Walking is a great way to get exercise and promote well-being. Walking doesn’t require a pricey gym membership, special equipment, or any special skills. Walking each day has been shown in many studies to be beneficial to both physical and mental health. Here are some reasons to step it up and start walking. Walking 10,000 Read More
We offer immunizations for our patients because we believe strongly that vaccinations help preserve the health of our communities. From reigning in the flu and whooping cough all the way to preventing cancers, vaccines are a cornerstone to our approach to health. Reserve yours here.
Once your vaccine is reserved, we have vaccination appointments readily available so that you can slip in and out of our office. We also have flu shot clinics every year so that the whole family can come in at the same time to receive their seasonal protection.
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, a time dedicated to providing information on birth defects, prevention or risk reduction, and where to seek help if you have concerns about birth defects. The CDC estimates that 1 in 33 babies are born with a birth defect in the United States every year. Depending on the Read More
Your family physician is there for you when you feel sick, but they are also there when you are healthy. Seeing your primary care doctor when you feel fine can be just as important as doing it when you are ill. Here are five reasons to see your family practice doctor even when you feel Read More
Diabetes awareness month is when we join our community to bring attention to diabetes, increase awareness of the impact of diabetes, and provide information about the detection and management of the disease. According to the CDC, over 37 million Americans are living with diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic health condition. When you have diabetes, your Read More
According to the CDC, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women and men in the U.S. Each year, over 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with lung cancer and around 142,000 people die from the disease. Lung Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the Read More
As a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, today we recognize National Mammography Day. A day that serves as a reminder that the best defense against cancer is early detection and we encourage women to schedule their annual mammograms. What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is an important first step in the early detection of Read More
According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated every October, it is a time when we work to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer and show our support for those affected by it. What is Read More
September is Healthy Aging Month. As we age, we become aware of the changes in our minds and bodies. Living a healthy lifestyle can help you deal with those changes. It may also prevent some health problems and help make the most of your life. You can celebrate Healthy Aging Month by practicing these five Read More