You and Your Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [unordered_list style='circle' number_type='circle_number' animate='no' font_weight=''] Each day, ten Americans die from asthma, and in 2015, 3,615 people died from asthma. Many of these deaths are avoidable with proper treatment and care. Adults are four times more...

As many as 11 million Americans may have heart valve disease, (HVD), according to the Alliance for Aging Research. HVD is a potentially disabling and deadly disease, yet 3 out of 4 Americans know little to nothing about the disease. In an article published by Mayo...

When you break your foot, you see a doctor or surgeon. If you feel sick, you let your coworkers know and you get medicine. It is common practice to share concerns about physical health with your friends and family. However, when dealing with a mental...

According to the American Heart Association, “Every minute in the United States, someone’s wife, mother, daughter or sister dies from heart disease, stroke or another form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). More than one in three women is living with CVD. Although heart disease death rates...

January is cervical health month. Why is this important? Each year around 12,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 4,000 will die from it. Cervical cancer is ranked 14th in regards to cancers that kill women. It used to be much higher before...

The top 10 most common New Year’s Eve resolutions are (according to Google): [ordered_list style='circle' number_type='circle_number' animate='no' font_weight=''] Exercise more Lose weight Get organized Learn a new skill or hobby Live life to the fullest Save more money/spend less money Quit smoking Spend more time with...

Children are limitlessly creative. Which, I’m sure, is one of the reasons washer warnings now read, “High Spin Speeds: Do not put any person in this washer.” The reasoning skills of little humans are not fully developed and they are not good judges of safety....

Fall and winter have arrived and bring with them cozy indoor activities and holiday celebrations. Regrettably, this season also brings many viral illnesses such as the common cold, RSV, and influenza. Winter illnesses can make people feel quite ill, and they often go see their...

We have a nurse dedicated solely to flu shots each Tuesday and Friday at Bogachiel Clinic. Call and schedule your flu shot today. Families can be given Flu shots together. Click to view full PDF ...