Archive 2023

The truth about sugar menacing coke can rev
Dec 13, 2023

The Truth About Sugar

Sugar. It's that sweet, irresistible ingredient we often crave. But what do we really know about it? There's a lot of talk around sugar - its effects, its place in…
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Dec 01, 2023

Tips for a healthier cold and flu season

Did you know that adults catch an average of 2-3 colds each year, and the flu affects millions nationwide? These numbers soar particularly high in the southeastern…
Woman concerned about the status of her leftovers
Nov 15, 2023

Food Safety and Food Poisoning

Most of us love to buy, cook, and eat food, but are we handling, cooking, and eating food correctly? Or are we leaving ourselves open to the risk of food poisoning?…
Basics of autoimmune diseases
Nov 10, 2023

Autoimmune Disease Basics

Discover the basics of autoimmune diseases, their potential causes, common types, and steps to take if you suspect you have one. Learn how to manage symptoms and improve your quality today.
Common questions about flu and shots 2023
Nov 03, 2023

Common Questions about the 2023 Flu and Flu Shots

Got questions about the flu? We've got answers. Learn the differences between colds and the flu, how to manage flu symptoms, the importance of getting a flu shot,…
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Oct 10, 2023

Childhood Illnesses which Adults can get

It is important to understand that as adults you can get sick from childhood illnesses. If you find yourself sick, be assured you are not on your own - there is…
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Sep 26, 2023

HIPAA Basics

Have you ever wondered what you’re really signing when you sign those HIPAA forms at the doctor? Check out our guide to the most common questions and myths about HIPAA.
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Sep 05, 2023

Common Injections at Urgent Care Clinics

Urgent care isn't just for steroid shots: you may be surprised to learn just how many injections are available at urgent care clinics. Check out our helpful guide.
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Aug 21, 2023

Your Secret Weapon for Managing Panic Attacks

There’s no need to panic about having a panic attack. Equip yourself with the tools you need to manage them and learn how your primary care doctor can help.
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Aug 08, 2023

Protect Your Skin this Summer: Sunburn Prevention and Treatment

Sunburns aren’t just painful – they can actually be hazardous to your health. Read more to learn some simple ways you can prioritize skin protection this summer.
Man getting ready for a1c test
Jul 20, 2023

The First Step in Reducing Your Diabetes Risk

How much do you know about blood sugar and your A1C? Test your knowledge and learn about the steps you can take to reduce your risk of diabetes.
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Jul 07, 2023

Simple Tips for Healthy Travel

Got big travel plans this year? No one wants their travel interrupted by illness. Check out our guide with simple tips for helping you stay healthy while traveling.
Prevent lyme disease
Jun 20, 2023

Get the Facts on Lyme Disease (and other Tick-Borne Illnesses)

More time outside in the summer leads to an increased risk of tick bites & tick-borne illnesses. Learn what to do if you get bitten - and how to prevent bites in the first place.
Woman learning about bhrt in birmingham
Jun 07, 2023

6 Common Myths about BHRT

Getting conflicting information about BHRT? You’re not alone. Dr. Ashley Tamucci sets the record straight by tackling six common myths about BHRT.
Man in pain ready to see his doctor
May 22, 2023

When to See Your Doctor About Pain

When do you need to stop pushing through pain and schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor? Check out our guide to talking with your doctor about pain.
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May 03, 2023

Take Ownership of Your Health with Your Patient Portal

Have you ever used a patient portal? You may be surprised to learn that our patient portal is a valuable tool for urgent care and primary care patients. Learn more.
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Apr 26, 2023

Answers to Your Questions About Weight Loss Injections

News about weight loss injections is everywhere – and so are the questions. Dr. Tamucci is here to answer the most common questions about these injections.
Healthy woman after screening tests
Apr 07, 2023

5 Screenings That Can Save Your Life

We’re not exaggerating: early detection of cancer and other health conditions can save your life. Is it time to talk to your primary care doctor about screenings?
Man after a vaccine appointment
Mar 22, 2023

Adult Vaccine Basics

Vaccines aren't just for kids. Adults also need vaccines to keep them healthy. But do you know what vaccines you need and when you need them? Check out our guide.
Tired woman who needs better sleep
Mar 06, 2023

Need a Good Night's Sleep? Try These Tips.

You already know that sleep is important. But do you know why? It’s about so much more than rest. Learn how to get better sleep - and where to go if you need help.
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Feb 20, 2023

Telehealth is for Primary Care Patients, Too

Did you know telehealth appointments are a convenient option for primary care patients? Learn how telehealth can make accessing healthcare easier than ever.
Healthy man with questions about cholesterol
Feb 10, 2023

Surprising Answers to your Questions about Cholesterol

How much do you really know about cholesterol? Test your knowledge and find out the surprising answers to these 5 common questions about cholesterol.
Healthy woman at medhelp
Jan 25, 2023

Wellness and Preventive Medicine Comes to MedHelp

We're bringing Wellness and Preventive Medicine to patients at MedHelp. Learn about this exciting new service designed to get to the root cause of your symptoms.