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Hearing Checks!

The hearing is a vital part of children’s ability to develop speech and language over time. Hearing problems, even at a very young age, can create major issues in children’s cognitive, social, and learning development. Hearing problems in children can be easily detected during a regular hearing check. Understanding why hearing checks are so important […]

By |September 5th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Hearing Checks!

Make sure your kids get checked for Asthma

Asthma checks for kids
Diagnosing asthma in children is important to ensure proper treatment and care of the condition. An untreated asthma condition could have life-threatening consequences throughout the life of your child. Understanding how asthma testing is performed is an important part of detecting the condition as early as possible. Let’s learn a little more […]

By |September 5th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Make sure your kids get checked for Asthma

5 things to look out for on move-in day

It is a very exciting time of the year for incoming college freshmen. Move-in day is very hectic, emotional & will be a day the whole family will remember forever. Make sure you don’t remember this day because of an injury you got that day!   Take these tips to help you make sure you stay safe on your child’s big […]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 things to look out for on move-in day

Make sure to get your back to school physicals!

Why are physicals important?
Have you ever thought about why physicals are even necessary every year for your child? The
truth is they are! Children & Teens go through a lot of changes each year as they grow and
develop. A physical is a checkup that makes sure your kids are developing normally. Physicals
catch any health complications that […]

By |August 1st, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Make sure to get your back to school physicals!

Stay away from Dehydration this summer!

It is summer time once again and although we can’t wait to get in the nearest body of water, sometimes we forget about the water inside our bodies. Our bodies are made up of 75% of water and require a lot of maintenance from us to keep them happy. When we fail to do this […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Blog, Health News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stay away from Dehydration this summer!

Watch-out for Sunburn!

It’s summer time which means a lot of us are outside enjoying the nice weather! Unfortunately summer is also the season for sunburn. Sunburn is caused by too much exposure to UV light, which you can get in many ways. Unfortunately the easiest way to get UV light exposure is laying out in the sun […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Watch-out for Sunburn!

Can’t Quit Coughing?

The weather’s cold, the days are short, and the cold and flu viruses are running rampant. It’s likely that sometime this season, you’ll find yourself with a bit of a cough. Coughing is the body’s way of trying to clear your airways. It’s a natural occurrence and is rarely the sign of anything serious. The […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Can’t Quit Coughing?

Beware of Cough Medicine

Giving your child cough medicine seems like a natural and smart decision, and it is. You hear your little one coughing like they have the plague, and so you grab whatever you can find in the cabinet, whip out a spoon and tell your child to open wide. But be careful — you might be […]

By |January 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Beware of Cough Medicine

Are Extra Pounds Weighing Down Your Immune System?

It probably comes as no surprise that losing weight and getting healthy is high on the list when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. And like so many promises we make to ourselves, it’s usually easier said than done. At AFC Urgent Care Beverly, we see the effects of obesity every day. High blood pressure, heart […]

By |January 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Are Extra Pounds Weighing Down Your Immune System?

Stop the Flu in its Tracks

‘Tis the season . . . don’t worry: we know that the holidays have passed, but flu season is still in full swing! In fact, it is reported that during in the 2017-2018 season flu activity has been greater than in prior years. That’s why it’s critical for people to be on the lookout for flu signs […]

By |January 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Stop the Flu in its Tracks