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Travel Medicine

Travel offers many unexpected challenges, but illness should never be one of them. Get educated on health risks for exotic destinations and avoid surprises.

Getting to know your Family Health Nurse

Getting to know your Family Health Nurse

A family health nurse was introduced to your collaborative care team in May 2012 to act as the point person or unofficial coach to help guide, support and ensure your ongoing care.

Healthcare Update — The Nurse Practitioner will see you now...

Healthcare Update — The Nurse Practitioner will see you now…

Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are advanced practice registered nurses who have completed graduate-level education and are trained to assess, diagnose and treat common conditions. They have an extensive scope of practice and many areas of expertise including pediatric care, palliative care, urgent care and preventative care.

Stay Safe and Healthy While You Travel A Travelers Checklist

Stay Safe and Healthy While You Travel: A Travelers Checklist

It is important that, in addition to enjoyment, we plan for safe and healthy travel. Here are some important things to consider before bidding bon voyage.

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The Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.