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How to Get Rid of a Cold

Unfortunately, once you have one, there’s not real cure to get rid of a cold.  And once your symptoms have settled in, doing simple tasks become that much harder, and all you’ll want to do is lay in bed.  While you have to let your cold run its course, there are a few tried and […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Get Rid of a Cold

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

New England falls bring the beauty of foliage, but it also brings the dreaded flu season.  While getting sick isn’t always avoidable, there are a few steps you can take to ensure you’re prepared to fight off cold and flu viruses.  Let’s take a look at a few simple steps you can take to protect […]

By |October 31st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

Family Health and Fitness

Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.

Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.

To […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Family Health and Fitness

Don’t Get an Injury on Move-in Day!

This time of the year is extremely exciting for incoming college freshmen. Move-in day is a crazy, hectic, emotional and crazy time and it is one the whole family will remember. However, you do not want to remember this as the day you slipped a disk in your back picking up a bed.

Here are a few tips […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Get an Injury on Move-in Day!

Getting Your Child Vaccinated

Childhood vaccinations have been a hot topic issue lately but knowing the facts should be your first focus. Many parents are unsure of why vaccinations are so important, how they can affect your child, and how to go about getting their child vaccinated. These are a few of the most important pieces of information you […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Getting Your Child Vaccinated

The Nose Knows When It Comes To Seasonal Allergies

When it comes to treating your seasonal allergies with home remedies, there’s usually more fiction than fact. There are healing claims about everything from apple cider vinegar to local bee pollen. The doctors at American Family Care understand that not everyone wants to grab a drug off of the pharmacy counter, but people want to […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Nose Knows When It Comes To Seasonal Allergies

Is It A Cold or Allergies: A Worried Parent’s Guide

Life might be easier if kids came with an instruction book. Most parents usually have enough questions to fill one and it can be extra difficult when your child is looking to you for answers and you don’t have any. That is especially true when they don’t feel good. All they want is for you […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is It A Cold or Allergies: A Worried Parent’s Guide

Allergens Hiding in Your Home

Many allergy sufferers feel they are waging a battle with the great outdoors this spring season, trying to keep watery eyes, runny noses and itchy throats from keeping them down. But the truth is, allergies can be triggered just as much by allergens hiding inside your home as they can by the ones outdoors. Before […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergens Hiding in Your Home

Allergy Alternative? A Little Exercise RX

When you have that miserable, stuffy, sneezy, stopped-up feeling from allergies, all you really feel like doing is climbing into bed or relaxing on the couch and taking whatever your doctor has prescribed. Probably the last thing on your mind is exercising! How can you run when you can’t breathe? How do you stretch when […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergy Alternative? A Little Exercise RX