Blog Archive

Who Needs an STD Test and How Often? Nov 1st, 2019

Even with safe sex practices and proper condom usage, the World Health Organization estimates that nearly one million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are acquired each day. The good news is that many of these cases are easily detected and easily treated.  Because routine STD testing plays a...

Why You Need a Flu Shot Every Year Oct 1st, 2019

If you’ve ever had the flu you know how miserable it is, literally knocking you off your feet for days with a fever, coughing, sore throat, and body aches. But do you fully understand the medical risks involved?  According to the CDC, the 2017-18 flu season saw 900,000 people hospitalized...

The Importance of Routine Mammograms Sep 1st, 2019

Mammograms remain the most important tool for diagnosing breast cancer in its earliest stages for most women, yet many women skip their routine mammogram appointments or avoid having them altogether. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to mark that event, we’re dedicating this post to raising awareness about...

How Infertility Affects Your Mental Health Aug 20th, 2019

For many couples, bringing a baby into the world is a joyous occasion. However, as many as 15% of couples in the United States struggle to conceive after 12 months of trying. While it may seem as though there’s a lot of fun in trying to get pregnant, when you...

Back to School Tips for Kids With Asthma and Allergies Aug 8th, 2019

Sneezing, wheezing, coughing, and misery associated with asthma and allergies can disrupt your child’s learning. They may miss a lot of days due to these symptoms and even if they do make it in, may have trouble concentrating due to feeling poorly. At Primary Care Walk, we want to help...