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Safety Tips for Holiday Celebrations During COVID-19

Celebrating the holidays with family and friends is something that we all look forward to year after year. Most families have holiday traditions they incorporate into their celebrations, but this year has come with a unique set of challenges that may force some of those traditions to be modified. COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise …

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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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