HEALTH Matters® Blog

Welcome to our blog! As we grow as a healthcare organization, we are ever mindful of our mission to connect with more people, in more ways. We want to continue to expand not only our facilities and programs, but our reach. We want to be a trusted resource for news, events that inform and educate, and stories that inspire. We hope this blog will be a useful platform, and that you will follow us here.

My Doctor Told me – To Keep Spinning My Wheels!

Getting kids to run, move and play is one of the best things parents can do.
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Self-care: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Four pillars of good self-care.
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Colorectal Cancer on the Rise in Young People: Should You Be Screened?

Actor Chadwick Boseman’s tragic death from colon cancer at age 43 is a reminder to know the risks and get screened. 
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The Bariatric Weight Loss Journey: More Than Just Surgery

The support you receive from loved ones as well as a dedicated health care team afterward is the secret to long-term weight loss success.
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Books, Pens & Masks: It’s Back to School Time!

A pediatrician offers strategies for a successful, socially distanced school year. 
 

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Got “Maskne”? Quick Fixes for Irritated Skin

How to prevent and treat dermatitis, acne and other skin conditions induced by face coverings.
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Time for Your Annual Maintenance

Your health is essential, and one of the best ways to maintain your well-being is through an annual physical.


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Poison Plants: Can’t Touch This!

How to recognize and treat poison ivy, oak and sumac.
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When Should You See A Rheumatologist?

It might be time to seek a medical “detective” for your muscle and joint pain.  
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Protect Yourself from Excessive Heat

Learn how to beat the heat.
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