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 American Family Care understand that not everyone wants to grab a drug off of the pharmacy counter, but people want to …

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Ebola Virus: Symptoms and Prevention

WHAT IS EBOLA? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. SYMPTOMS OF EBOLA As mentioned on the CDC webpage, early symptoms of Ebola, can only be spread to others …

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Sunburn and Sun Poisoning Prevention

The warm weather is here which means people will be flocking to the beaches like moths to a flame. There is nothing wrong with enjoying a little bit of sun; however it is very important to wear sunscreen so that you don’t suffer from those dreadful sunburns. Even though sunburns can occur at any time …

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Acute Bronchitis

Acute Bronchitis Acute Bronchitis is a very common diagnosis especially at the height of cough and cold season. It consists of an abrupt onset of lower respiratory tract infection and is distinguished from a cold because of a few unique characteristics. It is a lower respiratory tract infection as opposed to a ?head cold.? It …

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Dermatitis in the Winter

Winter is here and the air is getting dryer. Many skin conditions are exacerbated in the winter months due to dry air both outdoors and indoors. Dermatitis is a condition of skin inflammation that occurs from many causes. Atopic Dermatitis The skin generally is red, dry, and inflamed. There is often scaling or vesicles. This …

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Flu Season

Winter means influenza season and as such should be a reminder that prevention is always better than treatment. Influenza kills approximately 36,000 people worldwide on a yearly basis and 90 % of those people are 65 and older. It is thought that influenza affects 20 % of children and 5 % of adults yearly. It …

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