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Bad Sunburn? It's UV Awareness Month

July is UV Awareness Month, and at AFC Urgent Care we want to make sure you are keeping your skin healthy and not inviting trouble.  Skin Cancer, Melanoma, is the most common cancer in the U.S. today, a fact not many are aware of.

It is vital that you protect your skin from the potentially […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

2014 Back to School Tips and Immunizations

August is National Immunization Month, and school begins for most children right on its’ heals. Watch this Medical Minute on 2014 back to school tips and immunizations. We want your child (and you!) prepared and transitioned into school with as little stress as possible

Out of the gate back to school basics:

All children participating in fall […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury: Protect Your Kids

 
At AFC Urgent Care Stamford we are staying ahead of the game to you by bringing you the latest guidelines on sports related concussions and head trauma, and on how you can help keep your children safe when playing high impact contact sports.

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury: Protect Your Kids
Connecticut is one of the […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

How Can I Tell If I Have a Hernia?

Urgent care centers diagnose a good number of hernias. Let’s explore the world of hernias!
What are hernias?
The hernias referred to in this Medical Minute are groin, or inguinal hernias,. More commonly found in men, an inguinal hernia occurs when part of the small intestine protrudes through a tear or weakness in your groin (the area between your abdomen […]

By |June 25th, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

How to Control High Blood Pressure

Given the fact that it is Hypertension Awareness Month, we thought we’d take this opportunity  to discuss the health risks that are caused by untreated high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, as well as what you can do to control and treat high blood pressure, if in fact you have it.

Approximately one third of […]

By |May 13th, 2014|Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments

Is it Allergies Or A Cold?

 

It is not unusual to confuse allergy symptoms with cold or flu symptoms. At AFC Urgent Care Stamford we will be able to help you distinguish between the 2, and treat appropriately for either seasonal allergies or a cold.
What are the differences between cold symptoms and allergy symptoms?
With a cold, typical symptoms include congestion […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Blog, In the News, Medical Minutes, What We Treat|0 Comments
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