It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Mammograms are the most effective tool at our disposal for detecting and treating breast cancers early. Here are a few things you need to know about mammograms.
Heads up, prospective parents! Virtually meet with one of our pediatricians to discuss what to expect...after the expecting part is over. Our FAAP and board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Kate Woll, hosted a free virtual event, including a brief presentation and live Q&A. Dr. Woll reviewed a comprehensive list of must-have baby items sure to be an excellent resource for new parents and families!
Attention prospective parents! Virtually meet with one of our pediatricians to discuss what to expect...after the expecting part is over. Our FAAP and board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Melissa Deimling, hosted a free virtual event, including a brief presentation and live Q&A. Dr. Deimling covered those overwhelming first days in the hospital after birth on this talk!
Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical and can help stop common myths and rumors. But how do we know which COVID-19 vaccine information is accurate? It can be challenging to know which sources of information you can trust. Before considering vaccine information on the Internet, check that the information comes from a credible source and is updated regularly.
Handwashing is an easy, cheap, and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep kids and adults healthy. When your family is healthy, you don’t have to worry about missing school, work, or other activities.
People spend approximately a third of their lives sleeping. Why? Because your body needs sleep to function during waking hours! Just like nutrition and physical activity, sleep is imperative to your health.
Cardiac calcium scoring. Have you heard of it? Understanding a patient's heart health requires a combination of tools. You may have heard of the more common tests like cardiac stress tests and PET scans. But an additional tool used is the cardiac calcium scan. This test provides further information for your physician to make better care decisions, ultimately benefiting your long-term health and well-being.
Congratulations, you're pregnant! Pregnancy is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Knowing what to expect during the three trimesters of pregnancy will help you have peace of mind.
January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Month. Winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, and even sledding can lead to concussions or worse. Don't let a mishap from playing too hard in the snow spoil your fun. Instead, take precautions that will ensure you and your family's safety all Winter long.
Today, January 21st, 2021, is National Hugging Day! It's crazy to think how much we took for granted, like the simple pleasure of a handshake, a pat on the shoulder, but most of all, a hug.