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Why Do I Need to Get a Full Night’s Sleep?

You have only a limited amount of time to devote to certain things each day. Between work, family activities and working around other schedules, you’re racing against the clock from the moment you wake up in the morning until you finally get to sleep at night. Did you know that the amount you sleep can […]

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How to Tell if Your Child Has Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

Does your child have a suspicious rash forming on their hands, feet or mouth? If so, they may have contracted hand, foot and mouth disease. The virus is highly contagious and is most common in children under the age of five, though it can quickly spread to adults who come into direct contact with bodily […]

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Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

Depression comes in many forms and affects each person suffering differently. For that reason, diagnosing and treating depression can be difficult. One of the most commonly overlooked forms of depression is a seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD. As the name suggests, SAD is a type of depression that occurs around certain seasons. Many […]

By |February 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

Treating the Opioid Epidemic

You likely either know someone with an opioid addiction or someone who has been affected by one. The number of substance abuse cases across the United States is steadily increasing, and many healthcare providers are struggling to get a grasp on how to treat and manage those affected. Before you can begin to treat the […]

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Educating an Antivaxxer

Many parents have different opinions of what they think is best for their child, but what if that opinion includes skipping out on routine vaccinations? Other parents and healthcare professionals alike are often appalled by this dangerous choice, but it’s time to take a step back from your hard-headed beliefs. Before arguing with an antivaxxer […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Educating an Antivaxxer

FDA Inspections During the Government Shutdown – Is Your Safety at Risk?

The recent government shutdown has officially become the longest in history, with no end in sight. Furloughed workers, unfilled government positions, and the lack of progress have gotten the attention of the general public as the shutdown continues. This shutdown is due to President Donald Trump requesting 5.7 billion in funding for the border wall […]

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“Winter is Coming!” Here is a Healthy Seasonal Checklist for the Winter:

You may have heard the catchphrase at the title of this post from the popular TV show Game of Thrones, or from friends who never stop talking about it, but winter in real-life is very much around the corner.

And just like the heroes of Westeros, winter poses additional health and injury risks as the […]

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5 Health Tips for November

November is the beginning of cold and flu season which leaves many people wondering if and when they’ll get hit with an illness. Instead of waiting around to get sick, why don’t you take some steps to avoid it?
Increase Vitamin D Intake
Now is the perfect time to start making some healthy lifestyle changes! Lowering your […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Health Tips for November

Fall Allergies

Trips to the pumpkin patch, falling leaves, and Thanksgiving feasts aren’t the only thing on many people’s mind this fall season. For allergy sufferers, they’re probably trying to figure out how to cope with their runny nose and itchy eyes all season long! Mold and ragweed pollen are some of the worst allergens in the […]

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Be careful carving your pumpkin!

Afc Urgent Care Hillsdale would like to wish everyone a happy Halloween & as an urgent care center, we wish everyone stays safe as well. One of the staples of Halloween is carving pumpkins! Carving pumpkins is something the whole family should enjoy to really get into the spooky spirit. However, Carbing pumpkins still involve […]

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