The Negative Health Effects of Cigarettes & E-CigarettesSome health conditions are hereditary and cannot be controlled or prevented. Others occur naturally as a result of the changes that happen in our bodies over time. However, many serious health conditions facing Americans are a direct result of unhealthy habits and lifestyle choices. And smoking is among the most common and damaging of these habits. Even e-cigarettes, introduced in recent years to provide a “healthy” alternative to smoking cigarettes, come with...
Alcohol Misuse and What To Know
You may have noticed during one of your recent visits to Family Practice Center that one of our medical assistants or providers asked you to complete an alcohol use screening tool called the AUDIT-C. This basic screening tool helps us to identify individuals exhibiting at-risk drinking behavior.