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A Thanksgiving Medical Travel Checklist for Families!

Almost 1/6 of the U.S population is planning to travel elsewhere for Thanksgiving. In fact, AAA estimates that nearly 55 million travelers are planning to meet a relative or other family during the Thanksgiving rush on 11/27 and 11/28 of 2019. Thanksgiving traffic is a constant year-after-year and planning for your trip can be quite …

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Healthy Thanksgiving Activities for the Family

Thanksgiving is usually associated with big turkey meals, tasty side dishes, and festive desserts. The holiday is a great time to share in a bountiful meal with the family, but it is also important to keep up with positive health and wellness habits. As the seasons get colder, it becomes harder to get outside and …

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New Fall Festive Recipes for Healthy Family Dinners

Nutrition is important year-round but going into the fall season it should be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. With Thanksgiving dinners and festive family meals, it’s easy to forget that what you eat matters. Try out one of these delicious, heart healthy, and all-around good for your body, recipes next time it’s your turn …

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The Dangers of Sharing Shaky, False Medical Information Online

The internet has opened a whole new world of communication and information sharing. The instant access to share information with your friends and family is a great advancement, but it can become dangerous before you know it. When shaky medical information is shared by patients online, everyone who reads it is put at risk. What …

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Mass. Public Health Updates to Keep Aware of: Feb. 2019

At AFC Bedford, we strive to do everything in our power to keep you and your family healthy and safe. Besides providing high-quality and affordable urgent care services, we also are here to educate you on the latest public health updates happening across Massachusetts. The winter in Massachusetts has become increasingly flu-heavy as flu cases …

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A Guide to Preventing Wintertime Slips and Falls

During the winter months, the weather outside is equally frigid and frightful. Even though it can be pretty from inside a warm, cozy house, it can be downright hazardous to venture outdoors. Elderly people with mobility problems are at the highest risk, but even the most able-bodied individuals can fall when roads and walkways covered …

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