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Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. EMR’s are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users. While an EMR does contain the...

5 Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

5 Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

As athletes take to the outdoors during the sweltering summer months, or as families head to a fun day at the beach, a few people will inevitably suffer from heat-related illness. Heat illness is a serious condition that can be prevented if you pay attention to the...

National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week

It's never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you! This National Women's Health Week, we want to help you take control of your health. Take the first step and schedule your appointment with Altamonte MD today! Our wonderful and skilled providers...

What You Need To Know About Sunburns

What You Need To Know About Sunburns

Sunburn is a nasty beast that inevitably rears its head every Summer. We know that it hurts — a lot — and we know that it makes us look like lobsters. . . But did you know exactly how long it takes to burn (you might be surprised), what is actually happening to your...

March is National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is urging all Americans to give their kidneys a second thought and a well-deserved checkup. Kidneys filter 200 liters of blood a day, help regulate blood pressure and direct red blood cell production....

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Since the year 2000 March has been recognized as Colon Cancer Awareness Month, since then it has grown to be a rallying point for the colon cancer community where thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country join together to spread...

Top 10 Healthiest New Years Resolutions

Top 10 Healthiest New Years Resolutions

Lose WeightThe fact that this is perennially among the most popular resolutions suggests just how difficult it is to commit to. But you can succeed if you don’t expect overnight success. "You want results yesterday, and desperation mode kicks in," says Pam Peeke, MD,...

Hypertension Tips

Hypertension Tips

Here are some key points about hypertension: -Hypertension is defined as blood pressure higher than 140 over 90 mmHg (millimeters of mercury).-A diagnosis of hypertension may be made when one or both readings are high: systolic (the pressure as the heart pumps blood...

Wash Your Hands The RIGHT Way

Wash Your Hands The RIGHT Way

Handwashing is easy to do and it's one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings—from your home and workplace to child care facilities and hospitals. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one...

Community Acupuncture

Community Acupuncture

Acupuncturists have hundreds of points (places) to choose from when treating you. These points are located all over the body, but many of the most effective and powerful points are found on the arms, legs and head. So, treatment of all health complaints, including...

Tips for a Happy-Healthy Holiday Season

Tips for a Happy-Healthy Holiday Season

Immunity is this season’s magic word. When temperatures drop and windows and doors stay shut, viruses can thrive indoors; if your immune system isn't up to the task, you're likely to catch the latest bug to hit town. That's why it's essential to ward off the very real...

New Waiting Room!

New Waiting Room!

We have been working so hard for our patients and it is truly paying off! Look at the results : )    

Managing Anxiety

Managing Anxiety

Feeling worried or nervous is a normal part of everyday life. Everyone frets or feels anxious from time to time. Mild to moderate anxiety can help you focus your attention, energy, and motivation. If anxiety is severe, you may have feelings of helplessness, confusion,...

What To-Do After Hurricane Matthew

What To-Do After Hurricane Matthew

Continue listening to a Weather Radio or the local news for the latest updates. Stay alert for extended rainfall and subsequent flooding even after the hurricane or tropical storm has ended.If you evacuated, return home only when officials say it is safe. Drive only...

Preparing For Hurricane Matthew

Preparing For Hurricane Matthew

HURRICANE KIT Make sure your hurricane kit includes: Flashlights & extra bulbsBattery-operated radioBattery-operated lanternsBatteries (in different sizes!)  Matches First aid kitDuct tapeRain gearClock (wind-up or battery-powered)Plastic garbage bagsFire...