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  • 3 Tips and Then Some to Keep Your Children Safe on Halloween


    Remember the cyanide scare decades ago when seven Chicago residents died after ingesting Tylenol laced with poison? Though the incident happened weeks before Halloween, it was proof that even sealed substances can be tampered with. Chicago residents, and the rest of the country, were in a panic – some neighborhoods prohibited edible treats from being passed out, […]

  • Flu Symptoms vs. Cold Symptoms; How to Tell the Difference


    How do you know if you have flu symptoms or cold symptoms, and how to tell the difference? Flu symptoms and cold symptoms often mimic one another:  both can have nasal congestion, cough, body aches, headaches and malaise. A common cold, however, rarely has symptoms of fever above 100 degrees. With flu symptoms, you will […]

  • What to Do If Your Child Is Stung by a Bee


    What To Do If Your Child is Stung By A Bee Late summer into early fall is the height of “angry bee” season. As bees and wasps near the end of their life cycle, they become increasingly aggressive.  Here at AFC Doctors Express Urgent Care West Hartford we see many kids walking through our doors with […]

  • Back to School Safety and Health tips


    National Immunization Month is August, and going back to school season is on its’ heals. Watch this AFC Doctors Express medical minute for back to school school tips to make sure your child, (and you!) have an easy transition back into the school year, in a healthy manner, physically, mentally and emotionally.  Out of the gate […]

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