Topic Family Medicine
Nov 10, 2023
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.
Oct 10, 2023
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…
Sep 26, 2023
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.
Aug 21, 2023
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.
Jul 20, 2023
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.
Jul 07, 2023
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.
Jun 20, 2023
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.
May 22, 2023
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.
May 03, 2023
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.
Apr 07, 2023
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?
Mar 22, 2023
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.
Mar 06, 2023
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.
Feb 20, 2023
Did you know telehealth appointments are a convenient option for primary care patients? Learn how telehealth can make accessing healthcare easier than ever.
Feb 10, 2023
How much do you really know about cholesterol? Test your knowledge and find out the surprising answers to these 5 common questions about cholesterol.
Dec 29, 2022
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.
Dec 16, 2022
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.
Aug 09, 2022
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?
Jul 05, 2022
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.
Mar 18, 2022
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?
Nov 15, 2021
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.
Oct 05, 2021
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.
Sep 20, 2021
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.
Apr 27, 2021
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.
Mar 29, 2021
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.
Jan 11, 2021
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.
Dec 21, 2020
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?