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3 Ways Your Lifestyle Can Impact Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol levels can increase your risk for heart disease, the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the United States. The good news is that you can lower your risk by following these three lifestyle tips.
Jun 3rd, 2019

How the Icon™ Laser Can Renew Your Appearance

Does your skin or appearance need a little sprucing up? Do you want to be friends with your mirror again? Find out the many ways that the Icon™ laser can renew your skin and improve your appearance.
Feb 12th, 2019

How a Pap Smear Can Save Your Life

A Pap smear may not be on the top of your to-do list, but it could be a lifesaver. Screening exams like the Pap test are critical preventive health care measures, and for women, the Pap smear is a screening exam that is a must.
Nov 12th, 2018

Why Everyone Needs a Flu Shot

Who needs a flu shot? Everyone! Learn how getting a flu shot — every year — can help protect you and your family from the flu, hospitalization, and even death.
Oct 19th, 2018

What to Eat and Not Eat to Prevent High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has few symptoms, yet can lead to stroke and heart attack. No wonder it’s called the silent killer. The good news is that you can help control your blood pressure with a healthy diet. Learn what to eat and what to skip.
Jul 3rd, 2018

5 Great Tips to Protect You and Your Family from Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from the most common form of cancer: skin cancer. The team at Danvers Family Doctors, P.C. share their five best tips for minimizing your family’s risk from this disease.
May 14th, 2018

10 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health in Just Minutes a Day

We take for granted that our hearts will pump no matter what -- 24 hours a day, 365 days a year -- without giving it a second thought. Now imagine taking a few minutes out of your day, every day, to give it the support it needs.
Apr 20th, 2018

What's Included in Preventive Care?

Preventive care is anything that defends against serious health emergencies or threats. Regular checkups, certain medications, and specific screenings all fall under preventive care. Learn what options you should pursue to stay healthy.
Mar 16th, 2018

Lactose Intolerance Versus Dairy Allergy

Although both require the elimination of dairy products from your diet, and some of the symptoms overlap, lactose intolerance and dairy allergy are not the same thing.
Jan 18th, 2018

Back to School Tips for Keeping Your Child Healthy

With the school year just beginning, get expert medical advice on how to make sure your kids are healthy, safe, and successful as they return to the classroom or go to school for the very first time.
Sep 13th, 2018

You No Longer Have to Live With Acne Scars

It doesn’t seem fair that after you get rid of your bothersome acne, you should have to live with acne scars. Well, you don’t. Read on to find out ways to prevent and reduce the appearance of embarrassing acne scars.
Aug 9th, 2018

The Causes and Dangers of High Blood Pressure

Hypertension isn’t something to take lightly. It’s a leading cause of heart attack and stroke. Because you can’t feel hypertension, it’s important to regularly get your blood pressure checked.
Nov 6th, 2017

Why An Annual Well Woman Exam is So Important

Many potentially serious health conditions can be caught in early stages if you go every year for your well-woman exam. Catching them before symptoms appear can make treatment easier and more likely to succeed.
Oct 1st, 2017

Living with Diabetes: Don’t Let Your Diagnosis Get You Down

The rate of diagnosis has skyrocketed over the past 60 years. It’s important to understand, though, that while diabetes brings many more risks, it can be managed and you can live a relatively healthy life if you stick to your doctor’s orders.
Jul 30th, 2017