When you compare bedtime at your house to wrangling monkeys at the zoo, do you think monkeys may be the easier option? You’re not alone; MHP Pediatrician Dr. John O’Brien understands how hard it can be to get those kiddos to calm down and snooze. However, it’s vital children get plenty of sleep, especially with how much they’re growing and learning each day!
Read Article | published Aug 17, 2017
Does the idea of going to the gym make you groan in agony? We all know exercise is good for our bodies, but sometimes it can be hard to make it fit into our busy schedules! Between work, family and other obligations, a regular workout routine can seem nearly impossible to fit into your day.
Read Article | published Aug 10, 2017
We all know smoking and chewing tobacco have potentially severe health consequences, but vaping with e-cigarettes or going to hookah lounges are safer options, right?
Read Article | published Aug 3, 2017
Are you one of those people who hear STD and immediately thinks, there’s no way I need to worry about those, I take precautions to protect myself! MHP Family Nurse Practitioner Diane Nutter wants to make sure you’re true to your word by taking every precautionary measure and getting regular screenings!
Read Article | published Jul 27, 2017
You’ve probably heard of a lymph node, but do you know what they do? Well, as part of a larger network called your lymphatic system, these nodes plays a big role in assisting your body in removing waste and preventing fluid buildup, a pretty important role wouldn’t you say?
Read Article | published Jul 20, 2017
Peanut allergies are the most common food allergy among children today. Recent research suggests the roasting process has changed the body’s ability to recognize the proteins in the food and process them without an immune response.
Read Article | published Jul 13, 2017
Does the idea of running have you hiding under the covers in the morning? What if we told you it could increase your chances of living longer and keep your ticker healthy?
Read Article | published Jul 6, 2017
Chances are, you or someone you know has suffered from a hernia. MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, has treated many hernias, and knows how important it is to get treatment early!
Read Article | published Jun 29, 2017
Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life, but it can also be full of surprises for first-time moms.
Read Article | published Jun 22, 2017
If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or would like to see lower numbers, you’re not alone! In fact, about 1 in 3 adults in the United States have high blood pressure. The scary thing is, only around half of those people have it under control! Not only does high blood pressure mean your heart is working harder to get blood flowing through your body, your risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death, increases.
Read Article | published Jun 15, 2017