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Did You Know?

Everyone needs adequate sleep! 
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What about snoring, is it always sleep apnea?
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Cholesterol and risk for heart disease
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What are the cholesterol numbers and what do they mean?
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When should cholesterol screening be done?
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Diabetes type 2 Screening
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Men may NOT need routine PSA blood testing to screen for prostate cancer
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Osteoporosis Screening
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Resources for Patient Information:  

When searching for health care advice on the internet, there is a lot of conflicting and confusing information. To help, here is a list of some reliable websites and resources that may answer your questions and concerns.

 

American Cancer Society: Information for patients and families about cancer, its risk factors, prevention, treatment, and more.

Centers for Disease Control:  A national agency that focuses on promoting health and quality of life through efforts to prevent and control disease, injury, and disability.

Choose My Plate.org: Sponsored by the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture to provide information on healthy food choices.  Choose My Plate has replaced the Food Pyramid.

Family Doctor.org: Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians to provide information for the entire family.

Healthy Children.org : Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics to provide information on the different ages and stages of infants and children, healthy living, safety, and family life.

Diabetes:

Hypertension:

Immunizations:

EACH RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATION MAY OR MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR INSURANCE.  BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR PLAN PRIOR TO RECEIVING SERVICES. 

Poison Control:

Click HERE to link to a 24-hour Poison Help Hotline continually staffed by physicians, pharmacists, and toxicology specialists.