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Coughing, sneezing, or sniffling? Here’s how you can prevent and treat acute respiratory infections

As wintertime hits, seasonal illnesses and allergies are in the air. Along with those illnesses come the likely possibility that you could experience an acute respiratory infection.

An acute respiratory infection is an infection that interferes with normal breathing patterns. These infections may start out in just the sinuses or throat but can eventually work […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Coughing, sneezing, or sniffling? Here’s how you can prevent and treat acute respiratory infections

Treating a Runny Nose

Got a case of the sniffles?  If your nose is running faster than a waterfall, and you’re constantly reaching for a tissue, you might be coming down with a cold.  A runny nose is the result of excess nasal mucus production, which leads to watery nasal secretions that discharge from your nostrils or drip into […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Treating a Runny Nose

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 8th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Practice Trick or Treating Safety This Halloween

Halloween is a time where children are excited, but parents are nervous. There are many potential dangers on Halloween, especially while your child is trick or treating. Once your child finds a costume they love and you’re ready to go, don’t forget to keep a few things in mind.
Have Adult Supervision at All Times
While […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Practice Trick or Treating Safety This Halloween

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 Sidelined By an Injury

It’s not uncommon for kids to be sidelined by an injury during an athletic competition.  While some require minimal medical treatment, other injuries demand immediate care.

To make sure you’re prepared for common injuries that may occur this fall sports season, here’s what you should know about the difference between an injury that requires an emergency […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Get Sidelined By an Injury

Keeping Kids Healthy This School Year

While a new school year offers fresh experiences that foster growth and potential, it also brings coughing, sneezing, and fevers from catching a cold.

Here are a few basics to help keep your kids healthy throughout the school year.
Keep Germs at Bay
A school classroom is a breeding ground for germs.  Most young children make things worse […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Keeping Kids Healthy This School Year

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