The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2018. Included in that number are nearly 37,000 cases in the state of Tennessee alone. Are you doing all you can to prevent cancer? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to share some suggestions. Control Your Cancer Risk Some cancer risk factors, like age, gender and family history, can’t be changed. Read on →

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States? No one is immune to the effects of the disease, which is why staying heart-healthy is so important. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care TN wants to share some tips on boosting your heart health! Take Care of Your Heart With February designated as American Heart Month, now is as good a time as any to start building healthy habits that you can maintain throughout your life. Read on →

Germs are everywhere, especially this time of year as we spend more time indoors. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to offer you some tips on how to stop the spread of germs and stay illness-free. Stay Healthy and Happy in 2018! One of the best ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from illness this winter is by getting the flu vaccine. And don’t think that just because the flu season is already here that you’re too late. Read on →

Now that the craziness of the holiday season is coming to an end, the team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to help you get back on the healthy track. And we want you to bring the family, too! Healthy Habits Start in January OK, you had your holiday “break.” You ate the sugar, skipped the workouts and watched all the holiday movies you could fit in during the month of December. Read on →

You want to spend time with family and friends enjoying the holiday season. That’s why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville has some tips to help you navigate your way through the season with your good health in hand! I Want Good Health for Christmas No one wants to be stuck at home with the cold or flu while everyone else is celebrating the season! Let’s take a look at a few steps you and your family can take this holiday season to enjoy the holidays without a cough or sneeze in tow. Read on →

Christmas in the City is officially underway! And in order to fully enjoy all that the Knoxville area has to offer, the team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to make sure you know what precautions to take to stay healthy this season. Stay Healthy and Happy This Holiday It’s the most wonderful time of the year to focus on your health so that you can enjoy the fun holiday happenings taking place in and around our area. Read on →

Turkey Day is just around the corner! Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville understands the urge to dive in to all the delicious dishes on the Thanksgiving table. However, instead of filling your plate with mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, take note of some things you can do differently this year in order to prevent extra pounds. Avoiding the “Thanksgiving 15” Okay, so the chances of gaining 15 pounds from Thanksgiving are pretty unlikely. Read on →

Football…baseball…basketball—as the seasons change, so do the sports. And with each new sports season comes new injuries, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to help you prepare your body. Take Your Best Shot at Health As preseason comes to an end and the Tennessee men’s basketball and women’s basketball seasons begin, it’s time to start thinking about what all athletes, no matter what sport they play, can do to protect their health both on and off the court. Read on →

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 252,710 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year. As a result, our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to offer some tips on how you can best care for your breast health and lower your risk of breast cancer. Reducing Your Risk While there is no way to totally eliminate the risk of breast cancer, there are many things you can do to help decrease your risk. Read on →

While the summer was fun this year, it’s time to make room for fall activities that are sure to put a smile on both children’s and adult’s faces this October! In fact, there is so much fun to be had that there is really no time to be sick. Therefore, the team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to know how to best protect your family’s health to keep from missing out on anything fun (and spooky!) this October. Read on →