forget that flu season is from September to December. In other words, we […]

By |October 24th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Stay Away From The Flu

Don’t miss sleep hit the sheets!

AFC Urgent Care Saugus wants to wish everyone a good nights sleep! Studies show that Americans between the ages of 13-35 are getting about 65% the recommended amount of sleep they should be attaining! Not getting sleep is a serious issue that most of us take very lightly. If you think you are suffering from […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t miss sleep hit the sheets!

Sports injury prevention

AFC Urgent Care Saugus encourages parents to put their children in school sports. School sports are known to give kids a sense of responsibility, a group of friends & keeps them healthy. However being in sports can lead to numerous amount of injuries that could leave your child off the field. Read more to find out […]

By |September 28th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Sports injury prevention

Tips & tricks to beat dehydration

Dehydration symptoms
The body consists of around 65% water. That’s right, more than half of you is water! Unfortunately for us, this means the body constantly needs to be replenished with liquids. Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluids than it is consuming. Dehydration has a couple of stages. If you have symptoms of:

Dry mouth
dizziness
[…]

By |August 9th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Tips & tricks to beat dehydration

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!

Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions