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Month: August 2016

There’s Still Time To Get Your Child’s Sports Physical!

Schools in Massachusetts are set to begin this week. This means another season of sports is primed to start again. While many sports teams have already begun training this summer, many teams still need to hold try-outs. This means there’s still time to get your child’s sports physical taken care of this back-to-school season! At AFC …

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West Nile Virus Found In Neighboring Watertown, MA

The Watertown Tab reported this week that the Watertown Health Department has found mosquitoes in Watertown that tested positive for West Nile Virus. Should this cause alarm for Arlington residents? What does this mean for the Arlington community? While West Nile Virus is no laughing matter, fortunately, the majority of people infected with West Nile …

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Back to School: Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Nighttime fireworks shows, long stays at summer camp, family vacations and the late sunsets of summertime are some of the many joys your child may have experienced during their summer vacation. But getting to take part in these fun-filled moments over the past few months may also mean your child was allowed to have some …

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It’s Time for Your Back-to-School Immunizations

Vaccinations are one of the biggest public health innovations in history. Because of the myriad vaccines we have available, we have completely or nearly eliminated several devastating diseases, saving countless lives in the process. Diseases like measles, mumps, whooping cough and chickenpox can be debilitating, or even fatal. In order to keep your children — …

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How Humidity Affects Your Health

In case you haven’t noticed, these past few weeks have been pretty humid. While rainfall has been sparse over the summer, this area of the country is notorious for being exceedingly humid. One reason for this is that humidity levels are higher in places near warm bodies of water. This explains why there’s far more …

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Why Now Is the Time to Be Thinking About Sports Physicals

If your child plays team sports through their school, you are probably looking forward to cheering them on during their season, and planning out your schedule around their practices. But have you planned for their sports physical yet? The pre-participation sports physical is required almost universally in the United States. Sports physicals help prevent risk …

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