Tag: family medicine

Check Your Meds Day: What You Need...

More than half of Americans regularly take a prescription medication — about four, on average, according to a survey by...

October 22, 2018

Health-Related Spring Cleaning Tips (Infographic)

When it comes to your health, “spring cleaning” should go far beyond just clearing out a year’s worth of clutter...

April 19, 2018

Parents Beware: Kids’ Costumes Could Harbor Head...

As children prepare to celebrate the arrival of fall with trick-or-treating activities, parents may need to keep an eye out...

October 25, 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment Season and Eligibility Calculator

Open Enrollment for Medicare began Wednesday, Oct. 15 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 7. Do you know if you are...

October 17, 2014

Measuring Safety: Healthy Doses

Does Mary Poppins need a script doctor to rewrite a classic scene? Five decades ago, the famous Disney nanny sang...

September 3, 2014

What is Family Medicine?

Family physicians take care of most healthcare needs of a diverse spectrum of patients, from babies to seniors.

May 13, 2014

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Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because of advancements in treatment and...

Contact Lens Health Requires Your Focus

More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. For the most part, they are convenient and easy-to-use during work or play. While...

‘Severe’ Lung Disease Cases Linked to...

Potential health risks associated with “vaping” have intensified with reports of serious lung illnesses in at least 14 states that public health officials say may...

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy...

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both...

Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...