Dr. Amrish Patel and Jessica Hastings Present Immunizations Project at National Vaccinology Conference

Dr. Amrish Patel and Jessica Hastings, CCMA/office supervisor of Troutman Family Medicine presented “Improving Adult Immunization Rates in a Primary Care Setting” at the 2018 Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference was sponsored by National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, a nonprofit dedicated to educating healthcare professionals and the public on the…

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Could You Have Rosacea?

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Acne isn’t reserved for teens, and breakouts can persist into adulthood. But there’s another common skin condition — rosacea — that causes a different type of blemish, strikes in the adult years, and won’t respond to typical acne products. The first telltale sign of rosacea is the tendency…

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Dogs May Help Soothe Vets With PTSD

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Service dogs may help reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol in military veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study finds. For the study, researchers compared a group of veterans with PTSD who had a service dog to a group of veterans on the waitlist…

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