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Why Does the Flu Cause Aches and Pains?

Though cough, sore throat, runny nose, and fatigue are all common symptoms, one of the clearest signs of the flu are sore joints and muscles. When are aches and pains simply a result of the healing process and when should you be concerned?

Use this guide for the cause and cure of body pain resulting from […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

August is National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), and AFC Urgent Care Arlington would like to encourage you to stop in for a hassle-free checkup to ensure you and your family are up to date on your vaccinations. Immunizations are important for people of all ages and help prevent countless, often deadly, diseases. Vaccines are administered to stimulate […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on August is National Immunization Month

Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

While you’re having your fun in the sun this summer, are you staying safe in the heat? Summer weather and more outdoor activities means there’s a higher risk of injury from things like sun exposure, dangerous insects, heat injury and more. Make sure you’re prepared for your summer fun by stocking up on these essential […]

By |August 6th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Summer Protective Gear – Do You Have Everything on This List?

Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

After being cooped up in the house all winter, it’s only natural to want to get outside with family and friends and enjoy some outdoor recreation. That usually means a tasty meal cooked on an outdoor grill with plenty of cool drinks to wash it all down. As carefree as it might sound, it’s not […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Grilling Good Times with Safety on the Menu

The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Summertime – the kids are home with loads of free time! They may feel inclined to relax on the couch until school starts up again in the fall, but don’t let them miss out on the lively energy of those summer months. AFC Urgent Care Arlington encourages parents and kids to take advantage of the beautiful […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Best (And Healthiest!) Summer Activities for You and Your Kids

Did You Know June is Men’s Health Month?

Every June, Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday. June is also Men’s Health Month, which strives to raise awareness concerning the health issues that men suffer from at a higher rate than women. On average, men live an average of five years less than women. Although many factors contribute to this disparity in life […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Did You Know June is Men’s Health Month?

Why Do Men Avoid the Doctor?

June is National Men’s Health Month, but are men taking their health seriously enough? Surveys show they might not be. A recent survey by the Cleveland Clinic found that more than half of American men don’t go for an annual physical, which can lead to serious health problems. And their reasons for avoiding the doctor? […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Do Men Avoid the Doctor?

Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

Each year, the Urgent Care Association of America recognizes May as National Urgent Care Awareness Month. What National Urgent Care Awareness Month celebrates is the importance of urgent care in the community and the hard work that urgent care medical providers contribute to society every day.

Here at AFC Urgent Care Arlington, since we opened in […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

Skip the Flowers! Gifts for a Health-Conscious Mom

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to appreciate all the mothers in our lives. We love taking the day to dote on much-deserving mothers, new and old alike, with gifts of flowers, chocolates, candles and anything else we can think of to show our love and gratitude for all that they have given us. While […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Skip the Flowers! Gifts for a Health-Conscious Mom

How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Spring is a beautiful time of year, with trees and flowers starting to bloom. But it can be a miserable time of year for people with allergies. You know all too well the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the season. You also know that you can find relief thanks to the doctors at AFC […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Help Your Kids Grow Up Allergy-Free

Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies

Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us shed the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Spring Allergies