SATURDAY, Aug. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some simple steps can reduce danger when you venture into the great outdoors, an expert says. “Knowing your limits, not trying to do too much, knowing where you’re going and what you might encounter there and being aware of the environment you’re in are the best ways to…
Welcome to Vista Health & Wellness
Your Neighborhood Partner in Primary Care
We’ll care for you like family! In addition to delivering high quality Primary Health Care, we take a genuine and heartfelt interest in the lives of our patients. We’ll get to know you by name. In addition to routine sports and work related physicals, we offer a medical weight management program and perform a variety of women’s health services.
We accept patients of all ages and provide comprehensive primary care wellness services and management of acute and chronic conditions. We’ll take time to carefully understand your unique healthcare needs.
Individualized nutrition and exercise planning combined with medical therapy to promote optimal health and eliminate the complications associated with obesity.
Our comprehensive program includes skin and blood allergy testing to help identify triggers to environmental, food and other allergens, as well as treatment with allergy injections.
Physicals and Screenings
Vista Health & Wellness offers school and sports physicals, as well as work and DOT physicals. We also provide some annual screenings and referrals to specialists when needed.
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There may be a genetic link between mood disorders and the body’s internal clock, a new study suggests. Research published earlier this year linked disruptions in the body clock (circadian rhythms) with an increased risk of mood issues such as depression and bipolar disorders. In this new study,…
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The expansion of Medicaid that came along with the Affordable Care Act has made it easier for some opioid users to get treatment, new research suggests. In a study of nearly 12 million Medicaid patients, researchers found that while the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers decreased slightly,…
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Testing for gene mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer is rare among some Medicare patients who have the cancers and qualify for such tests, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from 12 southeastern states between 2000 and 2014. Only 8 percent of 92 women who met…
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Differences in survival rates between rural and urban cancer patients may be due to the kind of care they receive, a review of cancer clinical trials contends. Research has shown that cancer patients in rural areas have lower survival rates than those in urban areas. For example, cancer…
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you exercise in the morning, it may be a good idea to eat breakfast first. A small British study finds that having breakfast before a morning workout triggers the body to burn more carbohydrates during exercise and also speeds digestion afterward. The study included 12 healthy men…