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Flu Alert: Treat With Antivirals

By afmcblogger on 2/11/2016
The CDC is expecting the number of flu cases to increase in the next few weeks. They urge doctors to prescribe antiviral meds for high-risk patients without waiting for lab tests to confirm flu illness.

Dr. Chad's Health Chat - Zika virus outbreak

By HostChris on 2/9/2016
Dr. Chad talks about the ongoing Zika virus outbreak, what the symptoms are and how you can avoid getting infected.

Blood Pressure Control = Healthy Heart

By afmcblogger on 2/9/2016

High blood pressure can be a killer. Learn how it can be controlled and even prevented with specific lifestyle choices. AFMC’s blog will feature heart-healthy articles throughout February.

Melissa Masingill Joins AFMC

By afmcblogger on 2/4/2016

Melissa Masingill returns to AFMC in the newly created position of chief business development officer.

Zika Virus Is Newest Health Concern UPDATE 2-4-16

By afmcblogger on 1/28/2016
Don’t overreact to the latest outbreak of Zika virus. Most people don’t have symptoms or even know they have Zika virus. However, pregnant women should take special precautions immediately. Find out what to do.

Alcohol Worsens Depression; Depression Worsens Alcohol Abuse

By afmcblogger on 1/26/2016

There is a strong link between depression and alcohol. One may cause the other; one certainly makes the other worse. Find out how they’re connected and where to get help.

Living with Low Vision

By afmcblogger on 1/18/2016
People with vision impairment should never accept that nothing can be done about their low vision. Low-vision rehabilitation services, adaptive devices and learning how to change how they accomplish their daily activities can restore independence, safety and health.

Are You SAD?

By afmcblogger on 1/12/2016

A type of depression that occurs when the days get shorter can be reduced or eliminated with a special type of therapy and behavior changes. If winter makes you sad, find out how to prevent it.

Avoid a Penalty: Apply Now

By afmcblogger on 1/5/2016

You have until Jan. 31, 2016, to apply for health insurance during the Open Enrollment period. If you don’t enroll, you’ll have to pay a penalty. Learn how to avoid the penalty.

25 Tips for Success: New Year’s Resolutions

By afmcblogger on 12/30/2015

Learn how to succeed with your New Year’s resolutions. We’ve compiled the top proven strategies from experts in psychology and behavior change. Let’s get started on successful resolutions for the New Year.