Month: August 2015

School Physicals in Stoneham, MA

It’s that time of year again. BACK to SCHOOL. The AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care center in Stoneham is your destinations for all your Back to School health needs. Does your child need a Sports Physical? We’ve seen this before. He shows up for the first day of practice, only to be told he cannot practice …

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Tick-borne Illnesses

We survived Boston’s snowiest winter and now with the warmer weather we get many visits and questions about tick bites. It is important for you and your family to take preventative measures against ticks especially from April-September when they are most active. Here are our recommendations for decreasing your risk of tick bites: Avoid areas …

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Better Health for Back-to-School

Break out the lunch boxes and the three-ring binders, back-to-school season is upon us again! Amid the mad dash for backpacks, pencil cases and the rapidly approaching school bus, it’s easy to forget about the health concerns of going back to school. Back-to-school time is also prime time for germs and bugs; an enormous number …

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