Prioritizing Men's Health Month: Preventing the Prevalent Health Concerns Men Face With Age

May 31, 2023

Prioritizing Men's Health Month: Preventing the Prevalent Health Concerns Men Face With Age

Men's health issues deserve attention and recognition, especially during Men's Health Month. As men age, they encounter various health challenges, some of which receive less awareness compared to women's issues. Among the most common health concerns for men are heart disease, prostate cancer, and diabetes. Many of these conditions can be prevented or effectively managed through early detection and regular check-ups. This month, AFC Urgent Care Malden is committed to assisting men ...

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Protect Yourself from Lyme Disease: Tips On How To Avoid Deer Tick Bites

May 3, 2023

Protect Yourself from Lyme Disease: Tips On How To Avoid Deer Tick Bites

  Summer is a time for outdoor activities, but it also comes with an abundance of bugs. One bug that should be on your radar is a deer tick. These little buggers are hard to see and can transmit Lyme disease before you even realize it. Lyme disease is a serious illness, and black-legged deer ticks are often hard to remove. AFC Urgent Care Malden is here to help protect you and your family from deer ...

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Here’s What Happens During a Physical for Sports Exam

May 2, 2023

Here’s What Happens During a Physical for Sports Exam

Physical for sports exams, also known as pre-participation physical examinations (PPEs), help determine whether a person is physically fit to participate in organized sports activities. This physical exam aims to identify any possible medical conditions that could put the athlete at risk for severe injury or illness during practice or competition. Sports physicals are typically done annually, though some states may require more frequent exams based on age and the type of sport being played ...

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