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Start the Year Off Right With a Well-Child Exam

Everyone wants what is best for their kids, especially to keep them healthy. This is why scheduling regular well-child exams can help make sure your kids are on the right path for starting the new year.

Jan 5th, 2021
5 Signs of Depression You Shouldn't Ignore

Depression is a common mental health illness, which crosses all demographic boundaries such as age, race, religion, economic status, culture, gender, and ethnicity. Despite its prevalence, depression is highly treatable. Read on to learn more.

Dec 1st, 2020
Holiday Tips for Healthy Eating

Creating an eating plan can keep you on track when the parties and other festivities arrive this holiday season. With some thoughtful preparation, you can enjoy your holidays without the guilt.

Nov 5th, 2020
Why Annual Physical Exams are Important at Every Stage of Life

Your life is busy, and sometimes it feels like you just can’t manage to fit another event into your already-packed schedule. But there’s one activity you shouldn’t miss, no matter how busy you get — your annual physical. Here’s why it’s so important.

Aug 13th, 2020
Vaccines Every Adult Should Have

Do you think vaccinations are only for children? Getting appropriate vaccines throughout adulthood can safeguard you from a range of potentially serious illnesses. As a result, they may even help save or elongate your life.

Jul 30th, 2020
We Now Offer Covid-19 Testing

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, coronavirus disease 2019, or “COVID-19,” is a respiratory illness caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or “SARS-CoV-2.” This illness spreads via respiratory droplets.

Jun 26th, 2020
Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It?

When left untreated, high blood pressure can have serious health consequences. Because hypertension often causes no symptoms in the early stages, it’s crucial to have your blood pressure checked regularly.

Jun 26th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jan 26th, 2021
More Reasons You Should Go To Urgent Care Over The Emergency Room

In our last blog, we talked about some of the reasons why you should choose to go to an urgent care instead of the emergency department. We told you that it is cheaper to go to urgent care and that insurance plans usually have a co-pay for urgent care...

Apr 1st, 2016
Reasons You Should Go To Urgent Care Over The Emergency Room

When you are sick and in pain, you want to get better as soon as you can. That usually means that you need medicine and sleep. Nine times out of 10, you are going to go to bed feeling just fine only to wake up with a fever and several other symptoms...

Mar 15th, 2016
More Tips To Easing The Fear Of Primary Care Physicians

In the past couple of blogs, we have been talking about taking your child to the family doctor. Talking to your child seems to be the best way to keep them calm about the visit. As we have said in the past, your child should know what is going to happen...

Mar 1st, 2016
Tips To Easing The Fear Of Primary Care Physicians

In our last blog, we talked about some of the fears that might be preventing your child from having a good trip to the doctor’s office. They can be afraid of having to leave you, their parent or they could be afraid that they will need to have an...

Feb 15th, 2016
Why Are Children Afraid Of Their Family Doctor?

At SunSouth Medical Center, we start treating children as early as two months old. We take pride in being the primary care doctor that you can rely on when your child is sick but a lot of children have issues with going to the doctor. They have a lot of...

Feb 1st, 2016
Why Having A Primary Care Doctor Is Important

There are lots of people in the nation (men in particular) that flat out refuse to go to a primary care physician. Most commonly, the excuses that are given is because they don’t want to spend the money or that they don’t have insurance. No matter what...

Jan 1st, 2016