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Ways the Cold Weather Affects your Health

Winter comes with various health risks as it can trigger different conditions such as asthma, influenza, and allergic reactions. The cold winter air is also polluted with mold, dust, and other damaging lung irritants. This is a significant reason why people choose to stay inside, other than the freezing weather. For any winter-related illness or general …

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What Should I Know About Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer affects over 13,000 women each year between the ages of 35 and 44. It is a slow-moving yet preventable disease through the HPV vaccine. AFC Urgent Care Saugus offers STD screenings, treatment, and vaccinations for all patients. Visit us today to put yourself and your health first. Here is everything you may need to know about cervical …

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How Can I Prevent Frostbite?

While frostbite is a relatively uncommon side effect, it’s important to know early symptoms and prevention when spending time outside in the cold. Frostbite happens when skin and tissue freeze, and it can occur on someone’s face, fingers, or toes. AFC Urgent Care Saugus is here to help you prevent frostbite and other cold weather-related …

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Can I go to the walk-in clinic during COVID?

At AFC Urgent Care in Saugus, we offer many different services and treatments for non-emergency medical problems. With COVID-19 happening, we have had to change the way to operate on the day to day to keep you and your family safe. This includes adding coronavirus testing to our list of services. The short answer is …

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When should you go to the ER?

At AFC Urgent Care in Saugus, we offer many services that can help your daily life when you are not able to see your regular healthcare provider. It’s important to understand the differences between non-emergency issues and ones that require treatment from a hospital. We offer a low-cost alternative to non-emergency problems and a shorter …

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The 2019 Healthy Checklist to Improve your Overall Health Next Year!

Maintaining your overall health may seem like a serious of meddlesome tasks that interrupt your day. Even though you may think maintaining health provides little benefit for the time it takes to keep up with appointments, the returns on strong health are immense. Eating healthy, adhering to medications, limiting smoking, participating in physical activity, and …

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Tips & tricks to beat dehydration

Dehydration symptoms The body consists of around 65% water. That’s right, more than half of you is water! Unfortunately for us, this means the body constantly needs to be replenished with liquids. Dehydration occurs when the body loses more fluids than it is consuming. Dehydration has a couple of stages. If you have symptoms of: Dry mouth …

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