Month: September 2019

The Importance of Regular STD Testing

In addition to undergoing an annual checkup to go over your overall health, it is important to make sure you have your sexual health checked by a physician through STD testing. Many sexually transmitted diseases and infections can exist within your body for long periods of time without exhibiting physical symptoms and can only be …

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Why Now is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot

Flu season starts at the start of fall and lasts through most of the spring, leaving patients in Cheltenham and the greater Philadelphia area vulnerable to catching the virus. Luckily, the influenza virus is easily preventable by getting the flu shot, available at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham! There are many benefits to getting your flu …

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How Can I Prevent a Common Cold?

It’s beginning to look a lot like common cold season! Therefore, our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants you to learn how to take action to protect yourself from colds, as well as learn treatment methods in case you do fall ill. How Long Does a Cold Last? Although a person can be contagious …

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What Are the Benefits of Sleep?

We have all experienced a bad night’s sleep at some point in our lives. We wake up feeling miserable and cranky. As a result, the rest of the day tends to be not as productive as it should be. Although many of us experience sleep issues (more than 164 million people living in the United …

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