Why it is important to get your travel vaccines

During the summer, vacationers are travelling around the country and the world to take some time off and get some much-needed leisure in. But before you go jetsetting, it is important to stay up-to-date on your travel vaccines. Travel vaccines are becoming increasingly important since diseases like measles, and similar illnesses, are starting to make …

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Allergies in the workplace

It is the end of April & that means Spring is finally here. Spring is a wonderful time of the year that many enjoy. However, if you are a good majority of poeple you may fear Spring because of the allergies! AFC Urgent Care Methuen would like to give you some advice on how to …

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Sports Gear for Children

AFC Urgent Care Methuen encourages parents to enroll their children in sports at a young age. Sports have been proven to teach a child important values & skills that they can apply to their everyday life as they grow up. Sports are important but can also lead to numerous amount of injuries. It is impossible …

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Tips to Avoid Back Pain

Are you one of many American’s suffering from back pain? If you aren’t hurting now, you likely have in the past. Back pain is one of the most commonly reported health issues. From chronic pain to temporary pain brought on by an acute injury, our backs sure do cause a lot of problems. You know …

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The Truth About Popular Myths Related to Women’s Health

From your grandmother to your best friends, it seems that every woman is surrounded by people sharing health advice from one woman to another. While it may be tempting to listen to those old wives’ tales and modern myths, it turns out most of them probably aren’t true. Let’s take a second to debunk some …

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When Should You Consider Scheduling STI/STD Screening

When it comes to Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases the old adage “better safe than sorry” definitely applies. If you are sexually active, regardless of the use of protection or amount of partners, you should schedule STI/STD screenings periodically for your own safety as well as the safety of your partners. It is recommended that all women …

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Why Should You Consider Using An Urgent Care Facility?

Urgent care facilities provide a new medical option for millions of patients. Urgent care clinics have become an alternative option for primary care offices. It is important to note that urgent care is not a replacement for the emergency department, and any life-threatening injury should be treated at the ED of your local hospital. For …

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