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Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Summertime temperatures can pose a threat for all – especially the elderly. Due to how the body naturally changes with age, older adults are at greater risk for heat-related injuries. Society harps on young adults for the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated and other health precautions during the warm season, but have we truly considered […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Heat Injuries for the Elderly

Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

After being cooped up in the house all winter, it’s only natural to want to get outside with family and friends and enjoy some outdoor recreation. That usually means a tasty meal cooked on an outdoor grill with plenty of cool drinks to wash it all down. As carefree as it might sound, it’s not […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

Summer is a busy time for urgent care centers. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common summer injuries while you have your fun in the sun.

 

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! With vacations, backyard barbecues, fireworks shows and more to look forward to, there’s lots of fun […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Sends People to Urgent Care in the Summer?

The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

June is National Men’s Health Month

Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday every June. For this reason, June is also Men’s Health Month. This initiative aims to drive awareness concerning the health issues that affect men. American men live an estimated five years less than American women. This heavily contradicts the life expectancy back in the 1920’s, when women only […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on June is National Men’s Health Month

How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

Allergies may not seem like a significant illness that needs immediate treatment, but ignoring your symptoms can have serious, long-lasting effects. If left untreated, allergies can greatly affect your quality of life; you may suffer from increased risk of health problems, decreased brain function and even mood instability. Early treatment is key to avoiding allergy-related […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Allergies Can Affect You Long-Term

How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at AFC […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us shed the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Five Habits that Make Allergies Worse

(March 20, 2017) – This year, your sneezes, coughs and sniffles may have started sooner than ever before. We can thank an abnormally warm winter that is causing flowers, trees and plants to bloom weeks earlier than expected. That yellow blanket of pollen outside is developing faster and thicker this year because of the earlier […]

By |April 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Habits that Make Allergies Worse