Category: Health

5 Tips to Maintain Healthy Bones

Some factors, such as exercise and diet, can also impact your bone mass over time so it’s important to take steps to keep your bones strong and healthy as you age. Here are five simple but effective ways to protect your bone health as you get older.

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Different Types of Healthcare

In medicine, levels of care refer to the complexity of the medical cases doctors treat and the skills and specialties of the providers. Levels are divided into the following categories: primary, secondary, tertiary, and quarternary care.

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December Health Awareness Events

National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics. December hosts two health awareness events: World Aids Day on December 1st and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day on December 3rd.

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5 Tips For Staying Healthy This Winter

While it's good to relax and have some down time, it's also important to stay active and maintain healthy practices during winter. Here are 5 health tips for staying safe and active this winter.

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Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines + FAQ

The only recommended screening test for lung cancer is low-dose computed tomography (also called a low-dose CT scan. Screening with low-dose CT has been shown to reduce lung cancer mortality by 20–33% in high-risk populations which could save an additional 10 000–20 000 lives each year.

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How to Read an Imaging Scan Prescription

Your imaging prescription will tell you the scan type your referring physician has prescribed and the time and location of your imaging scan. The last two are very important for you to know in order to make or reschedule your appointment. If your doctor has not assigned you to an imaging center, or if you would like to adjust the details of your scan, such as the time and location you would like to be seen at, please visit us at Medmo.com to schedule an appointment.

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What Is Cystic Fibrosis?

Medical screenings, like a chest x-ray or CT scan, can help doctors diagnose and monitor cystic fibrosis. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical for improving quality of life and lengthening the expected lifespan.

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Why You Need Regular Check-ups

Regular check-ups ensure that you save a considerable amount of money in the long term. This is because regular health check-ups decline the risk of potential health ailments that can turn out to be dangerous.

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Tips for Choosing a New PCP

A primary care physician (PCP), or primary care practitioner, is a healthcare professional who practices general medicine. PCPs are our first stop for medical care […]

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