Flu Prevention Tips!

Flu season is officially here, making it extra important for you and your family to receive their seasonal flu vaccinations. The flu, which affects thousands of people a year, is unpredictable but completely avoidable. Anyone who is 6 months and older should be vaccinated, however, children under the age of 5, the elderly and pregnant …

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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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Reasonable goals for 2019

The new year is here & now is the time of the year when we all self evaluate & try to make changes that will better our lives. Unfortunately a trend we see every year is people who start working hard towards there goals & then by the end of January they have already given up. …

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New Year New Health

The new year is the perfect time to create resolutions to improve your health, but the sad reality is that most people abandon their decisions by the end of February. We want to help you improve your health in 2019, so we created a manageable list of health tips and resolutions you can take on …

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Signs and Symptoms of a Cold

At first you were fine, but after a few days, you’ve noticed that your throat feels a little scratchy, and you have a bit of a headache.  You also feel your nose running, and you’re finding yourself constantly reaching for a tissue.  If you haven’t realized by now, you definitely have a cold. How does …

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