June is Men’s Health Month, and while most people can easily name some of the annual screenings required for women, the screenings men need often go forgotten. This month’s blog focuses on all of our male patients and the important annual screenings they should have with their primary care provider.
Hooray for warm weather! We at Complete Health Partners are just as excited as you for the summer season to begin. And right in time for “swimsuit season” is a time to focus on women’s health. Did you know that May is Women’s Health Month? We often think of October for women’s health, however October’s focus is on the annual breast exam and mammogram. May is for ALL of women’s health – annual physicals, well-woman exams (including that Pap smear!), overall wellness, and taking care of those little problems that have been nagging you all year. Establishing care with a primary care provider is a perfect way to start managing your overall health – and a great way to celebrate Women’s Health Month.
Primary Care or Urgent Care? How to Make the Right Choice Urgent care centers and walk in clinics are relatively new health care choices. In the last 10 years many new clinics have opened across the country and in Nashville, however, determining when to visit an urgent care clinic or walk in medical center can be confusing, especially if you have a primary care doctor. Read more to learn about the differences between urgent care and primary care as well as how to make the right health care choice for your needs.