Category: Preventative Care

Experts Suggest Screening All Adults for Hepatitis C

March 11th, 2020
A panel of experts says it is worthwhile to screen adults in the United States for hepatitis C. New Recommendations New recommendations call for screening all adults aged 18 to 79 for hepatitis C. The recommendations from the U.S. Preventative Servic… more »

The President had a Physical, You Should Too

January 24th, 2018
On Friday, January 12, 2018 President Donald Trump underwent his first physical exam as President of the United States. Fit for Duty The exam was conducted at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump spent about three hours at the medical f… more »

Contraceptive Mandate Question Thrown Back to Lower Courts

May 25th, 2016
The much debated contraceptive mandate has made headlines once again. Only this time it is for a decision not being made. The Supreme Court vs. Contraceptive Mandate On May 16, 2016 the Supreme Court of the United States deferred deciding whether fait… more »

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines are out

January 20th, 2016
Published every five years for public health professionals, each edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science. 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines The specific recommendations fit into five overarching guidelines: Follo… more »

Scheduling Your Child’s Back to School Checkup? Schedule Yours Too!

September 2nd, 2015
School is back in session which means a trip to the pediatrician for a routine exam. It should also be a reminder for parents that they need to see their primary care physician as well.  What Routine Exams Check While the need for adults to receive an… more »