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Welcome to Angry Bee Season: Bee Stings, Treatment and Prevention

Late summer and early fall is the height of “angry bee” season.  When bees and wasps are near the end of their life cycle, they become increasingly aggressive. Being stung by a bee, wasp, hornet, or yellow jacket can be both painful and scary, especially for those who have serious or life-threatening allergic reactions to …

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Lyme Disease 2020: Social Distancing from Ticks

Predictions are: because of another warm winter, we will see an early and abundant tick season. And we are.  The black-legged tick, commonly known as  deer ticks, and associated with Lyme Disease are back with a vengeance throughout Connecticut and the northeast. With the COVID-19 pandemic driving us stir crazy inside, many of us are looking at outdoor activities as a …

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Confidential STD Testing During COVID-19

Let’s face it: Social distancing and sex don’t blend well together. As some of you are looking to “Quarantine and chill” you are putting at least one person at an unnecessary risk of exposure to COVID-19 as well as unwanted STD’s. So what do single people do during this time? We’ll it’s all about staying …

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Save Lives by Getting Your Flu Vaccination

We’re deep into flu season and there have already been 7 flu-related deaths reported in Connecticut. What’s worse is that the reported cases are mainly in the elderly. Adults over the age of 65 have higher risks for complications with the flu due to weaker immune systems. Anyone can get the flu if they are …

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Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetes? Here’s what you should know

Diabetes is a serious health condition that impacts many lives in the United States. Being diagnosed with diabetes often leads to other health complications that can pose many different health risks. In light of National Diabetes Month, AFC Urgent Care New Britain wants to help educate those who are at risk of developing diabetes so …

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FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC)

****MEDIA ADVISORY**** FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETS AND ACTIVE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON VETERANS DAY AT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE (AFC) -New Britain, West Hartford, Danbury, Torrington & Vernon Locations Protecting Heroes on Nov. 11- WHO?: Dr. Iftikhar Ali, Medical Director of AFC WHAT?: Is offering free flu shots to active and retired members of …

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5 Halloween Health and Safety Tips And Tricks 2019

Halloween is just around the corner and everyone is excited for some scary fun! As many of us participate in Halloween festivities like trick or treating, parties and dressing up in scary costumes, we often forget about the dangers that can come with Halloween night. While most kids can’t wait to fill their bags with …

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Which Type of Flu Vaccine Do I Need In 2019

Autumn is finally here, and we’re wishing you a happy and healthy Flu Season! Throughout the years, as flu strains mutate and change, there have been many different flu vaccines available to combat the different strains of influenza. This year, the CDC is encouraging everyone to get their flu shots before the end of October …

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