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Advice for Healthy Living

November 5th, 2021

Know the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancerous and can spread. Ovarian cancers were […]

October 26th, 2021

October is breast cancer awareness month

This annual campaign began in October 1985 as an organized movement to raise awareness of and money for breast cancer research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure. It also […]

October 20th, 2021

Medical Assistant Week: For Our Family

It has been a beautiful experience working with patients since the day I started as a Medical Assistant (MA) with WellMed. They are like my own family. We serve a mostly older […]

September 21st, 2021

Debunking Prostate Cancer Myths

With information readily available at our fingertips, there is opportunity for misinformation. During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, let’s debunk some prostate cancer myths to help clear up confusion and keeping […]

August 30th, 2021

Immunizations are vital to staying healthy

By: Alisa Holland, MD August is National Immunization Awareness month, a great time to review what vaccinations may be needed for every member of the family. In addition to parents […]

July 20th, 2021

Know Your Heat Limitations During the Summer

By: Paul Kostamo, M.D. If you’re planning to spend extended time outside during the 2021 summer season, beware the dangers of the summer heat. Types of heat-related illnesses • Heat […]

July 2nd, 2021

Healthy Eating and the Gift of Imperfection

By: Robin M. Eickhoff, M.D. This blog first appeared in San Antonio Medicine in May 2021 My entire life, I have battled weight. My mother says she named me after […]

April 13th, 2021

Occupational Therapy: Bringing the Best to Life

Sometimes everyday living is a chore. Most people don’t think twice about the ability to dress themselves or make a meal. For others, it’s a different story. When pain, injury […]

March 16th, 2021

Wear Masks A Little Longer

By George Rapier, M.D. As I write this, Texas and a few other states will no longer require people to wear a mask in public. In Texas, all businesses—including restaurants, […]