Month: August 2015

Labor Day Is Coming! Are You Being a Responsible Worker?

Labor Day, a celebration of the spirit and dignity of the American worker, has been a regular fixture in the United States since the late 19th century. It became a national holiday under President Grover Cleveland and focuses on the American worker and the progress toward making work safe and rewarding for all. One of …

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School Physicals in Waltham, MA

It’s that time of year again. BACK to SCHOOL. The AFC Urgent Care center in Waltham is your destinations for all your Back to School health needs. Does your child need a Sports Physical? We’ve seen this before. He shows up for the first day of practice, only to be told he cannot practice because the …

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Tick-borne Illnesses

We survived Boston’s snowiest winter and now with the warmer weather we get many visits and questions about tick bites. It is important for you and your family to take preventative measures against ticks especially from April-September when they are most active. Here are our recommendations for decreasing your risk of tick bites: Avoid areas …

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Better Health for Back-to-School

Break out the lunch boxes and the three-ring binders, back-to-school season is upon us again! Amid the mad dash for backpacks, pencil cases and the rapidly approaching school bus, it’s easy to forget about the health concerns of going back to school. Back-to-school time is also prime time for germs and bugs; an enormous number …

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