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The Importance of a Flu Shot

The flu vaccination is the number one most effective protection again the flu. The flu vaccination makes you 60% less likely to need further treatment by your healthcare provider. It provides a number of benefits including less intense symptoms (if you contract the flu), less time away from work, hospitalizations, and even death.

It is recommended […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The “Man Up Checkup”…

A basic health screening designed specifically for men

Research shows men are more than twice as likely to avoid medical treatments and exams as women, with many men lacking a primary care physician. Indeed, a recent study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found:

Sixty percent of American men don’t go for an annual physical
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By |June 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The “Man Up Checkup”…

Why Do Men Avoid the Doctor?

June is National Men’s Health Month, but are men taking their health seriously enough? Surveys show they might not be. A recent survey by the Cleveland Clinic found that more than half of American men don’t go for an annual physical, which can lead to serious health problems. And their reasons for avoiding the doctor? […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Do Men Avoid the Doctor?

June is Men’s Health Month

Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday every June. This annual celebration allows us to illustrate our appreciation for the fathers in our lives. June is also Men’s Health Month, which raises awareness regarding the health concerns surrounding men.

Men suffer from several diseases at a considerably higher rate than women. This can be captured by […]

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How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at AFC […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month

Now that it looks like flu season is over (keep your fingers crossed!), we’re greeted by the arrival of spring allergies along with all of the medical conditions that plague us each spring and summer. This makes now an excellent time to educate Americans about the perks of visiting an urgent care center. Every year, […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month

Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us shed the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking […]

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Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit AFC Urgent Care Clearwater for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits […]

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Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

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Visiting For Spring Training? How to Stay Healthy During Your Stay

Millions of baseball fans across the United States make the pilgrimage each year down to spring training to watch their favorite team prepare for their grueling 162 game schedule. While the weather may still be chilly up north, the sunny Florida weather allows teams to dust off the cobwebs and get into shape prior to […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Visiting For Spring Training? How to Stay Healthy During Your Stay

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

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