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Why Is Men's Health Important?

That's a bit of a trick question! Men's health is important for the same reason women's health is important—we all need to do what we can to protect our health and wellness.

June is Men's Health Month, though, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants to shed some light on how men can take care of their health. Read on for some insight!

1st June 2020

What Exactly Is Cholesterol?

That's an interesting question, actually! Most people think of cholesterol as one of the levels your doctor checks at your annual checkup.

And while that's true, that doesn't really nail down exactly what cholesterol is. Our team at AFC Urgent Care is taking a few minutes in this blog to shed light on what cholesterol is and how you can maintain a normal cholesterol level.

24th May 2020

Why Is It Important to Stay Active As You Age?

National Senior Health Fitness Day is just around the corner—May 27. As a result, our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants to share some tips about how you can continue to stay active as you age! Read on as we share some insight.

15th May 2020

What Can I Do to Prevent a Stroke?

According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States and a leading cause of death.

During American Stroke Awareness Month this May, our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants to help you understand your risk of stroke, as well as what you can do to help prevent a stroke from happening.

12th May 2020

How Can I Find Relief From Arthritis?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are around 54 million Americans living with arthritis. Are you one of them?

8th May 2020

What Is a Stroke?

May is American Stroke Month. More than 795,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the United States. Are you at risk of being one of them?

Our team wants you to know your risk when it comes to experiencing a stroke during your lifetime, as well as ways you can help to prevent a stroke—now and in the future.

4th May 2020

What Are the Most Common Types of Arthritis?

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. While there are more than 100 different types of arthritis, the two that are the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

1st May 2020

How Do You Treat Spring Allergies?

Did you know? According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, around 23.6 million Americans were diagnosed with hay fever in the last year. And this number only seems to be rising.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Portland wants you to enjoy a happy and healthy spring without letting seasonal allergies stand in your way.

23rd April 2020

Can a Urinary Tract Infection Go Away on Its Own?

Did you know? Around 8.1 million visits to a physician each year are due to a urinary tract infection! Fortunately, there are things you can do in order to reduce your risk of UTIs now and in the future.

14th April 2020

How Long Does a Sinus Infection Last?

Did you know that sinus infections affect 31 million Americans each year? This pesky condition can cause all sorts of uncomfortable and painful symptoms, particularly in the facial area.

8th April 2020