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The Importance of Primary Care

When you’re feeling good, going to the doctor might be the last thing on your mind. But primary care is essential for everyone — and it can help you enjoy better health throughout your life. Here’s how.

Aug 9th, 2022
The Dangers of Ignoring a Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common, and they can be very painful. Plus, untreated UTI can increase your risk of some serious complications. Learn the signs and why they shouldn’t be ignored, then find treatment here.

Jul 10th, 2022
Living with Emphysema

Emphysema is a progressive lung disease that makes breathing difficult. There’s no cure, but actively managing it can help you live better and breathe easier. Find expert care and tips for living with emphysema here.

Jun 1st, 2022
When Does a Cut Need Stitches?

When you find yourself with a cut or laceration, it’s important to know what to do next. Minor cuts may not require professional care, but more serious injuries may need stitches. Learn when your cut needs the attention of a medical pro.

May 1st, 2022
Why Hormone Imbalance Can Make It Hard to Lose Weight

Are you struggling to lose weight, even when you eat a healthy diet and get regular exercise? A hormonal imbalance could be to blame. Learn how hormones affect your body weight and what you can do to break the cycle and achieve a healthier you.

Apr 4th, 2022
Foot Problems Associated with Diabetes

Diabetes is linked to chronic health issues like heart disease and obesity — but did you know it can also cause painful foot problems that limit your mobility? Learn the most common diabetes-related foot issues and how to protect your feet.

Mar 6th, 2022
Why Consult with a Registered Dietitian?

A registered dietitian can help you sort through misinformation and provide sound, easy-to-follow nutrition advice. They can help you learn how to read labels at the supermarket; discover that healthy cooking is inexpensive; and learn how to eat out..

Feb 3rd, 2022
Signs You May Need Wound Debridement

The human body is equipped to heal. But sometimes, wounds don’t heal as well as they should and you’re put at risk for some serious complications. Learn the signs of slow-healing wounds and find out if you need wound debridement or specialized care.

Feb 1st, 2022
Resolve to Schedule Your Annual Physical This Year

When was your last physical exam? Annual physicals are an important element of a healthy life, and these days, protecting your health is more important than ever. Here’s why you shouldn’t skip your annual exam in 2022.

Jan 1st, 2022
How to Spot the Signs of Strep Throat

Sore, scratchy throat? Bothered by pain with every swallow? It could be a common bacterial infection called strep throat. Learn the telltale signs of strep throat and what to do if you think someone in your family might have it.

Dec 1st, 2021
Tips for Lowering Your Blood Pressure

Do you have high blood pressure? It’s very common, and it could increase your risk of serious health complications. The good news is that you have options to lower your blood pressure, including a variety of lifestyle changes. Get our best tips here.

Nov 11th, 2021
Benefits of an Annual Physical

Annual physical exams are an important part of your health care plan. But when you’re feeling well, it’s easy for those routine appointments to slip from your mind. It’s time to learn about the benefits of prioritizing those annual physical exams.

Oct 10th, 2021
It’s Hard to Breathe — Could I Have COPD?

Do you have a hard time breathing? While shortness of breath is often attributed to simply getting older, it could be a warning sign of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Learn the symptoms and what to do if you think you might have COPD.

Sep 6th, 2021
Signs Your Wound Isn't Healing

Chronic wounds are common, and they could pose a serious risk to your health. If you have a wound that isn’t getting better on its own, it could require professional wound care. Learn the signs that your wound isn’t healing like it should be.

Aug 13th, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Strep Throat Symptoms

Throat pain. Difficulty swallowing. Fever. These symptoms and more could indicate strep throat. It’s a common infection, and those symptoms shouldn’t be ignored. Learn about the risks of untreated strep throat and what to do to start feeling better.

Jul 20th, 2021
5 Benefits of Losing Excess Weight

Carrying extra weight can make you feel less than your best, but obesity can affect more than just your confidence. Learn how your body weight influences your physical health, and find out more about the benefits of achieving a healthy weight.

May 19th, 2021
Early Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder that makes you stop breathing while you sleep. It can negatively impact your quality of sleep and your health, but treatment lowers your risk of complications. Recognize early warning signs so you can get the care you need.

Apr 13th, 2021
6 Tips for Managing Asthma Better

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that makes breathing difficult, but there are ways to minimize your symptoms and keep your asthma under control. Learn how lifestyle changes and medication work together to help you manage your condition.

Mar 17th, 2021
What You Should Know About COVID-19

COVID-19 infection rates are increasing, and it’s just as important as ever to do your part to stop the spread of the virus. Learn more about the symptoms of COVID-19, what to do if you get sick, and when we can expect a vaccine here.

Feb 16th, 2021
The Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Millions of Americans are living with diabetes, but the type of diabetes you have affects your symptoms and your treatment. Learn more about the differences between the two most common forms: type 1 and type 2, and find ways to improve your health.

Jan 15th, 2021
When Do You Need Primary Care?

When you need preventive health care or treatment for a non-life-threatening disease or injury, look no further than a primary care provider (PCP). Read on to learn more about this medical specialty, its practitioners, and the services it provides.

Dec 9th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself & Others

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak....

Jun 27th, 2020