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Nutrition Tips and Tricks

Finding a good nutrition plan is a challenge. With busy schedules and tight budgets, it’s easy to see an excuse for your poor eating habits, but it’s time to change that! 2019 is the first year that celebrates national nutrition month. That’s right – a whole month dedicated to spreading nutrition tips and tricks with […]

By |March 25th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Nutrition Tips and Tricks

What You Need to Know About Chickenpox

Chickenpox was once one of the most common diseases to affect children and presents as a rash across the body. It is highly contagious until you have contracted the virus and affects most people by adulthood if they were not previously vaccinated as children. It can spread quickly among groups, such as children at school […]

By |February 28th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Chickenpox

Keep Vaccinating your children in 2019

2018 is officially over & it some will say it is definitely the most controversial years we’ve had in a long time. One of the most notable adverse changes that need to be addressed is the return of hepatitis. Hepatitis has been around for decades, but just last year the condition saw a rapid increase […]

By |January 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Keep Vaccinating your children in 2019

2019 Health

It’s the new year & hopefully, you want to use this new begging as a time to upgrade yourself! Every year people make their new years resolutions, but we here at AFC Urgent Care Stamford want you all to pick more reasonable goals instead. We would like you to think about the goals you want from […]

By |January 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 2019 Health

American Diabetes Month

Healthy eating and regular exercise are essential for preventing chronic diseases like diabetes and promoting longevity.  It can be easy to let everyday distractions take precedence over your health, but don’t ignore the staggering statistics regarding a healthy diet and exercise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regular exercise is one of the best […]

By |November 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on American Diabetes Month

Knowing Your Family History

You can’t fight your genetics. But, knowing your family’s history can reduce your chances of inheriting diseases or chronic medical conditions like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Since 2004, the U.S. Surgeon General has declared Thanksgiving as National Family History Day to encourage relatives to discuss the medical conditions that they have experienced. These conversations can […]

By |November 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Knowing Your Family History

The Common Cold vs The Flu

Now that we’re well into the month of October, cold and flu season is officially here.  When you first become ill, it may be difficult to tell if you’re suffering from the cold or the flu.  There are some key differences to look out for. The flu can require medical treatment and even lead to […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Common Cold vs The Flu

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that means a lot more than just wearing pink ribbons. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month has become more of a social movement, it can be easy to forget why the awareness campaign was created in the first place.

In 1985, a number of major health organizations, including […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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 […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on National School Backpack Awareness Day

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
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