Autumn has arrived, and the cold and flu season will ramp back up along with it. Getting sick can feel like a waste of time, as we must take time off work, pull kids from school, and cancel fun activities. While the average adult obtains two to three colds a year, with children at a
Open 365 days a year; Urgent Care is there when you need it most. With convenient in-house services, Urgent Care provides patients with the services they need without having the conventional wait time of a general practitioner or the high costs of an emergency room. We encourage you to review these four appointments you should
Have you built a personal medical journal yet? While it is a crucial component of tracking and sharing one’s health, it is often pushed to the side or never even mentioned. However, it is highly recommended among the medical community. Today, we share why it is essential to have a medical journal and what you
Did you know that your skin can become permanently damaged with just 20 minutes of unprotected exposure to the sun? Yale Medicine reports that skin damage occurs due to ultraviolet (UV) light; it happens in the deepest layers of the skin, called the dermis layer. While this damage may present itself as a light sunburn
Spring has finally arrived, and we bet that you or your athlete is itching to get outside. Jumping into the sports season is a cause of both celebration and concern. While it is fun to finally be able to play outside, it does come with the risk of injury. Today, we are sharing the most
Are you feeling stressed out but never seem to have time to take a moment to relax? We live in a busy world, and it is common for people to get caught in a negative feedback loop of fast-paced days, restless sleep, and constant stress. Today, we will share tips on how to reduce stress
A little bit of stress can be the nudge we need to accomplish challenging tasks, take the next step in a significant goal, or even perform at a higher level. However, too much stress on the body can have serious adverse side effects. Today, we will share with you how stress can affect the body.
As we head into the new year, many of us are taking on New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, big resolutions often get overwhelming and end up being dropped before we even make it to the end of January! We are not asking you to change your entire life but make tiny healthy habits that you can
About First Care Medical Centers
For the past 35 years, we’ve been honored to serve patients in Anchorage, Alaska. We provide high quality health care to local residents, employers, employees, families and out-of-town visitors.