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The Importance of Annual Wellness Appointments

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Frequency If you are generally healthy and between the ages of 19-21 you should have a wellness exam every 2-3 years. If you are between the ages of 22-64 you should have a wellness exam every 1-3 years, and if…

Stay Focused on Your Health This Holiday Season

The holiday season often means less time to work out and more tasty temptations (buffets, dinner parties, treats) at every turn. It can be challenging to stay fit and healthy, but that doesn’t mean the holidays have to derail your…

Back-to-School Vaccinations

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Back-to-School Vaccinations   From preschoolers to college students and every age between, children need to be adequately vaccinated. As the new school year begins, it is important to make sure your children have received all of their necessary vaccinations to…

Contrave – Weight Loss Medicine

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The new prescription weight loss medicine, Contrave, is helping some adults who have a body mass index of 27 kg/m2 or greater and at least one weight-related medical problem such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or type 2 diabetes. Contrave contains 2 medicines…

New Year, New You… Welcoming 2013!

As we ring in the New Year, it is a time that many take to reflect on the years past and make resolutions to change for the better in the upcoming year.  Let’s take a look at the most popular…

Russell Medical December Awareness Month

Every month the CDC and other various organizations highlight the awareness of illnesses, diseases and actions to bring to public light the impact that each can have on not only an individual, but also families and a community as a…

It’s Fall Y’all and that means FLU SEASON

As the cooler weather begins to work its way into the forecast, it is time to start thinking about the dreaded flu season.  Each year the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and The Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices have…

Seasonal Allergies 411

An allergen is anything that triggers an imbalance in a person’s immune system.  There are numerous forms of allergens including bee stings, mold, grass, pet hair or dander, cosmetics…  the list goes on and on.  One of the most talked…