How Can You Get Healthy Skin?

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, you might think of exercising and eating a healthy diet. But it’s important to also consider taking care of your skin! During Healthy Skin Month, our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants to share some tips on keeping your skin in top shape. How Can You …

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Why Bus Drivers Should Undergo DOT Physicals

In major metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, public transportation is a critical part of peoples’ everyday lives. They use the bus and train to get to school, to work, to daycare to pick up their children. As a bus driver, you will be required to undergo periodic DOT physicals to maintain your certification. These physicals are …

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When to Visit Urgent Care with Flu Symptoms

The flu season is extremely common, with nearly 3 million cases reported each year between the early fall all the way through late spring. Your body is more vulnerable to the virus as it adjusts to dropping temperatures and changing seasons. Symptoms range from mild to more severe, which may require treatment and examination by …

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How Can I Cure the Flu Fast?

Halloween might be just around the corner, but do you know what can seem scarier than Halloween? The flu virus coming back to our town. Unfortunately, up to 20% of Americans will be diagnosed with the flu this year, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Cheltenham wants to offer some insight into …

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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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