March 25, 2019

Facts and Statistics: Colorectal Cancer

Facts and Statistics: Colorectal Cancer
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and we want you to know the facts. Early intervention and regular screening are key to reducing your risk. If you're over 50, or you have a family history…
February 25, 2019

How Much Activity is Ideal for Heart Health?

How Much Activity is Ideal for Heart Health?
One of the best things you can do for heart health is to be physically active. Physical activity helps reduce many risk factors for heart disease by lowering blood pressure, controlling weight, strengthening muscles, decreasing…
January 22, 2019

How to Keep Moving – Even in the Winter!

How to Keep Moving – Even in the Winter!
During the winter months, it is easy to neglect your regular exercise routine.  The frigid temperatures, and shorter daylight hours are both big deterrents to getting your shoes on and going outdoors.  Many studies show…

Winter Sun Safety

Winter Sun Safety
From Dr. Lauren Penn, Westmed Dermatologist Winter is fully upon us, and sun protection is probably the last thing on your mind; however, protecting your skin from the sun and ultraviolet (UV) rays should be…
September 28, 2018

Relieving Stress – Techniques for Self-Care

Relieving Stress – Techniques for Self-Care
In the transition from summer to fall, it’s common to experience greater stress. With the kids back to school, the weather getting colder and the holidays approaching, it’s no wonder. There is hope, however, especially…
September 12, 2018

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
“Prostate Cancer Awareness Month” in September is a reminder for men to take good care of themselves. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among American men, primarily affecting men over 50.  Prostate cancer…
July 6, 2018

Q & A on Supplements and Vitamins

Q & A on Supplements and Vitamins
By Dr. Jenifer Johnson, Family and Internal Medicine So many supplements and vitamins are available out there that it is virtually impossible for the consumer to figure out what is safe, and what he/she should or shouldn’t take. …