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Recipes: Flavorful Family Favorites for Hectic School Nights

September 23, 2022

(Family Features) Once the homework is finished and long days in the classroom and at the office are drawing to a close, you’re likely to find hungry loved ones waiting near the kitchen. When busy school nights have you feeling like you’re pinched for time, turn to recipes that are easy to make yet still […]

New COVID booster available and don’t forget the flu shot

September 23, 2022

We are about to enter a very busy season of the year. The carefree days of summer are passing by. Hopefully most of us have had time to relax and reevaluate our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic, which may be in a new phase, is not over and thus we must continuously be vigilant about washing […]

It is important to be consistent when taking prescription medications

September 16, 2022

When you receive a new prescription, it comes with directions on how the medication should be taken. It is remarkable how many people fail to read the directions and just take the pills at any time. The directions on how a medication should be taken are indeed important. It could be the difference between a […]

Know the signs of Peripheral Vascular Disease

September 9, 2022

Throughout the year, we pay special attention to various illnesses. We try to bring information to the forefront about these health conditions. One of the conditions that we highlight this month is Peripheral Vascular Disease or PAD. This is an insidious condition that robs many people of their freedom and their lives. Did you know […]

More than 30 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes

September 2, 2022

To say that diabetes is complicated is an understatement. The medical condition occurs when the blood sugar is elevated over a prolonged period of time. Initial symptoms may include frequent thirst, increased urination and increased appetite. The problem lies in the consequences that happen in people with diabetes. These patients, if left untreated, manifest a […]

It is important to share family history with your healthcare provider

August 26, 2022

When a new patient comes in to establish with a primary care provider, the first visit will be long and may not include the provider examining the patient at all. It is a visit when much information is gathered from that new patient. That information is the basis of formulating a plan that you, the […]

The foods you eat and feed your family matter

August 19, 2022

There are basic principles in caring for your health. Some of these basic principles are so common. In just the everyday world, we fail to understand how vital the principle of nutrition is in determining our quality of health. Nutrition is complicated by many factors. The mere zip code that you live in may determine […]

Dog walkers make a safer community

August 12, 2022

There are several sacred tenants of life. One of the very first is to have safety in one’s own home. Afterall, home is where the heart is. When we take blood pressure recordings, we know that the recordings one gets at home will be lower than the ones we get at the office. Why is […]

Health information is good, access to healthcare is essential

August 5, 2022

The landscape for the future of healthcare is littered with much debris. The changes that we have seen in the predictive capabilities for your health are staggering. So many new tests can now be run that will look at almost every aspect of your health. These new tests will look at your genes and will […]

Know your numbers to prevent strokes

July 29, 2022

Have you ever heard the phrase, “know your numbers”? It was a popular notion a few years ago that we do not hear spoken nearly as much. It encouraged all of my patients to know certain numbers about their health. I asked patients to know what their blood pressure numbers were; what their cholesterol numbers […]


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