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How to Lower Your Risk for Chronic Diseases Oct 17th, 2021

Chronic diseases are a growing health threat for millions of Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6 in 10 Americans suffer from at least one chronic disease, and 4 in 10 suffer from two or more chronic diseases at the same time. In addition to...

5 Benefits of an Annual Physical Sep 6th, 2021

To get an annual physical or not: that is the question many American adults ask themselves every year. For people suffering from chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, annual physicals are essential. However are annual physicals necessary if you’re healthy? Most of the time, yes they are. Here’s...

What's the Recommended Well-Child Schedule? Aug 12th, 2021

The early years of your child’s life are filled with important milestones, from getting their first teeth to learning to speak and walk to reaching puberty. In addition to providing vital preventive care, well-child visits allow our pediatricians to monitor your child’s development, identify problems early on, and recommend treatment...

Learn How to Prevent Diabetes with Lifestyle Choices Jul 27th, 2021

Diabetes is a growing health threat for millions of American children and adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 30 million Americans (including both children and adults) — over 10% of the overall population — were suffering from diabetes as of 2018. At Midwest Regional...

8 STDs and How to Treat Them Jun 20th, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least one in five Americans is living with a sexually transmitted disease (STD). In addition to the health risks and possible reproductive complications that can develop when some STDs remain untreated, STD-related medical costs are in the billions.  At...

For Which Services Can I Take Advantage of Telemedicine? May 5th, 2021

The current pandemic has highlighted the value of accessible health care services like telemedicine, and technology is making it possible to deliver basic medical care and treatment to more and more people from the comfort of their own homes on a flexible schedule. At Midwest Regional Health Services, we offer...

The Different Types of Diabetes and How to Manage Them Apr 4th, 2021

Diabetes is an ongoing health problem in the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over one million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. When left untreated, diabetes can be a life-threatening illness, but with treatment and certain lifestyle modifications, it’s manageable. At Midwest Regional Health Services,...

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Myths and Facts About Vasectomy Reversals Mar 7th, 2021

While a vasectomy is generally considered a permanent form of birth control, some men may change their minds and decide to get a vasectomy reversal for any number of reasons. As with many medical procedures, there’s a lot of misinformation and myths floating about how a vasectomy works and whether...

Do You Really Need to Get an Annual Physical? Feb 8th, 2021

Depending on your medical history, health status, and lifestyle, an annual physical is necessary to monitor your health and get essential medical screenings, especially if you take medication or have a chronic condition. For healthy adults with no medical problems and within a healthy weight range, an annual physical is...

5 Reasons You Need a Primary Care Provider Jan 5th, 2021

According to recent studies, the number of Americans who have a primary care provider has plummeted over the last two decades. The decline in primary care physicians was especially pronounced among young American adults aged 30 and under.  While healthy people may not think they need a primary care provider...