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Month: April 2016

It's Time to Get Your Child Their Summer Camp Physical!

For millions of children, summer camp marks the start of new friendships, exhilarating adventures, and unforgettable life lessons. Some children go to sports-centric camps while others go to sleepover or traditional day camps. Regardless of the type of camp, for insurance reasons, all summer camps require their participants to receive a physical prior to enrollment. Between …

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It’s Time to Get Your Child Their Summer Camp Physical!

For millions of children, summer camp marks the start of new friendships, exhilarating adventures, and unforgettable life lessons. Some children go to sports-centric camps while others go to sleepover or traditional day camps. Regardless of the type of camp, for insurance reasons, all summer camps require their participants to receive a physical prior to enrollment. Between …

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Staying Safe Outdoors

Now that spring is in full swing, you and your family will likely be spending more time outside taking part in activities and enjoying the beautiful weather. However, there are some dangers unique to the outdoors that you should be aware of, to keep your family healthy all season. Here at AFC Urgent Care Watertown, …

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is one of the most popular addictive drugs on the planet, but it’s one that people still haven’t quite learned how to use safely. Every year, more than 2.6 million Americans are hospitalized due to complications or injuries related to alcohol. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, so to help bring attention to this issue …

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The Healthiest Foods On Earth

When advertisers mention “superfoods”, they’re usually describing foods with seemingly supernatural health benefits. While their assertions are indeed over-exaggerations, there is some truth in what they’re saying. Some of these supposed “superfoods” offer significant amounts of nutrients while others help prevent a number of serious health conditions. Avocado You’ve probably heard people say how avocados …

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Why Your Child Should Get a Sports Physical Every Year

It’s early spring, which means it’s time for all young athletes to get ready to join their teams to compete in the spring, summer or fall. According to a report Sports and Fitness Industry Association, about 21.47 million children in the United States participate in organized sports, which comes to about 75 percent of boys and …

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April is Medication Safety Month

Medicine is probably one of mankind’s biggest accomplishments. It can be listed up there with farming, electricity and the microchip as one of the advances that fundamentally changed how people lived, mainly because it gave us power over our own bodies that we had never had before. It might seem counterintuitive to think that medications …

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