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Jan. 26, 2024, 10:24 a.m.

Effective communication key to effective healthcare

Original article published in The Paper By JACOB SOOTER PA-C BURKE PRIMARY CARE Whether it’s your spouse, friend, or even your hair stylist, the way to achieve a lasting and trusting relationship is clear and open communication. Your relationship with your medical provider is no different. As a Physician Assistant ... Continue Reading
Jan. 26, 2024, 10:15 a.m.

Burke medical community expects second wave of flu in February

Original article published in The Paper Vaccinations still urged for flu and COVID By PAM WALKER Health Care and Special Assignment Reporter Welcome to 2024 and a return of familiar respiratory symptoms – a runny nose, coughing, aches, congestion, and maybe even a fever. And the season is far from ... Continue Reading
Dec. 16, 2023, 10:13 a.m.

Paving the way to better health through early detection

Original article published in The Paper By Dr. KEITH SMITH FOR THE PAPER As a physician, I've had the privilege of witnessing the importance of preventive screenings on many lives. In the primary care setting, the adage "prevention is better than cure" couldn't be more relevant. Preventive screenings stand as ... Continue Reading
Nov. 24, 2023, 9:03 a.m.

Primary care providers promote healthy eating habits

Original article published in The Paper By EMILY CANNON / FOR THE PAPER Good nutrition is the cornerstone of overall health and well-being. Nutrition can be defined as the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. It plays an important role in preventing chronic disease, ... Continue Reading
Oct. 28, 2023, 9:03 a.m.

Taking control of diabetes: Primary Care’s role in diabetes management

Original article published in The Paper By TARA MODE / FOR THE PAPER Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects 37 million people in the US. It requires comprehensive management to treat diabetes and prevent health problems caused by uncontrolled diabetes. A Primary Care Provider (PCP) such as doctors, nurse ... Continue Reading