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How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Allergies may not seem like a significant illness that needs immediate treatment, but ignoring your symptoms can have serious, long-lasting effects. If left untreated, allergies can greatly affect your quality of life; you may suffer from increased risk of health problems, decreased brain function and even mood instability. Early treatment is key to avoiding allergy-related […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at AFC Urgent […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect a lot of people in the springtime. As soon as the trees begin to bloom, many people are met with sniffling noses, watery eyes and endless coughing, among other symptoms. It can be hard to deal with your own allergies, but when your kids get allergies, it’s especially tough. Here are some […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids with Seasonal Allergies

Start of Allergy Season

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor molds release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Start of Allergy Season

Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

March is National Nutrition Month

Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes March as National Nutrition Month. This celebrates the health benefits of maintaining a consistent and healthy diet, while educating Americans about the potential risks of eating unhealthy foods and following bad diets. National Nutrition Month also aims to spread awareness about the overall emotional and physical […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on March is National Nutrition Month

Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

AFC Urgent Care Edgewater Welcomes New Medical Director

Veteran Physician to Lead Medical Operations for Area’s Premier Walk-in Clinic

 

(Edgewater, Maryland – February 6, 2017) – American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, welcomes Dr. Jerry Ann Hunter to the AFC team as Medical Director. In her new role Dr. Hunter will oversee all […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Edgewater Welcomes New Medical Director

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu

AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update

If you’ve gotten your flu shot already, great job! You’re much better protected against getting the flu this flu season. And if you still haven’t gotten your yearly flu shot yet, there’s no time to waste! Protecting yourself against the flu is vital to your health, as well as the health of those around you, […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on AFC Urgent Care Flu Season Update
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