Month: April 2019

X-Rays at Urgent Care? How Urgent Care Provides Fast, Low-Cost Imaging Services

Most adults in the United States are likely to go to one of two places for their x-ray needs: a hospital or an emergency room (ER). But what they don’t know is that urgent care is usually a better alternative for x-ray services that both these facilities. At AFC Urgent Care Denver, we want to …

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Measles Updates: Why Measles Is Still An Emerging Public Health Crisis

As we explained in our previous blog, measles is now a bonafide public health crisis in the United States that requires patients to increasingly aware of measles risks. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 555 cases of measles are now reported in the United States even though the disease was virtually eliminated in …

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How to Create an Asthma Action Plan to Control Symptoms

Did you know that asthma impacts millions of children every year and that asthma rates are continuing to climb in the U.S? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 26 million people in the U.S have asthma and that 6 million children under the age of 18 have asthma. Asthma also affects children disproportionately …

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Top Three Most Common Allergies in the U.S

As we mentioned in our last blog, individuals with seasonal allergies should create an allergy action plan to help manage symptoms and avoid specific allergy triggers. An effective allergy action plan is tailored to the unique healthcare needs of a patient and when they are likely to experience an allergic reaction. However, it helps for …

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How To Create an Allergy Action Plan

In our last blog, we discussed how patients can generally address seasonal allergies and make sure that you are prepared to manage allergy symptoms. But as the weather gets warmer, and spring comes around the corner, patients with allergies need to know what the best ways to prevent allergies are for them. What we mean …

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