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What is Sun Poisoning?

Sunburn is a common occurrence that you’re sure to experience at least once in your life. Sun poisoning is less common and not talked about as often, so many people lack basic knowledge on the condition. It’s good to know what sun poisoning is and how it’s treated if you or a loved one is …

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What do STD Tests Include?

Across the United States, STD transmission rates are increasing. It is important to continuously monitor your health to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. The only way to do this is by getting tested regularly. Having to speak about STD might seem embarrassing and even awkward. Try to remember that doctors have most likely …

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What are Common Vaccines?

Vaccines are extremely common as a child to help fight against illnesses as our immune systems develop. As an adult, there are some we need to get to avoid any serious illness or health complications. This can help to prevent hospitalizations or cancer. AFC Urgent Care Waltham provides a variety of vaccines for all aspects …

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Treatment for UTIs

UTIs are extremely common among women. In fact, 70% to 80% of women will experience UTIs in their lifetime. Reoccurrences are also extremely common, and 80% of all UTIs are reoccurrences. They are extremely easy to treat, but they can cause kidney infections and other complications if left untreated. If you believe you have a …

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How to Prevent Kidney Failure

Kidney health is no joking matter and should be taken seriously because of all the functions that these organs perform in the body. Their duties are critical to overall health and wellbeing. Some patients at a high risk of kidney failure include diabetics, hypertensive people, and those with cardiovascular issues. Kidney failure is when your …

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How to Improve Lung Health

Lung health is important year-round, but it is especially crucial during flu season – especially with COVID-19 around. As you get older, lung health becomes more of a topic as your immune system starts to decrease and you become more susceptible to illness. Visit AFC Urgent Care Waltham for any lower respiratory illness you may have. Our …

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