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National School Backpack Awareness Day

National School Backpack Awareness Day, on September 26, is a day for educators and physicians to come together to spread awareness about the neck and back pain that can come from lugging around a heavy backpack day after day. The National Occupational Therapy Association sponsors this day each year to spread awareness and share tips […]

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Sexual Health Awareness Month – Everything You Need to Know

Your sexual health and safety should always be top priority, but since it’s Sexual Health Awareness Month, let’s take a closer look at everything you need to know about sexual health and safe sex. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 20 million STD infections occur in the United States.  Some […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sexual Health Awareness Month – Everything You Need to Know

Why Wellness Checkups Matter

June is celebrated as Men’s Health Awareness month. It’s incredibly important to do regular checkups once every year. These checkups will not only tell you crucial numbers about your current health condition but also inform you of any existing or future complicated illnesses.

Lots and lots of men are guilty of putting off annual wellness checks […]

By |June 19th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Wellness Checkups Matter

The Difference Between Urgent Care and the Emergency Room

It is very important to understand the differences between an emergency room and an
urgent care center. If you are suffering from minor injuries and illnesses such as minor
cuts, sprains, seasonal allergies or insect bites, visit an urgent care center instead of the
emergency room. Save the ER trips for more serious injuries or conditions such as […]

By |May 17th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Difference Between Urgent Care and the Emergency Room

Why Spring is The Best Time to Take Your Workout Outdoor

Goodbye snowy winter and welcome, lovely spring. It’s that time of year again, when spring’s warmth melts Connecticut’s lingering snow/ice, bare trees bloom beautiful flowers and the great outdoors beckons once again. Now is the time to take your workouts outside and boost your fitness. Spring offers considerable benefits when it comes to an outdoor […]

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Spring Allergies: What You Need to Watch out for

With beautiful spring and warmer weather comes miserable allergies. A welcome change from the cold ushers in a new season, with warm breeze transporting airborne pollen and mold spores. Spring spells trouble for seasonal allergy sufferers; allergens, such as pollen, cause an immune system response in which it is mistakenly recognized as an invader, and […]

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Eating Healthy Can Be Affordable: 5 Beginner’s Tips

While how you eat may affect your health, eating healthy can affect your wallet, and not in a way that you appreciate. The consensus is that it costs a lot more money to eat healthy, but this doesn’t have to be the case. There are ways to have healthy foods in your diet and to […]

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5 Simple Home Remedies for Allergies

Whether it’s seasonal allergies or food allergies, nobody wants to be plagued by them. The good news is that you don’t have to suffer from annoying allergy symptoms. There are fast, effective and even natural remedies that can offer relief, and you can find them right at home. Here are five simple home remedies for […]

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Man Up and Take Care of Your Health

AFC Urgent Care Stamford is encouraging fathers to “Man Up” and take charge of their health by making lifestyle changes and visiting our urgent care center for preventative services.

Regular wellness exam

There’s a reason why it’s called a yearly exam.  Regular exams become critical as you age to detect underlying medical conditions that can be diagnosed […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Man Up and Take Care of Your Health

5 Work Safety Tips Every Employee Should Follow

Creating a safe work environment is based on how well everyone in your organization communicates and adheres to safety policies.

By instilling a workplace safety policy, your company will reap the benefits of having a consistent flow of productivity, less cases of absenteeism, lower turnover rate, and a decrease in workers’ compensation claims.

There are actionable measures […]

By |April 14th, 2017|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Work Safety Tips Every Employee Should Follow
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