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What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

Cholesterol’s a tough subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing your average cholesterol level is essential to your well-being now and in the future. What exactly is cholesterol, you ask? Well, it’s a fat-like, waxy substance found in your body’s cells. Your liver makes cholesterol, and it’s located in some foods such as dairy and […]

By |November 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is a Normal Cholesterol Level?

When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

For most people, it’s the joy of the holidays that they know of when it’s fall or winter. For some, it’s flu season! The influenza virus, also known as the flu, tends to ruin the fun for millions ever year.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states the influenza virus is circulating. Unfortunately, the […]

By |November 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When to Visit an Urgent Care for the Flu!

How Much Candy Is Too Much On Halloween?

Halloween is the time of year where candy is displayed everywhere. Whether there are mini snickers, skittle, or tootsie rolls, almost every establishment and every house will have it available wherever you go. But how much is too much? It is fine to allow yourself to try a few pieces of your favorite candy throughout […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Much Candy Is Too Much On Halloween?

How To Tell If You Have A Break Or Sprain

You might have been playing football when you feel a sharp pain in your ankle, and it hurts to walk on it. This could be one of three options, a sprain, strain, or a break. Most people hope it is not a break, and a strain is a better option compared to a sprain. The […]

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Importance Of STD Testing

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month and you should use this opportunity to undergo STD/STI testing at AFC Urgent Care Natick. Knowing your STD/STI status is important to your overall health as well as your safety. We are here to teach the importance of getting tested and why you should regularly schedule yourself to get […]

By |September 26th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Importance Of STD Testing

Why The Flu Shot Is Important

The end of September is here, and fall isn’t the only thing that is back this year. Flu season is here, and AFC Urgent Care Natick would is here to remind you to get your flu shot this year! A busy fall is full of holidays, parties, traveling, and plenty of cooking. The last thing […]

By |September 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why The Flu Shot Is Important

Taking Care of Ear Problems

It is hot and the summer is here. Some of the most common summer complaints are annoying ear pain, ear clogging, and decreased hearing. These complaints are common regardless of age. The problems that start in the ear vary and one should seek medical attention as soon as possible to quickly treat the condition.

Usually, there […]

By |August 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Taking Care of Ear Problems

The Importance of Travel Vaccines Before Family Vacations

If you’re traveling internationally or domestically, it is important to get any necessary vaccines to keep from getting sick or experiencing some other type of infectious illnesses. Travel vaccines are the easiest way to ensure that your family is adequately protected during their trip and that everyone is healthy throughout your relaxing vacation!
What are travel […]

By |July 26th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of Travel Vaccines Before Family Vacations

Why Does Your Child Need Back-to-School, Sports Physicals?

Preventive exams help to ensure that your child is healthy and safe during most of their time in school and outside during recreational activities. Without either exam, your child is likely not able to enroll in school or participate in a sport they are passionate about.

Most public and private schools require students to have an […]

By |July 24th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Does Your Child Need Back-to-School, Sports Physicals?

Tips for Safe Camping

Camping is a great way to reconnect with nature this summer. Getting away from your electronics, stress from work and school, and the busy city life is a relief. Before you rush into the woods to pitch your tent, there are some safety rules you need to know. Even if you’re a more experienced camper, […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Tips for Safe Camping