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Dr. Ashley Fuentes is the Newest Doctor to Join Our Practice

Dr. Fuentes attended Case Western Reserve University for her undergraduate studies and received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Sports Medicine, Chemistry, and Psychology. She then received a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Touro College New York. She obtained her medical degree from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine […]


Stroke – Signs and Risk Factors

A stroke is when something blocks blood flow to part of the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. This can cause brain damage, disability, and even death. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. High blood pressure, smoking, and having a history of a stroke increase […]


Skin Cancer – Know the Facts

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Skin cancer is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet light (UV). Ultraviolet light comes from the sun, tanning beds, and sunlamps. Exposure to UV light can cause sunburn, changes in skin texture, premature aging of the skin, and skin cancer. You are at greater […]


Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Risk Factors and Symptoms

In type 2 diabetes, your body does not use insulin properly, this is called insulin resistance. To combat this, the pancreas will produce extra insulin to make up for your insulin resistance but over time the pancreas isn’t able to keep your blood glucose levels normal. Some people with type 2 diabetes can control their […]


Breast Cancer Basic Information

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women in the United States. Although deaths from breast cancer have declined, it still remains the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Possible Symptoms of Breast Cancer New lump in the breast or armpit Swelling […]