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Why Does the Flu Cause Aches and Pains?

Though cough, sore throat, runny nose, and fatigue are all common symptoms, one of the clearest signs of the flu are sore joints and muscles. When are aches and pains simply a result of the healing process and when should you be concerned?

Use this guide for the cause and cure of body pain resulting from […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The “Man Up Checkup”…

A basic health screening designed specifically for men
Research shows men are more than twice as likely to avoid medical treatments and exams as women, with many men lacking a primary care physician. Indeed, a recent study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found:

Sixty percent of American men don’t go for an annual physical
Guys […]

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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 […]

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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 American […]

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Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

Every May, the Urgent Care Association of America celebrates the contributions that urgent care centers and their providers have brought to their community. The overall purpose of National Urgent Care Awareness Month is to raise awareness concerning the benefits of urgent care and how it brings convenience and affordability to areas previously resigned to visiting […]

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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 […]

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Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit American Family Care 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 that fits in […]

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Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

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March is National Nutrition Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics observe the month of March each year as National Nutrition Month. National Nutrition Month serves to educate Americans about the physical and emotional health benefits of maintaining a healthy diet and consistent exercise regimen. This initiative also helps raise awareness concerning the dangers and risks associated with eating unhealthy […]

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Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

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Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

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