Preventive Medicine

  • Radiation Oncologist Shares Reminder About Skin Cancer

    It’s that time of the year when we plan all sorts of fun in the sun, but please don’t forget…

  • Do You Have a Primary Care Provider?

    A primary care provider is a physician – or sometimes a nurse practitioner or physician assistant – who specializes in…

  • Radiation Oncologist: Prevention is key with Colorectal Cancer

    Not only do an estimated 151,000 people project to be diagnosed this year with colorectal cancer, but it is also…

  • Morris Hospital Physician Shares Expertise About COVID-19 Vaccine

    Now as we move into Phase 1B, the COVID-19 vaccine is starting to make its way into the arms of…

  • There’s never a time to ignore warning signs of a medical emergency

    Some alarming statistics have been published since the onset of the COVID pandemic that show a decline in the use…

  • Infection Preventionist: Stop Touching Your Face

    When it comes to avoiding illness during the cold and flu season, Morris Hospital’s Infection Preventionist Kerry Gerding offers two…

  • Vaccination is best defense against pertussis outbreaks

    Outbreaks of the highly contagious disease pertussis, or whooping cough, occur every few years and should be taken seriously.  The…

  • Obesity Can Sometimes Signal Endocrine Issues

    Are you losing your fight against weight loss? While weight gain may often be the result of eating too much…

  • Understanding The Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines

    If you thought your blood pressure was in the acceptable range, make sure you are using the latest standards as…

  • Your exercise plan should be about commitment

    Every January, millions of Americans make a renewed New Year’s resolution to start exercising. They hit the gyms with gusto,…