Archive for August 2019

Why Should Women Get Regular Pap Smears?

Why Should Women Get Regular Pap Smears?

For our female patients, it is recommended to have a pap smear along with your annual well-woman exam. Your primary care physician or OB/GYN doctor can perform both. The main reason a women gets a regular pap smear is to either rule out or catch precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix early. A pap […]

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Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

A preventative approach is one of the best methods of wellness. Catching something early or managing an illness or disease can keep you healthy, happy, and at your best. Females have a lot of essential body parts that make them a woman that need to be examined regularly. What is a Well-Woman Exam? A well-woman examination is […]

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Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

An EKG or electrocardiogram records your heart’s electrical. The EKG is a standard test that doctors use to monitor the heart’s status, and detect possible heart problems in many situations. Electrocardiograms which also go by the acronym of  ECGs or EKGs are often performed in a clinic, doctor’s office, emergency room, or hospital room. They […]

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Does Your Child Need a Sports Physical (PPE) for School?

Does Your Child Need a Sports Physical (PPE) for School?

With school getting ready to start back up for the year, your child may need a sports physical for high school or college. Make sure you meet the school’s deadline so your child can meet the requirements for their favorite team sport. What is a PPE? In the sports medicine field, there is a preparticipation […]

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