Four Reasons to Continue Your Yearly Physicals

June 24, 2014

" Recent articles online have attempted to dissuade people from participating in yearly physicals stating that they are of no benefit to the patient or the doctor. The truth is this: A yearly physical is the best money you will spend. There are benefits to the yearly physical that cannot be ignored. Four Benefits of Physicals If you are looking for a reason to skip your yearly physical, you won’t find it here. Instead, here ...

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Five Essential Tests Every Man Should Have

June 17, 2014

" As a man, you have special health needs. As you age, there are illnesses that you should be screened for and things you should be keeping an eye on. It’s amazing to think that a few simple blood tests can tell you most of what you need to know about your health. If you haven’t been screened for these diseases, there is no time like the present. Five Blood Tests to Have Now ...

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How to Have a Productive Doctor’s Appointment

June 10, 2014

" Many patients are surprised at how little time their doctor spends in the exam room. Unfortunately, doctors have many patients to get through during a day and often don’t have ample time to spend with each patient. You need to make the most out of your doctor’s appointment. It’s up to you to make sure that your appointment is a beneficial one. Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor • Make a List ...

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STI Testing: When and How Often

June 3, 2014

" If you are sexually active, there is little doubt that you know you need to be tested for STIs (sexually transmitted infections). While you may need to be tested, you do not necessarily have to be tested for one disease as frequently as another. Use the following information as a general guide to determining when and how often you need to be tested for specific STIs. • Gonorrhea and Chlamydia – You should be tested annually for ...

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