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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

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.

Before you go outside:

Use bug repellent on your skin and […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

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