Depending on your field, you may be required to take periodic physical examinations to maintain certifications that are key to your employment. Jobs in healthcare, transportation, government and public service and the military often require physicals to ensure that you can perform the duties of the job safely, and will need to be performed depending […]
The possibility of stroke increases as you age, especially if you have a family history or have certain risk factors that apply to your lifestyle. Luckily, there are ways you can reduce the possibility of suffering from a stroke by making certain changes to your wellness and routine. If you are interested in reducing your […]
In our previous blog, we discussed the importance of American Heart Month and how patients should be mindful of their heart disease risks.
For a brief refresher: American Heart Month is a national campaign by healthcare organizations to build awareness about heart disease risks and ways adults can reduce their heart disease risks later on […]
February is the start of American Heart Month as many healthcare providers, local organizations, and similar groups try to educate the public on how to manage heart disease risks.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, American Heart Month is a national campaign aimed at building awareness about heart disease risks, prevention tips, and […]
Today begins the start of Drug and Alcohol Facts Week for 2019, which runs from January 22nd to January 27th. This week encourages teenagers to connect with medical professionals and experts to learn the truth about drug and alcohol use.
The medical community across the country organizes FAQs about drug use, alcohol consumption, and other […]
Seasonal allergy sufferers know that the first dustings of pollen mean their noses and eyes are about to be assaulted with agonizing allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergies can make it seem like the body is waging a war against itself, and it’s not pretty. Sneezing, runny noses, sinus congestion and itchy, watery eyes are all manifestations […]
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 […]
At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]
What 4-year-old likes going to the doctor?
When it’s a group of 10 preschoolers from the Community Nursery School of Wilton (CNSW) on a field trip to visit the AFC Urgent Care health center, they like it very much.
The CNSW class visited the AFC Urgent Care (just over the Norwalk/Wilton border on Rte. 7) lastFriday, Oct. 21 with their […]
Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but the best season has got to be fall. The changing leaves, the brisk winds, and the warm fires bring everyone closer, and the leisure activities can’t be beaten. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out of […]