Do Some People Bruise Easier Than Others?

Do Some People Bruise Easier Than Others?

Some bruises are easy to trace back to their origins, while others pop up and you aren’t even sure how they got there. Unexplainable bruises are more common for some than they are for others, but why? Our AFC Urgent Care Chapman Highway team shares some helpful...
How Contagious Is Mononucleosis?

How Contagious Is Mononucleosis?

It’s not uncommon for teens and young adults to get mono. In fact, it’s not uncommon for anyone to get mono, as studies show that around 90% of Americans will get it by age 35, although not everyone will experience symptoms. So, how contagious is this virus, and how...
How Common are Omicron Breakthrough Infections?

How Common are Omicron Breakthrough Infections?

While an actual percentage of breakthrough omicron cases hasn’t been given yet, many people have become infected with the omicron variant, even if they’ve been fully vaccinated. So, does this mean that COVID-19 vaccines don’t work? It doesn’t. The COVID-19 vaccines...
What Causes Croup?

What Causes Croup?

While croup rarely, if ever, affects adults, it is a common respiratory infection among children. If your child is sick with croup, it can be tough to hear him or her labor through the “barking” cough that croup causes. So, what gives? How do kids get this...