As August is National Immunization Awareness Month, let’s review the schedules for immunization for all ages from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Take a look at the June 2018 issue of San Diego County Medical Society’s “San Diego Physician” magazine — it features Dr. Alexandra Myers’ article called “Volunteering with Global Health Teams in Rural Haiti.”
Congratulations to Dr. Becca Rodriguez for being selected as the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM) Member of the Month!
Our Urgent Care doctor – Ken Anderson, DO – is the Team Doctor for the San Diego Aviators again this year! The Aviators are a World TeamTennis franchise made up of some of the top ATP and WTA tennis players in the world, competing against 5 other teams for the King trophy. This year, their matches run from July 15 – August 2 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA. Here’s some more information from the Aviators about Dr. Anderson’s essential role with the team…
WHY DRINK WATER?? Because: it's essential to survive - it prevents dehydration - it helps you feel full and may prevent weight gain - it regulates body temp - it gives you energy - it raises metabolism - it may prevent or stop headaches and other pains - it aids digestion - it gets rid of waste - it may help prevent diseases - it improves skin complexion - and it's usually FREE!
Temperatures in San Diego County and other parts of the country hit the 100s in the summer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 618 people die from complications related to extreme heat each year in the United States. Brush up on your knowledge of heat illnesses now to avoid getting caught in a dangerous situation.