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How to Schedule a DOT Physical

If you have a commercial driver’s license, or CDL, and drive a vehicle for work, chances are you will need to get a DOT physical for your job. These physicals ensure that you are safe to drive these large-scale commercial vehicles. Here’s what drivers should know about their DOT physical and how to renew one.  …

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Healthy Family Activities for the Upcoming Fall Season!

Taking care of your health is one of the most important aspects of your life, but it’s easy to let it fall by the wayside when life gets busy. It’s also vital to start teaching your kids about healthy living when they’re young so that they can develop good habits. A great way to promote …

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Sun Safety Tips and Sunburn Prevention for Children

Summertime is here and that means it is now the perfect time to enjoy outdoor games, activities, and fun with the family. However, it is always important to practice effective sun safety for your children. During the summer, the UV rays from the sun are more exposed and can lead to sunburn, heat rash, and …

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Child Sports Gear

AFC Urgent Care North Andover encourages parents to enroll their kids in sports at a young age. Sports teach kids a sense of responsibility, teamwork skills, & give them a group of friends that they might keep throughout their lives. However, sports can lead to injury if your child is not using the correct equipment …

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STD Awareness

April is STD awareness month so AFC Urgent Care North Andover would like to spread awareness about some common STD misconceptions & facts that everyone should know. Sexual health is not something that anyone should be embarrassed to talk about. In the recent year’s doctors are seeing a spike in STD/STI in teenagers across the …

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The Importance of Travel Vaccinations

Planning for travel is a hectic process. Booking flights, filling prescriptions, deciding what to pack, and so much more! But have you taken the time to get your travel vaccinations? Many people overlook the importance of getting their travel vaccinations before they leave the country. While you may not expect to contract a scary disease, …

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Stomach Flu

We’ve all heard of the stomach flu and merely hearing about it is enough to make anyone want to avoid it! While you may hope you never get the flu, knowing the facts about it is still essential. Let’s take a look at the symptoms, treatment, and prevention for the stomach flu. Symptoms The stomach …

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Weight management

A big topic in today’s society is weight management. What is underweight & what is overweight? In the media today we are seeing a lot more acceptable to many different body types. Models used to be viewed as extremely skinny (unhealthily Skinny) people & this started a trend of people trying to achieve this almost …

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