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  • 2019 is a notable year for measles. Measles is an infectious disease. It is caused by a virus and is highly contagious. It spreads from person to pers

  • Statement attributable to: Gary L. LeRoy, MD President American Academy of Family Physicians “The American Academy of Family Physicians is deeply conc

  • In recent years there has been debate about the usefulness of trigger warnings, especially on college campuses. These warnings are often given by prof

  • Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will have only mild illness and should recover at home.* Care at home can help stop the spread of COVID-19 and

  • Updated April 14, 2020   On This Page   U.S. at a Glance   New Weekly COVID-19 Surveillance Report   States Reporting Cases to CDC

  • CDC has developed a new laboratory test kit for use in testing patient specimens for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the

  • CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and community spread in the U.S. CDC established a COVID-19 Incident Management Syst

  • BY WENDY BAER, MDPSYCHIATRIC ONCOLOGISTNOVEMBER 15, 2019 People going through treatment for cancer deal with several difficult physical and emotional

  • Asthma is a disease that makes it difficult to breathe. Asthma symptoms may include shortness of breath (with or without activity), chest tightness, d

  • The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program has been working on ways to meet your health care needs during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emerg

  • If you are breastfeeding and have symptoms of or confirmed COVID-19, take steps to avoid spreading the virus to your baby:   Wash your hands befo

  •   CDC is responding to a ​pandemic​of respiratory disease ​spreading​from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) ​coronavirus​. The disease has

  • Interim guidance to reduce the risk of introducing and transmitting SARS COV-2 (the agent responsible for causing COVID-19 disease) in cooling centers

  • On March 6, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-123). This bill provi

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis:  Message from your Family Physician:  As your Family Physician, we aim to provide continuous and comprehensive healthcare to

  • As a psychotherapist, I often help clients develop effective ways of managing stress. And yet, for a long time I did little or no stress management in

  • STONE MOUNTAIN, GA  –   Cedrice N Davis, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Marietta, GA, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of F

  • Summer is approaching and most of us are gearing up for outdoor fun in the sun. The warmth of the sun on our skin feels good to most of us, but it is

  • You’ve heard it over and over…Exercise is good for you. But, why?  Exercise makes your heart stronger. This helps it pump more blood with each heartbe

  • “Don’t do it.” Is what most doctors recommend however, fireworks are one of many Americans’ favorite parts of summer. The only safe way to enjoy firew

  • Myth. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that destroys the body’s CD4 immune cells, which help fight disease. With the right medicati

  • Making healthier food choices isn’t as hard as it sounds! Just follow these tips for a healthy diet.  Choose healthy fats. Despite what you may have h

  • Symptoms of AIDS Dementia AIDS dementia complex can affect behavior, memory, thinking, and movement. At first, symptoms are subtle and may be overlook

  • Dr. Miles Eli Brett is an Aviation Medical Examiner, approved to certify pilots for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd class certificates.   UNQUESTIONABLY, the n

  • Falls aren’t good for anyone. But it’s extra important to avoid accidents if you have osteoporosis or if you have ‘ve got low bone density, also

  • It’s important to get the right treatment for your uveitis as soon as you can. If it’s not taken care of, uveitis can lead to serious eye problems, in

  • First of all, elevated blood pressure, or what we call hypertension, can be a silent disease – many people have elevated BP without any symptoms

  • If you have advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), you doctor may consider a treatment called immunotherapy. Doctors use these medicines to boos

  •   TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Lung illnesses and deaths from vaping have been grabbing headlines for months, and now two new

  • Study Says 2 Sodas Per Week Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk; Beverage Industry Says Study Is Flawed   Feb. 8, 2010 — Drinking as little as tw

  • TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from depression are often desperate for anything to break them out of their debilitat

  • Pot-Using Drivers Still Impaired When High Fades   By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Even when

  • There are many things that a parents can do to prevent obesity in their child, including: • Respect your child’s appetite; children do not have

  • By Arthur Allen   Just before Christmas a few years ago, Richard DiCarlo, MD, woke up in the night with burning pain on his left side. Turning on

  • You get shingles when the virus that may have given you chickenpox when you were young becomes active again. Doctors don’t know why this happens. When

  • It’s only natural to wonder if there’s anything else you can do so you don’t get sick.   There’s only so much protection

  • Because of the way holistic treatments work, it is recommended that these prospective therapies be started at least 6 weeks before the start of the of

  • If your seasonal allergies make you miserable, you’re not alone. More than 50 million Americans experience allergy symptoms each year. The good

  • What Is an Ear Infection? An ear infection, or otitis media, is the most common cause of earaches. Although this condition is a frequent cause of infa

  • Most sore throats are caused by viruses. That means antibiotics, drugs used to treat bacterial infections, won’t help your child get better any faster

  • We are a Level III Patient Centered Medical Home with the goal to provide quality, comprehensive, and cost-effective health care to our patients. Cont

  • Enterovirus D68 is a virus that can make you feel like you have a cold. If it’s severe, it could also make you wheeze or have trouble breathing,

  • TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Learning how to control the urge to urinate may be all the therapy men need to treat an overactive bla

  • You’re sneezing, coughing, and all stuffed up. It sounds and feels like a cold, alright. But as time goes on, you start to wonder. Is it turning

  • If you’ve had shingles once, you probably won’t get it again. That doesn’t mean it can’t happen, it’s just unlikely. Also called herpes zoster,

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