Baby Teeth and Babies’ Teeth

 Baby Teeth and Babies’ Teeth by Dr. Robert Stanaland Baby teeth are so important! This cannot be stressed enough. Yes, they will be “lost” eventually, but they play a vital role in a child’s jaw development in addition to aiding in proper nutrition and socially.  Here are the answers to several questions we hear a […]

MEDICAL MATTERS: It’s blood pressure 102

MEDICAL MATTERS: It’s blood pressure 102 As seen in the Odessa American “Medical Matters”: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/article_142b7e0e-eb15-11e6-8175-e70526b7ef79.html by Dr. Fernando Boccalandro In my first article I discussed the basics of blood pressure and the definition of normal blood pressures values according to current guidelines. In this second article I will address some practical tips and tricks, to maintain an […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month by Maria Scott, MCHS Community Health Nurse Navigator September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Please take a moment to learn a bit more about prostate cancer as well as the risks, screenings and treatments associated with it. What is prostate cancer? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in […]

I’m too tired to get up!

“I’m too tired to get up!” by Pediatrician Dr. Kevin Benson It’s a phrase that many of us parents hear on those school mornings. It is an age old example of cause and effect, stay up too late and pay for it the next morning. Many adults try to beat the system with caffeinated beverages every […]

Preventing Tooth Decay at Work

Preventing Tooth Decay at Work By Dr. Robert Stanaland, Doctor of Dental Surgery at ProCare Family Health Dental Clinic Regardless of your background, tooth decay, or dental caries, can affect everyone. People are vulnerable during the work day for several reasons. First, they are away from home, which is where their toothbrush and floss are. […]