Month: November 2015

Holiday Party Survival Guide

This year, about 50 percent of people in the United States will attend at least one holiday party.  For about half of us, our employer will host a party for us. About 20 percent of us will even host our own. With those numbers, it’s easy to see a lot of potential pitfalls ahead. So …

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Mayor Elects Lisa Williams Grand Marshal of Santa Parade

Each year Santa arrives just a little earlier in Methuen than he does everywhere else. On Saturday, November 21st, we here at AFC Urgent Care Methuen had the honor of participating in Methuen’s annual Santa Parade. As active members of the Methuen community, the Santa Parade is always a joyous occasion for us. This year …

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What We Treat: Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain can be attributed to a number of different factors – most of which aren’t too serious. However, pain in the abdominal region could indicate that there is in fact a serious injury or illness at work. The faster these injuries or illnesses get diagnosed, the faster they can get treated. That’s why it’s important …

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Be Thankful for Your Health

Turkey, pumpkin pie, loved ones and gratitude are hallmarks of the season. We sit around the table, poised to dive into tempting treats, and talk about our comfortable homes or new jobs or time spent with family. We are thankful. Being thankful means pausing to think about what is important in our lives, as well …

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What We Treat: The Flu

Influenza, or the flu, targets the body’s nasal passages, larynx and sinuses. It’s because the flu attacks these regions of the respiratory tract why people associate the flu and the common cold – as they share many of the same symptoms. Depending on the strain of the influenza virus, symptoms range anywhere between mild and severe. This means patients could …

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November is American Diabetes Month

  Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. One out of every 11 Americans has diabetes, and 86 million more are pre-diabetic. The American Diabetes Association estimates that the United States spends about $245 million every year on health care for people with diabetes, and recent projections …

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