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Five Questions About Lung Cancer Answered

November 23, 2021

Read Time: Three Minutes By Thomas Guerrero-Garcia, MD Phelps Health Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women, not counting skin cancer. Only prostate cancer is more common in men ...

What to Know: Breast Cancer Awareness and Screening Mammograms

November 23, 2021

Read Time: Seven Minutes Tiffany Henry, RN, Phelps Health Comprehensive Breast Center coordinator, discusses breast cancer awareness and the importance of getting screening mammograms. Why is breast cancer awareness important? “We've [raised awareness about breast ...

Dr. Ratchford Discusses COVID-19 Vaccines and Fertility

November 19, 2021

Read Time: Two Minutes Nathan Ratchford, MD, a gynecologist with the Phelps Health Medical Group, talks about whether COVID-19 vaccines affect fertility or pregnancy. Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I’m planning to become ...

Your FAQs About Diabetes Answered

November 10, 2021

Read Time: 14 Minutes Kim Richardson, BSN, RN, a diabetes care and education specialist with the Phelps Health Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) program, answers frequently asked questions about diabetes. What is the difference ...

Know the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

November 1, 2021

Read Time: Three Minutes By Fawad Virk, MD Phelps Health Heart attacks (or myocardial infarctions) occur when there is a complete or partial blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle. The blockage can be ...

5 Reasons to Get a Mammogram

October 28, 2021

Read Time: Three Minutes By Jinna Lisenbe, AGPCNP-BC Phelps Health A mammogram is an X-ray picture of your breast. Mammograms are used as a screening tool to detect early signs of breast cancer. Except for ...

Your Questions About Stress Management Answered

October 19, 2021

Read Time: 16 Minutes Forrest Rackham, PsyD, a clinical psychologist with the Phelps Health Medical Group, and Jason Medows, a pharmacist at Phelps Health, answer frequently asked questions about stress management. What is stress? Dr ...

Do You Know the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

October 13, 2021

Read Time: Three Minutes By Kan Huang, MD, PhD Phelps Health Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Approximately one in eight women in the US will be ...

3 Things to Know About Physical Medicine and Rehab

October 6, 2021

Read Time: One Minute Information provided by Phelps Health Physiatrist Dawn Myers, DO, MPT 1. What is physical medicine and rehab? Physical medicine and rehab is a medical specialty that helps people regain body functions ...

Discussing Cancer Biomarkers with Dr. Thomas Guerrero-Garcia

October 4, 2021

Read Time: Eight Minutes Thomas Guerrero-Garcia, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist with the Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute (DDCI), and Paige Marsolais-Heitman, director of marketing and public relations at Phelps Health, talk about ...