Why Does the Flu Get Worse During the Winter?

Why Does the Flu Get Worse During the Winter?

In the United States, flu season almost always falls in between the end of October and the beginning of March. It’s something that the healthcare industry braces for every year, but why is flu season always at the same time? Our AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway team...
How to Prevent Falling at Home

How to Prevent Falling at Home

Did you know? Falls are the No. 1 cause of injury among seniors, and they can often result in hip fractures, cuts and even serious head and brain injuries. To add insult to injury, out of the one in four seniors that fall, only half tell their doctor about it. Falls...
How Do I Know If I Have a Sinus Headache?

How Do I Know If I Have a Sinus Headache?

Sinus headaches certainly aren’t comfortable. When someone is dealing with a sinus headache, he or she often feels pressure around the eyes, cheeks and forehead. Plus, there is usually a head-throbbing sensation as well. While many people think they are experiencing a...
How Serious Is Shingles?

How Serious Is Shingles?

Shingles is actually quite common, as nearly one in three adults in the U.S. will get the infection during their lifetime. Shingles is typically not a large cause for concern for those who are otherwise healthy, but it can cause complications when left untreated. In...