Posts Tagged ‘preventive medicine’

High Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

Did you know nearly 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure? High blood pressure will not go away without treatment such as lifestyle changes or physician prescribed medications. Blood pressure is the force of blood flow inside your blood vessels. Blood pressure measurement consists of two numbers. The first number is the pressure […]

The Facts About Measles

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with infectious droplets or spread airborne when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. The measles virus can remain infectious on surfaces and in the air for up to two hours after an infected person leaves an area. […]

SWFP Installs Latest Digital Mammography

Southwest Family Physicians is pleased to announce that the latest in digital mammography technology is now available in our office. With the installation of the Fujifilm Aspire digital mammography system our patients now have access to high quality digital mammography screening. Installed in May 2012 the Aspire digital mammography system provides enhanced image clarity that […]

School and Sports Physicals

Calling All Students!! This is a reminder that school and sports physicals are being scheduled now. Whether you have a new student, an athlete, or one heading off to college the annual physical is a time to review important milestones in your child’s growth and development. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends an annual checkup […]