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Did You Know June is Men’s Health Month?

Every June, we celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday. During this time, we celebrate the contributions of our fathers. It’s also important that we take the time to examine our father’s health. For this reason, June is also Men’s Health Month.

On average, men live approximately five years less than women. While men are considerably […]

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The “Man Up Checkup”…

A basic health screening designed specifically for men
Research shows men are more than twice as likely to avoid medical treatments and exams as women, with many men lacking a primary care physician. Indeed, a recent study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic found:

Sixty percent of American men don’t go for an annual physical
Guys […]

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Did You Know May is National Urgent Care Awareness Month?

The Urgent Care Association of America is a network of urgent care centers that represents the 27,000 urgent care providers in the United States. Every May, the UCAOA celebrates Urgent Care Awareness Month, which recognizes the importance of urgent care in the community and the contribution that these providers have brought to the US.

American Family […]

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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|Blog|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 […]

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Avoid the Wait for Your Primary Care Physician

Visit American Family Care for Your Seasonal Allergy Needs
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in […]

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Your Month-By-Month Allergy Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the months when your allergen is most active in the air can be the most awful of the year. But allergies are unique to each individual, so a seasonal allergy sufferer can actually experience the worst symptoms any time of the year. Here’s a month-by-month guide […]

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Allergy Vs. Illness: How to Tell if Your Child’s Sick, Or Has Allergies

Does Your Child Have the Flu? Could it Be Just a Cold? What About Seasonal Allergies?
Here at American Family Care – Alpharetta, we created a helpful guide to provide you with the knowledge you know to better understand your child’s condition. 

Once flu season has somewhat died down, the early spring can be a tricky time […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Vs. Illness: How to Tell if Your Child’s Sick, Or Has Allergies

Allergy Season Begins

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, temperatures are rising and birds are chirping. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, “Ah, spring,” might soon turn into “Ah-choo, spring!” Seasonal allergies, sometimes called hay fever, are allergy symptoms that happen during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor plants release their spores. Trees, grasses and weeds […]

By |March 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy Season Begins

March is National Nutrition Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes March as National Nutrition Month each year. This initiative strives to illuminate how essential it is to eat healthily and to refrain from bad eating habits, as well as live an active and health-conscious lifestyle.

Having National Nutrition Month in March makes sense, seeing as winter is just about […]

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