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Shingles -- Chickenpox all Grown Up?

Publish Date: 1/18/2018

Little boy dressed as grown-up businessmanYou had chickenpox as a child and heard that it can come back as shingles when you are an adult. Has this childhood disease returned in the form of the painful rash and blisters you now have?

General Health
Primary Care
Jonathan N. Byrd

UTIs in Older Adults -- Don't be Confused

Publish Date: 10/17/2016

Daughter with older motherYou were visiting your mom and she seemed very confused and disoriented. She claimed the retirement home had moved her to a different apartment and she didn’t know why. Fortunately, you knew the reason for her confusion was not to be ignored because you had seen this out-of-sorts behavior before.  Your mom hadn’t been moved to a new apartment, but she probably had another urinary tract infection.

Women's Health
Internal Medicine
Primary Care

No Time for Lyme (Disease)

Publish Date: 5/25/2016

Tick-tock -- Lyme disease is a year-round problem. Transmitted by tick bite, this unwanted souvenir can be picked up just about anywhere – a walk in the woods, day at the farm, or weekend camping trip. Left untreated, Lyme disease can result in chronic health problems, so it is important to know the signs and symptoms ...

General Health
Primary Care
Saba Beg

What U Need to Know about Urinary Tract Infections

Publish Date: 5/25/2016
If you have ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you don’t want to have another one. Is it caused by having sex? How about wearing a wet bathing suit? Does drinking cranberry juice really help? Take a closer look at what is fact and what is not when it comes to causes, prevention and treatment for this very common type of infection…
General Health
Primary Care

Knowing Your Numbers

Publish Date: 4/30/2015
Cholesterol levels are some of the most important numbers you need to know for heart health. It is recommended that these levels should be measured at least once every five years for everyone over the age of 20.
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General Health
Primary Care
Scott Wasserstrom