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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of a Head Cold?

The head cold, also known as the common cold, is usually normal to catch during the cold and flu season, but having it can impact your daily life.  Bouts of coughing, sneezing, and a pounding headache can leave you feeling tired and rundown for a few days.

While most colds are mild and can last for […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Are the Signs and Symptoms of a Head Cold?

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 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

How to Spot the Flu

The day you noticed flu symptoms probably started like any other day – you get the kids off to school, head over the office, and next thing you know, you notice a tickle in your throat.  The chills might come next.  Now you think, “Could I have the flu?”

While you may have done everything you […]

By |October 31st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Spot the Flu

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

5 Back to School Safety Tips

Summer is almost over and it is time to switch gears and start thinking about your kids going back to school!
If your kids are about to enter grade school for the first time, this can be a very emotional and nerve-racking time leaving your child for the majority of the day. If your kids have […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Back to School Safety Tips

Check Your Children For Asthma

Diagnosing asthma in children is important to ensure proper treatment and care of the condition. If asthma is left untreated, it could cause dire consequences. Having a better understanding of what asthma is can help keep your little ones health.

Let’s learn a little more about how asthma could be detected in your child.
Review Medical history
Before trying […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Check Your Children For Asthma

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.

Before you go outside:

Use bug repellent on your skin and […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito’s This Summer

Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Poison Ivy: Signs, Symptoms and Precautions

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