Home fires result in thousands of deaths each year and they’re more common during the winter months. In the U.S., a home fire is reported every 90 seconds. The National Safety Council recommends you install a working smoke alarm on every level of your home and in all sleeping areas. Remember to change the batteries each year. Cooking and heating equipment are the leading causes of winter home fires, so take extra care around these heat sources. To learn more about how you can protect your family from home fires, visit nsc.org.
Learn more about tick-borne illness from one of our walk-in nurse practitioners, Alexis Purdom, FNP-C. Alexis talks about the most common types of illness we see, as well as symptoms to watch for and tick prevention. Click here to read more.
Learn more about how to lose weight from one of our primary care providers, Samuel Bastian, MD. Dr. Bastian writes about what effects our weight as well as how to lose weight in a healthy way. Click here to read more.
Learn more about sun safety from our walk-in nurse practitioner, Natalie Gomez, MSN, FNP-BC. Natalie talks about how to protect yourself against the sun's harmful rays. Click here to read more.
Learn more about sinusitis from our walk-in nurse practitioner, Peyton Lee, DNP, FNP-BC. Peyton talks about what causes sinusitis, the common symptoms, and what medications you can take to resolve it. Click here to read more.
Did you know that April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month? Click here to read more.
Have you scheduled your annual well-woman visit yet? Click here to read about the importance of a yearly physical exam.