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How to Exercise When you Have Asthma, Seasonal Allergies

Warm weather is making its way across the country as summertime is approaching. Last year, much of the nation was bunkered down inside their homes as the COVID virus ran rampant. Cases of COVID-19 are finally on the decline, meaning that recreational activities will likely resume. As communities throughout the nation reopen and resume recreational …

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Is Practicing Self-Care Good for My Health?

Sure, “self-care” is much more trendy these days, but that doesn’t mean that it’s any less beneficial for your health! How is it a healthy practice, though? Our AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock team has some answers, so read on! Why Is Self-Care Important? Self-care is so important for your mental health! In a society …

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How Can I Avoid Diabetes?

Diabetes is a common disease worldwide. In fact, just over one in 10 Americans were affected by the disease in 2020. Even though diabetes is common, there are things you can do to help lower your risk. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock explains. What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a …

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Can Healthcare Providers Help Me With COVID?

Healthcare workers are on the frontline dealing with this COVID-19 pandemic and are vulnerable to the coronavirus. Still, they are doing the hard and necessary job caring for COVID and non-COVID patients during this pandemic. They have the challenge of protecting themselves and patients from coronavirus infection as they administer care. The roles of healthcare …

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What are the Most Common Seasonal Illnesses in Winter?

Seasonal illnesses, many of which are preventable, affect millions of Americans every year. The winter months are notorious for causing people to fall ill. Viruses and bacteria tend to possess resilience in the winter months, living on surfaces much longer than in the warmer months. Add this to the fact that many of us are …

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How Can I Sleep Better?

Getting a good night’s sleep is hugely important in having a productive day. However, the problem for many of us is that a good night’s sleep can be quite hard to come by. If you have had trouble sleeping lately, read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care Castle Rock tries to help. What …

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COVID-19 Testing Importance and Priority for Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 season is already impactful on patient health but the COVID-19 pandemic adds a new layer of health risk this year. Seasonal illnesses symptoms, common colds, and the flu combined with COVID-19 risks make this one of the highest risk years for seasonal infectious disease. Businesses, schools, public organizations, and other services are …

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Flu Season 2020 FAQs for Patients

As we discussed in a previous blog, this flu season is full of complex factors that can potentially cause severe healthcare outcomes. This is especially true for patients that aren’t able to discern COVID-19 symptoms with flu illnesses. Complications that may also rise from this flu season may be a sudden influx of patients that …

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Flu vs. COVID-19: Fall 2020 Update

This is a common question this year. When COVID-19 first emerged earlier this year, it was often described as a serious, flu-like condition. But the reality is that the conditions are very different in most cases. As we covered in our last blog, this year’s flu season is far more complex than normal. Similar symptoms …

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