Importance of Annual Wellness Visits

By |2021-02-27T17:33:48+00:00January 9th, 2017|Doctors Articles, Primary Care|

Do you know that one simple step could save 100,000 lives? Research shows that if 90 percent of adults were to receive an annual wellness visit and their age-appropriate health screenings, 100,000 Americans would avoid a preventable death every year. So why aren’t more Americans seeking and receiving these services? Benjamin Franklin’s adage that “an [...]

What You Need to Know About Lung Nodules

By |2021-02-27T17:33:48+00:00January 9th, 2017|Common Health Conditions, Doctors Articles|

Lung (Pulmonary) Nodules and CT screening for Lung Cancer – Overview  What is a lung nodule? Lung nodules, also called pulmonary nodules, are round or oval spots in the lungs discovered with chest x-rays or CT scans. Studies of patients undergoing CT scans of the chest to screen for lung cancer have shown that more [...]

Joining Forces Without Loss of Independence

By |2021-02-27T17:34:11+00:00January 9th, 2017|Doctors Articles|

Joining Forces Without Loss of Independence  Quoted by Dr. David Bernstein, Woodlands Medical Specialists President, Article: onclive.com  Keeping a medical practice strong and independent in today’s turbulent environment can be quite challenging. More and more independent practices are struggling to remain viable, and some have chosen to either close or sell their practice to hospital systems [...]

Should I See The Gynecologist After Menopause or a Hysterectomy?

By |2021-02-27T17:34:30+00:00July 15th, 2015|Doctors Articles, Obstetrics & Gynecology|

Q: I am postmenopausal and I have had a hysterectomy. Do I really still need to see the gynecologist?  A: The short answer is YES. In fact, there is really no time when a woman should stop seeing her gynecologist. Whether you’ve had a hysterectomy, are menopausal or post-menopausal, or even if you’re no longer sexually [...]

Importance of Annual Wellness Visits

By |2021-02-27T17:34:31+00:00February 25th, 2015|Doctors Articles, Primary Care|

Do you know that one simple step could save 100,000 lives? Research shows that if 90 percent of adults were to receive an annual wellness visit and their age-appropriate health screenings, 100,000 Americans would avoid a preventable death every year. So why aren’t more Americans seeking and receiving these services? Benjamin Franklin’s adage that “an [...]

Heart Attack or Stroke Prevention

By |2021-02-27T17:34:31+00:00February 9th, 2015|Doctors Articles, Primary Care|

Should I take an aspirin to prevent a stroke or heart attack? This is a great question and one that I frequently encounter in my practice.  Over 795,000 people have strokes every year and 130,000 will die from a stroke.  Aspirin is a very effective therapy because it impairs the formation of blood in the [...]

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