When we think of Halloween we think of Ghost, Ghouls & candy! However, it is scary the amount of candy that children consume on Halloween night! We here at AFC Doctors Express Hamilton do not want you to be taking away your candy from your kids on Halloween, but we do want to inform parents to […]
We here at Doctors Express Hamilton want all of you to be enjoy all things spooky this October! Halloween season can consist of haunted hayrides, scary houses, costumes & of course decorations around the house! The most famous decoration of them all is a carved pumpkin. Unfortunately, there are many injuries reported every year in October for […]
Summertime is the best time of the year for most people, the kids are on summer vacation, the adults get to go out on weekends and enjoy activities in the sun. BUT it is all fun and games until someone gets sunburn. Use these tips and tricks to beat the sun while you’re having fun!
How Sunburn […]
We are the most vulnerable when we are young, it is also when we develop the most. Children need to be protected as they grow into adults. Car seats, Helmets, knee pads, are all ways to protect children but so are vaccinations. Vaccinations help prevent children from getting serious diseases.
What are Vaccinations?
Vaccinations are the injections of old […]
Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]
Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.
Before you go outside:
Use bug repellent on your skin and […]
When the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and a light breeze is blowing, it is oh-so-tempting to throw open the windows and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of spring. Maybe you are even itching (pun intended) to roll up your sleeves and tackle some serious spring cleaning. But if you are one […]
The signs of spring are all around; flowers blooming, bees buzzing, noses sneezing, and chests wheezing. Yes indeed, spring can be a beautiful time of the year, but it’s also a peak time for seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), allergies are a major cause of illness in the United […]
It seems like no sooner does the sneezing and wheezing from one season end that the next one begins. And so it goes. The winter cold and flu season that ravaged the country was a doozy. Now, we are enjoying longer days, more sunshine and nature’s reproduction cycle at work. Which is to say, pollen season is […]
The weather’s cold, the days are short, and the cold and flu viruses are running rampant. It’s likely that sometime this season, you’ll find yourself with a bit of a cough. Coughing is the body’s way of trying to clear your airways. It’s a natural occurrence and is rarely the sign of anything serious. The […]