Health Matters | October 2016

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Physical Exams

When was the last time that you went to a doctor for a check-up? Less than a year? More than two years? Periodic physical exams are important and should be part of everyone’s health care. A physical exam can help determine if you are as healthy as you feel or catch health problems before they become serious. Remember these tips the next time you visit your health care provider

Healthy Halloween

Who said food shouldn’t be played with? Getting children to eat their fruits and vegetables can be a harder task than it sounds! Luckily these Halloween treats are not only fun to make but fun to eat, too! Make them with your little one or pull them out at a sleepover and you’ll be the coolest parent on the block!

Strep Throat

The feeling is familiar: you’re going about your busy day when you feel a slight soreness in your throat. Is this just a slight irritation or could it be something more serious – possibly strep throat? Read on to learn about strep throat, its symptoms, and treatments.

Free Halloween candy screenings

Free Halloween candy screenings
Patient First will be providing FREE X-rays of Halloween Candy on October 29th - 31st from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at all our of neighborhood medical centers.

Flu Prevention

Flu season is right around the corner and soon germs will make their way around your town. Thankfully there are precautions you can take to ensure that those pesky germs don’t find you. Check out these 8 preventative flu tips