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What Does the Delta Variant Look like in Kids?

The Delta variant has hugely impacted our communities. As of August 19th, more than 4.5 million children have contracted COVID-19. There are many unknowns surrounding COVID-19, but one thing we do know is that it is extremely contagious compared to other strains. If you think you or your child may have been exposed to COVID, visit AFC …

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What are Medical Conditions that Occur in Men?

Certain medical conditions can have a more significant impact on one sex over another. While it’s important to take care of your health in general, it’s also important to be aware of specific conditions. AFC Urgent Care Bedford is here to help make your health a priority. While we specialize in conditions requiring urgent treatment, …

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What are the 5 Most Common Sports Injuries?

Sports injuries are widespread and one of the most popular treatments at AFC Bedford. It’s essential to be aware of the common injuries to receive prompt treatment and avoid further complications. Our providers can help treat a variety of injuries and help prevent further strain. From sprains to broken bones, AFC Urgent Care Bedford is there. Common …

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Food Safety Tips for Summer

Food safety should always be a priority, and with summer picnics and park cookouts happening, it’s a good time to remember how to prevent food-borne illnesses. The CDC estimates that every year 48 million people fall sick from a food-borne illness. This is preventable if proper care is taken to cook and store food properly and minimize …

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Heat-Related Illnesses

Heat-related illnesses happen when your body is exposed to extreme temperatures for too long. They cause blood to rush to the surface of your skin, resulting in less blood flow to the brain. This can impair your mental and physical strength and can cause serious complications. It can be easy to avoid heat-related illnesses as …

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What’s the Difference Between Poison Ivy & Poison Oak?

Poison ivy and poison oak are both itchy and uncomfortable rashes that can happen after you’ve come into contact with the poisonous plants. Identifying poison ivy or poison oak can help prevent a rash and manage your symptoms if you’ve already come into contact with one of the toxic plants. If you are experiencing any of the …

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Effects of Smoking on the Body

Did you know that cigarettes contain over 600 ingredients? It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you, but many people don’t realize just how dangerous it is. Those 600 ingredients create thousands of harmful chemicals when they’re burned. Most smokers smoke quite a few cigarettes per day, so all of that toxic chemical exposure …

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