AED Purchased

AED Purchased for Myrtle Attendance Center

November 19, 2018 : The Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany recently presented a check for $1495 to Myrtle Attendance Center to purchase an AED. The Automated External Defibrillator will be housed in the school gym and will also be taken to athletic events away from the school. Dr. Shane Scott, a physician…

Tummy Time

The Why and How of Tummy Time

Author: Dr. Veritas As you try your best to raise your little ones right, you’ve probably come across the phrase “tummy time.” While it sounds like just a cute catch phrase, tummy time is much more than that! In fact, research shows that babies need tummy time starting at day one (1). While putting your baby to…

Preventive Screening Guidelines

Cancer affects almost every one of us in some way. Here are some guidelines from the American Cancer Society for preventive screeening. Breast Cancer: Women under the age 40 years: Discuss with your primary care provider your best options for preventive breast care screenings Women age 40-44 years:  Have the choice to start annual mammograms if…

Breastfeeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusively breastfeeding your baby for the first 6 months. When you add solid foods to your baby’s diet, continue breastfeeding until at least 12 months. There are many reasons why breastfeeding is best for your baby: Benefits for baby: Human milk provides essentially all the nutrients your baby needs to be healthy,…

An Introduction to Lice

The beginning of the school year brings around a common childhood problem, Lice. This small parasite strikes fear in the most experience parents and teachers. The good news is, fear is its most damaging possibility of head lice. No diseases are spread by head lice. It is important to know the facts about head lice…

Annual Wellness Exams

Annual Wellness Exams Make a Difference! At IMPC we offer an Annual Wellness Exam for those patients with Medicare benefits. Every year at this appointment, we will review your current medicines, review any specialty providers that you may see, and conduct a range of screenings to ensure your safety in your home, as well as in your activities…

The Mediterranean Die

The Mediterranean Diet

Heart Healthy Food Your Stomach Will Love! Typically, the Mediterranean diet is used as the Gold Standard diet for those seeking to improve their heart health. By heart health, we mean lowering your “bad” LDL cholesterol, improving blood pressure and decreasing risk of heart attack and stroke. However, new research is coming out showing that…

What is a Fever?

Fever is something that all parents fear. This is easily understandable because sometimes fever can be a sign that something is seriously wrong with your child. However, fever is usually not a sign of any dangerous infection, but caused by a viral infection. Most children experience simple viral infections several times a year such as…