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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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What Can I Do to Prevent Arthritis?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that around 23% of all adults living in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis.  During Arthritis Awareness Month this May, our team at AFC Urgent Care Northern Liberties wants to share some insight about the condition, including risk factors and how it can be prevented. …

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Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19

BOOK A VIRTUAL VISIT ONLINE What is Coronavirus? What Are the Symptoms? The coronavirus, technical name COVID-19, is an upper respiratory infection in the news for its severity and spread, with cases reported in all fifty states and with over 4,000 in Pennsylvania alone.COVID-19 is a brand-new virus never seen before, with doctors and scientists …

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What You Should Know About Strep Throat

Most common in winter, strep throat is a bacterial infection that cannot be treated without the use of prescription antibiotics. Since strep has some similar symptoms to other upper respiratory infections, it is critical to make sure you know the difference and when to see a doctor for proper treatment and avoid potential complications. Causes …

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