Topic Family Medicine

Choosing a primary care doctor
Dec 29, 2022

Tips for Choosing a Primary Care Doctor

Finding a new primary care doctor can be hard. But it doesn't have to be. We've created a guide to choosing a primary care doctor to make that choice easier for you.
Medhelp welcomes dr joseph shepherd
Dec 16, 2022

MedHelp Welcomes New Primary Care Doctor

MedHelp's newest primary care doctor has served patients in Birmingham for over 30 years. Learn about Dr. Shepherd's approach to patient care & long COVID treatment.
Woman getting blood pressure checked
Aug 09, 2022

Blood Pressure Basics

Have you ever wondered why your doctor takes your blood pressure every time you come in? And do you really know what those numbers mean for your health?
Woman suffering from chronic inflammation
Jul 05, 2022

Inflammation: What You Really Need to Know

To fight chronic inflammation, you need more than blueberries and kale. Here's what you really need to know about inflammation and what you can do to fight it.
People facing away from camera colon cancer screening awareness
Mar 18, 2022

Let's Talk About Colon Cancer Screenings

Colon cancer is preventable and treatable if it's detected early through regular screenings. Do you know if it's time to schedule your colon cancer screening?
Nurse taking vital signs with patient at medhelp
Nov 15, 2021

Your Guide to Primary Care Lab Tests

Primary care doctors use lab tests to diagnose, screen, and monitor acute and chronic conditions. Learn about five common labs used by your primary care doctor.
boy wearing superhero costume with cape and mask
Oct 05, 2021

4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Cold and flu season is on the way. Try these four simple ways to give your immune system a boost so it can work more effectively all year round.
Man confused by health information
Sep 20, 2021

Looking for health advice? Start by talking to your primary care doctor.

When you’re not sure what to do about your health or you’re feeling confused about health information, it’s time to talk to your primary care doctor.
little boy wearing stethoscope and lab coat pretending to be a primary care doctor
Apr 27, 2021

It's time for a check-up with your primary care doctor

Don’t get behind on your health! Many put off check-ups and wellness exams due to COVID-19. Now’s the time to schedule a check-up with your primary care doctor.
birmingham female primary care doctor coaching and treating a new patient
Mar 29, 2021

A closer look at primary care at MedHelp

Most people know that MedHelp is an urgent care clinic, but did you know we also offer primary care medicine at all five of our Birmingham clinics? Take a closer look.
woman thinking about different healthy resolutions to make in 2021
Jan 11, 2021

The Healthy Resolution You Need This Year: Get a Primary Care Doctor

Need a resolution you can actually keep to improve your health in 2021? Resolve to get a primary care doctor this year and see surprising health benefits.
man with symptoms of covid-19 talking with a medhelp telehealth virtual doctor
Dec 21, 2020

Everything you ever wanted to know about telehealth (but were too afraid to ask)

Telehealth appointments are required for a COVID-19 test at MedHelp, but did you know telehealth is helpful for other types of medical care too?
Medhelp safety family vacation
Jul 16, 2019

How To Stay Medically Safe While On A Family Vacation

The last thing you want to think about is potential problems during a family vacation.
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