Archive for the Family Medicine Category

Teen Vaping – Awareness and Prevention
November 22, 2019

Parental awareness and preventive conversations are essential to keeping our teens safe from vaping.  This health concern has been escalating in the news, and parents need to know this common […]

Diabetes Distress, Coping and Thriving
November 20, 2019

When the onset of type 1 diabetes occurs, there may be confusion and denial. The symptoms of type 1 diabetes can mask themselves as a multitude of other things, and […]

Acupuncture, Opioids, and Pain Management
November 4, 2019

“Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.’” Will Rogers Chasing a pain-free existence is a daily challenge for many […]

The Candy Debate – Kids vs. Parents
October 24, 2019

Mountains and mountains of candy is every kid’s dream when it comes to Halloween. Parents don’t want to steal their joy, but cringe at the thought of a mountain of […]

Conversations with Our Daughters About Breast Health
October 10, 2019

As girls begin to develop they ask themselves “what are normal breasts supposed to look and feel like?” As women age, they continue to ask themselves the same question, and […]

Make Time for Walking
October 9, 2019

It’s a great season to be outdoors, go out for a walk, enjoy Florida’s expansive blue skies and natural wonder, all while getting some regular exercise. According to the American […]

Handwashing, an Amazing Safeguard
October 9, 2019

Did you know there is something so simple that we can do daily to protect ourselves from germs?  Washing our hands! “Regular and effective handwashing has proven to reduce the […]

Kids and High Cholesterol
September 18, 2019

Encourage your children to be active and make heart healthy choices. Childhood obesity is on the rise, and with it comes, higher cholesterol levels and diabetes. Typically kids with high […]

All About Statins
September 18, 2019

There are so many medical terms to understand surrounding managing cholesterol, now let’s add statins. Statins are a class of drugs commonly prescribed by cardiologists to lower cholesterol in the […]

Cholesterol Confusion
September 18, 2019

Change can cause confusion, especially with how many factors relate to cholesterol management and plaque buildup. Medical innovation and clinical trials are helping to fuel adjustments to cholesterol management in […]

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