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Where Is My Memory Going?

Have you ever forgotten a name or an appointment and said to yourself or a friend, “I must be losing my mind”? It’s frustrating and funny, but it’s stressful, too. You probably are not, in fact, losing your mind. About 40% of adults 65 and older have some age-related memory loss, but only about 1% …

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How Can I Prepare My Kids for School This Year?

There’s no doubt about it—this school year is different. It’s a reality that things will look and feel different. For one, Philadelphia schools are learning virtually for at least the near future. So, how can you help your kids navigate the new school year and find success? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Northern Liberties …

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Preparing Students to Go Back to School During COVID-19

It’s that time again- a new school year- and things are not the same as they used to be. Students have to confront the new reality that school is different this semester. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced new changes in school districts, and students, teachers, and staff, all have to adjust. Learning must continue and …

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Is High Blood Pressure Dangerous to My Heart?

High blood pressure is incredibly common among Americans, affecting more than 103 million. It doesn’t discriminate either—nearly half of all Americans age 20 and older develop elevated blood pressure. But while the condition is common, it isn’t always very well understood. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Northern Liberties wants to take a …

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How Much Exercise Do I Really Need?

Whether you love it or hate it, fitting exercise into your daily routine can sometimes feel impossible. That begs the question—how much physical activity each week is actually enough? It’s a common question and an important one for your health. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Northern Liberties wants to share some insight. …

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Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Antibody Testing

As businesses across Philadelphia prepare to reopen, patients and local business owners may be looking for more information about their exposure to COVID-19. Because so much is still unknown about the virus, one of the ways employers can make sure workers are being kept safe is by scheduling antibody testing. AFC Urgent Care Northern Liberties …

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How Can I Stay Social While Social Distancing?

Even as we begin a gradual reopening of “normal” life, we’re still being called to continue social distancing and limit our interaction with others. Doing so can help limit the spread of COVID-19 within our communities. But all that distancing can wreak havoc on our mental health. So, how can we stay social while social …

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