TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Kids with summer birthdays, especially those who spend long hours playing on smartphones and tablets, might be at greater risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Nearsightedness, also called myopia, is on the rise worldwide. It’s what eye doctors call a refractive error, meaning the eyes can’t…
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.
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The bigger your brain, the greater your risk for a deadly brain cancer, new research from Norway suggests. It’s a matter of math: A large brain means more brain cells, and more cells means more cell divisions that can go wrong and cause mutations that trigger cancer, the…
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) choose their own treatment — be it medication or counseling — they respond better, a new study finds. The study included 200 adult patients, including military veterans and survivors of sexual assault, seen at outpatient clinics in Seattle and Cleveland. They…
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your life partner has a much greater influence on your longevity than the genes you inherited from your family, according to a new analysis of the family trees of more than 400 million people. “While it is a widely held belief that life span heritability ranges from approximately…
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The first drug to combat farting in livestock has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Yes, you read that right: When fed to beef cattle under specific conditions, Experior results in less ammonia gas released by the animals and their waste. “Today we’re announcing the…
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Despite the well-known dangers of smoking, the sizable benefits of quitting may be overlooked, a new study suggests. “These findings underscore the benefits of quitting smoking within five years, which is a 38 percent lower risk of a heart attack, stroke or other forms of cardiovascular disease,” said…