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Advice for Healthy Living

August 14th, 2020

Hunger Relief

My Fellow Americans, As we anxiously await a COVID-19 vaccine, the world faces another pandemic-related crisis. Communities are pushed to the brink as food supplies in some places dwindle. Distribution […]

August 5th, 2020

Get your flu shot

Fellow Americans,   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates fewer than half of all Americans received a flu shot last year. That number could be even worse […]

July 22nd, 2020

What to expect from a safe health care visit

Fellow Americans, COVID-19 has changed the way we practice medicine. From online video visits to curbside care, WellMed and others have changed to make sure patients get the care they […]

July 9th, 2020

Risk of Transmission

by Dr. George Rapier, Founder and CEO   Fellow Americans, The recent surge in COVID-19 cases over the past month is renewing discussion about how the virus spreads. We’ve learned […]

June 30th, 2020

The Second Summer Wave

by Dr. George Rapier, Founder and CEO   My Fellow Americans: The United States is now responsible for 20 percent of all new COVID-19 infections worldwide. According to the Centers […]

June 24th, 2020

Summer of crisis

by Dr. George Rapier, Founder and CEO   Fellow Americans,   We’re all deeply saddened by the recent social injustices. What happened in Minneapolis was a senseless tragedy. George Floyd […]

June 19th, 2020

Tips for staying safe in the summer heat

By Huelen E. Smith Jr., M.D. If you like to spend time outside doing things like exercising or gardening, then you are in danger of developing heat-related illnesses such as […]

June 15th, 2020

Summer of COVID-19

  My Fellow Americans:   After months of lockdown and isolation, you may be ready to spend some time at the beach or on a family road trip. But before […]

June 12th, 2020

Feeling stressed?

by Dr. George Rapier, Founder and CEO Fellow Americans: If you’re stressed, you’re not alone. I have been feeling it, too. COVID-19 has put strain on almost every aspect of […]

May 29th, 2020

Prepare now for a hurricane

Hurricane season is here. It’s important to prepare early. The National Weather Service is predicting an above average hurricane season. Here are a few things you can do right now […]

May 22nd, 2020

Three Scenarios for COVID-19

by Dr. George Rapier, Founder and CEO Fellow Americans: Have you heard people talking like COVID-19 is over? We are so eager to get back to normal. It’s understandable. As […]

April 30th, 2020

Stay home, stay safe

by Dr. George Rapier, Founder and CEO As a doctor, I got into medicine to help people stay healthy and feel their best, so the current situation has me deeply […]