With the clouds and rain parting to make way for sun and warm temps, this unfortunately also means more exposures to insects and ticks, some of which can carry disease. Here are some helpful hints to minimize exposure: • Wear protective clothing with long sleeves and pants that has permethrin built in • Using DEET…
Find out recommendations for measles immunization, and learn the current count of confirmed cases in our area.
Up to 10 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, and they can affect anyone. Learn more about them in our latest blog post by Dr. Gamelin.
You may be hearing a lot about measles lately. And all of this news on TV, social media, Internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a parent really need to know about this disease. The CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents like…
CFM will be hosting a walk-in flu shot clinic on Saturday, November 10th from 12pm – 4pm. Any patient seen at CFM in the past twelve months is welcome to come receive a flu shot without needing an appointment. Please bring a copy of your insurance card. Did you know? Vaccinations protect more than yourself….
Learn how to promote a healthy body image in your child in this quick, 2-minute video.
The weather’s taken a turn for the scorching lately, and we want to make sure you’re able to stay active and healthy during the hottest time of the year. Learn the best ways to heal from a sunburn, and minimize the effects. Remember: never leave pets in the car during warm weather. Enjoy your summer!
CFM values the input of our patients. We are actively recruiting three new members for our Patient and Family Advisory Council. Click here to find out more.
Did you know scents can trigger migraines, allergies, asthma, COPD and MS? In consideration for patients and staff, we ask to refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave, patchouli, scented lotion or other fragrances while in the office. Please also try to minimize strong scents on clothing – such as incense or cigarette smoke – as much as possible during your visit.
Thank you for helping us keep our air clean so we can provide a comfortable environment for everyone.
Sunburns occur frequently in those spending time outdoors. Unfortunately, sun damage builds up over time and is cumulative. Not only does it lead to wrinkles, but it can lead to skin cancers. Remember that skin cancer can affect all ages! We are seeing this occur more frequently in younger and younger people. Wearing clothing, avoiding…