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5 Ways to a Smart Start With Baby

As a Family oriented provider I am often giving advice to new parents in regards to their children and as we begin the summer writing about infants seems appropriate.

Are Medications Safe During Pregnancy?

About 6 million women become pregnant in the United States each year. It is estimated that 50 percent of pregnant women take at least one prescribed medication, and 90 percent take an over the counter medication. Yet, most medications have not been adequately studied for their impact on pregnancy and childbirth.

Best of Contest: Please Vote Family Medicine Healthcare Best Doctor/Health Care Provider

We are currently running in the Best Of Hampton Roads Contest, for best Doctor/Health Care Provider, Portsmouth, VA. We’d love to have your vote. You can vote for us via their website and via your cell phone using our text code.

Choosing a Family Doctor

As the seasons change, folks are making important healthcare decisions of whether to choose a new Family Doctor or to continue with their current care. This being said, I decided to dedicate an article to Choosing a Family Doctor. Family doctors are doctors that care for the whole family. They care for the physical, mental and emotional health of both the patient and their families.

Family Medicine Healthcare awarded 2017 People’s Choice Award, Best Healthcare Provider

Thank you for voting us, Best Healthcare Provider, Portsmouth Virginia! Family Medicine Healthcare has been awarded the Gold Award for The Best Health Care Provider, for Porstmouth, VA. Your votes mean the world to us.

February Heart Health Awareness Month

In honor of this month’s focus on Heart Health Awareness, I wanted to share with you about a very damaging, yet common condition in America today.

Press Release S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. announces sale of former Mcdonald Garden Center to Family Medicine Healthcare

NORFOLK, VA (June 2018) – S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. is pleased to announce the sale of 3.014 acres located at 3913 and 3925 Portsmouth Boulevard in the Western Branch area of Chesapeake, VA. The site was previously occupied for 25 years by McDonald Garden Center, which closed in 2017 due to changing shopping habits and competition from big box stores.

Tanning The Healthy Way

There’s no such thing as a healthy tan, because you can’t get tanned without damaging your skin. That damage is what makes you more likely to get skin cancer as you grow older. Between 1970 and 2009 melanoma increased eight fold among women ages 18 to 39 and four fold in men.

The Benefits and Barriers to Immunizations

Although the barriers for our children and adults to get immunized differ, most would agree that thousands of lives could be saved each year if we can increase the number of adults who receive routine immunizations. One third of adults ages 65 years and older did not receive the pneumonia vaccine. Annually 36,000 Americans die of the flu and 5,000 die of pneumonia.

Vote for us Best Of 2017

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It’s that time again to VOTE in the VA Pilot Best of 2016 contest!