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Common Winter Health Problems & How to Prevent Them

Winter in New England and other northern states means it’s time to turn in the lawnmower and sprinklers and to bring out the snowblower and warm clothes. With temperatures dropping and the chance of snow rising, we are reintroduced to another season of defrosting windows and slippery sidewalks. Winter brings on a whole new list …

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Can You Visit AFC Urgent Care During COVID-19?

The short answer to this question is yes. You can still visit a walk-in clinic for all of the same general services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our physicians and trained staff are prepared for any medical problem that may arise while keeping you and your family members safe. We are still operating as a normal …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Coronavirus

COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, is a brand-new virus in the news for how quickly it is spreading, with over 112,000 presumptive positive cases reported in the state as of July 13th. This virus was originally detected in Wuhan, China, and has quickly made its way worldwide. COVID-19 is unlike many other illnesses and …

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Can Stress Cause Heart Problems?

It is hard to go through life without being stressed at one point or another. However, while some amount of stress is normal, when it becomes chronic and starts affecting your ability to get through your days, then it can become an issue for your health, including your heart health. As we continue to recognize …

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Shoveling Safety Tips

The winter can be a wonderful time of year. Families all over the world come together to enjoy what can be a winter wonderland. As snow blankets homes and cities, one can forget just how dangerous winter can be. While the holidays may come and go, the inconvenience of the snow lingers long into the …

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How Do You Fix Incontinence?

With Bladder Health Month this November, our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield wants you to start paying attention to a part of your body you might not think about until you go to the restroom—your bladder. There are several bladder problems out there, including cystitis, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis. In today’s blog, we’re going …

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What Drinks Are Good for Your Bladder?

November is Bladder Health Month! We don’t often think about our bladders until something is wrong, but this month provides the opportunity to learn more about keeping the bladder healthy. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Springfield offers some perspective on the topic. What Are the Symptoms of Bladder Issues? While many …

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