Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening

Cancer screening is the process in which a primary care physician or a specialty physician is checking for cancer or checking for potential precursors to cancer in individuals who are at risk for it and do not have symptoms. Why Screen for Cancer? Screening for cancer...
Reduce your risk of respiratory illnesses

Reduce your risk of respiratory illnesses

This fall, as students head back to in-person learning and football fans gather en-masse to kick off the new season, public health fears of COVID-19 and flu season loom large. Diminished mask mandates, colder temps, and more time spent indoors will almost certainly...
Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illness

Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illness

Amid this summer’s heatwaves and record-breaking temperatures, it’s an important time to know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Extended exposure to sun or heat can lead to everything from dehydration and muscle cramps, to heat exhaustion, heatstroke,...
What is Hypertension?

What is Hypertension?

Hypertension Blood pressure is the force of blood against the artery walls as it travels away from the heart. This is measured by two different numbers: systolic and diastolic. When the heart takes a beat it is contracting and produces the top number which is...
Choosing a Sunscreen

Choosing a Sunscreen

While it’s important to wear sunscreen all year long, the sun’s UV rays are strongest during the summer months, making it a critical time to lather up. But, choosing a sunscreen can be tricky. With varying SPFs, water- and sweat-proof claims, and different textures...
We Have Moved!

We Have Moved!

Now that many of us are getting back into the swing of life after a year of pause, shutdown and quarantine, we are happy to announce that we have moved to a new location that is newer and larger! We were previously next to Olive Garden off of Meridian St in...