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Donate Blood through the Red Cross Feb 28th, 2021

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Blood Type and COVID Feb 28th, 2021

If you are curious about your blood type please make an appointment to discuss this. Many primary care clinics have received volumes of calls asking to check their blood type. Remember, knowing your blood type doesn't change how we protect ourselves from the virus and offers little peace of mind...

Hepatitis C Feb 28th, 2021

Alcohol overuse Jan 22nd, 2021

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Depression and Anxiety Jan 21st, 2021

  Genesite may identify how one metabolizes a certain medication. This may be helpful in selecting the best treatment for you. https://genesight.com/personalized-treatment

Weight management Dec 27th, 2020

Your doctor may consider a weight-loss drug for you if you haven't been able to lose weight through diet and exercise and you meet one of the following: • Your body mass index (BMI) is greater than 30. • Your BMI is greater than 27 and you have a serious...

Alcohol use disorder & Vivitrol Treatment Dec 25th, 2020

Opioid dependence and alcohol dependence are chronic, relapsing brain diseases that can be devastating both psychologically and physically. Prevent relapse in opioid-dependent patients and reduce heavy drinking days in alcohol-dependent patients with VIVITROL® (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension)—a non-addictive, once-monthly injectable medication—when used in conjunction with counseling, and following opioid...

Opioid Addiction Treatment Dec 25th, 2020

Sublocade™ is a medication that can be used to help those who are addicted to opioid-based pain medications recover from their addiction. This medication replaces the effects of other opioids and helps reduce the cravings and symptoms experienced during withdrawal. Many people wonder, “What is Sublocade™?” Sublocade™ is a brand...

Primary care Dec 24th, 2020

Primary care is that care provided by physicians specifically trained for and skilled in comprehensive first contact and continuing care for persons with any undiagnosed sign, symptom, or health concern (the "undifferentiated" patient) not limited by problem origin (biological, behavioral, or social), organ system, or diagnosis. Primary care includes health...

Medical marijuana Dec 24th, 2020

If you are interested in learning more about medical marijuana or would like to take steps to receive certification, please register on this website. You must first go to the website and complete the patient information/application section on the website by clicking here

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus. But...

Body mass index Dec 16th, 2020

High blood pressure Dec 16th, 2020

Accentuate The Positives! Nov 15th, 2020

Wake up everyday choosing a positive attitude: "Today is going to be a great day!" Strengthen your brains ability to create positve thinking. Think positive phrases and words so you connect them to many situations: ie: fabulous, delightful, superb, gracious, fantastic... Savor good moments, take notice of something funny and...

How Much To Exercise Sep 28th, 2020

Is Yoga Good For You Sep 26th, 2020

Drink Water Sep 7th, 2020

It is not only good for handwashing, dishwashing, swimming and bathing. Water is good for cleansing from the inside. It helps hydrate our kidneys and skin, regulate our body temperature, and helps aid in digestion. Drinking 1/2 to 1 ounce per pound of weight is a good rule of thumb. ...

Beans Beans, Are They Good For your Heart? Jul 6th, 2020

Beans provide us with folate, antioxidants, and magnesium. A cup of beans will give you 7 grams of protein. Try black lentils, green lentils, split peas, navy beans, black beans and kidney beans. Have you head of edamames? 1 ounce of edamames gives you 3 grams of protein. Look for...