Did You Know?
Everyone needs adequate sleep!
What about snoring, is it always sleep apnea?
Cholesterol and risk for heart disease
What are the cholesterol numbers and what do they mean?
When should cholesterol screening be done?
Diabetes type 2 Screening
Men may NOT need routine PSA blood testing to screen for prostate cancer
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.
- High blood pressure information from Mayo Clinic
- Guide to lowering blood pressure with the DASH eating plan
- Immunize.org: Source for educational materials about the delivery of safe and effective immunization services for all ages.
- Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Information: Provides up-to-date and reliable information about childhood vaccines.
EACH RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATION MAY OR MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR INSURANCE. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR PLAN PRIOR TO RECEIVING SERVICES.
Click HERE to link to a 24-hour Poison Help Hotline continually staffed by physicians, pharmacists, and toxicology specialists.