National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 3, 2017. This special day, February 5th, was created in order to bring awareness about the risk of heart disease and stroke in women. Each year, 1 in 3 women lose their lives by being affected by heart disease and stroke. 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with […]
The influenza virus is a seasonal epidemic that typically hits the United States around October and can last until May. Even though this is a yearly occurrence, there are still some misconceptions about the flu and what people should do to protect themselves. To keep our readers informed, we are doing a two-part series on […]
After an unseasonably warm start to our season, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. It might seem like yesterday that high temperatures were breaking records all over the place, so it can be easy to disregard the recent cold. Winter weather can present a lot of hazards, so it’s important to be aware […]
Every January, you see the determined, motivated faces of people all around you working to improve themselves in the New Year. Inevitably, by March or even sooner, the vast majority of those have found themselves off-track or completely given up on their goals. It’s not a lack of desire for these changes or even a […]
As we wait for snow to arrive this season it is also time to gear up for all the excitement that comes with winter sports. These outdoor sports include sled riding, skiing, hockey, ice-skating, tobogganing, and snowboarding. Millions of people flock to the ski slopes and skating rinks every year.
Dr. Kelly Powers, a podiatrist at […]
January 1st marks the beginning of a new year. This year instead of making resolutions that we may have tried in the past, let’s try setting new, realistic ones that will last all of 2017. You will be in it for the long haul this time so set yourself up with determination for a happier […]
This holiday season give the gift of good health! Instead of spending a fortune on the latest fad, invest in your health and the health of your loved ones. Trends come and go, but good health will always be in style. Whether you’re shopping for a non-athletic individual or a fitness fanatic, this guide will […]
AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport Ends the Year on a Positive Note
Recipient of the 2015 Bridgeport IMPACT Awardee for Health Care
(Bridgeport, Conn. – December 18, 2015) – On Wednesday evening, December 16th the AFC Urgent Care in Bridgeport was awarded the Regional IMPACT Award for Health Care from the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC).
‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings and parties with friends, family and co-workers. Research indicates that it’s not the parties that prompt us to eat, but being around friends and family that may lead to diet missteps. In a study conducted at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, researchers found that dining in a group causes […]
December 6th marks the beginning of National Influenza Vaccination Week and continues through to December 12th.
National Influenza Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of individuals receiving their yearly influenza vaccination. As long as different strains of the flu virus continue to spread and cause illness, choosing to get […]