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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Did you know that the average wait time at an emergency room in New Jersey is roughly a half hour? Furthermore, a ProPublica tracker found that an emergency room wait to treat a broken bone can last just under two hours?
Emergency rooms and related facilities provide critical and life-saving treatments. But patients can experience […]
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 […]
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 […]
Monster & Ghouls aren’t the only things that you have to be afraid of this October! Most people start to forget that flu season is from the begging of September to the end of December! Yes, that’s right, the flu is still here & at large! Of course, some of you reading this may think “I […]
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 […]
Back to school time brings many worries for parents and children alike, but what if one of those worries was about the sanitation in schools? Sanitation techniques in schools often take years to improve, but in low-income areas, the improvements need to be happening now. Poor sanitation can come in many forms and children who […]