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In The News: Learn more about the Zika Virus and what ARC recommends.
If you, your family, or out-of-town guests are not feeling well on Memorial Day, our ARC After Hours Clinics are here for you. Call your ARC clinic (or 512-272-4636) and press “1” to make an appointment at any of our open ARC After Hours Clinics: ARC Far West, ARC Round Rock, or ARC Southwest.
Get help understanding Medicare including the types of insurance plans we accept. Seminars are designed for those turning 65 or anyone who wants a better understanding of the complex world of Medicare insurance. Call 1 (866) 391-7582 for more information.
This month is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and we want to hear your stories of what you have done to improve your blood pressure. Let’s make some noise about this silent killer!
“What’s the number one thing you can do to prevent skin cancer?” ARC Dermatologist Dr. Maria Josefina (Josephine) Quintanilla-Dieck gives you sun safety tips and more. Listen to the podcast for more.
Attending prenatal checkups together can “keep (expectant parents) connected with each other and the pregnancy,” advises Dr. Bernard Lynch, ARC Ob/Gyn. Listen to the podcast to learn why.
New ARC Family Nurse Practitioner at ARC Far West, Courtney E. Helman, says time spent as an emergency room nurse inspired her to pursue primary care as a specialty. “The number of patient visits that could have been prevented with adequate primary care services shocked me,” said Helman about her experience as an ER nurse.
ARC Far West’s newest After Hours physician, Charles J. Chitwood, MD, enjoys the diversity that Family Medicine offers, allowing him to get to know patients throughout their lives. When not with patients, he enjoys these other hobbies that keep him outdoors…
Dr. Jonathan Lee, the newest Family Medicine physician at ARC South 1st, says “Making a good connection with the patient is the first step in treating the whole patient.”
In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Lilah Mansour, ARC Gastroenterologist, says, “Many people don’t realize that colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer, but few people know that it can be prevented – not just detected – with a screening colonoscopy.”
Dr. Timothy Spence, ARC Wilson Parke Pediatrician, joins the discussion in a recent article about if and when it is ok to feed tuna to babies.
Austin Regional Clinic has been accepted for inclusion into the Immunization Action Coalition’s (IAC) Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll. The accomplishment is due to Austin Regional Clinic’s efforts to provide a safe environment for all patients by mandating annual influenza immunization for all employees.
Dr. Timothy Spence, ARC Wilson Parke Pediatrician, contributes to a recent Healthline article about the risks, symptoms, and treatment of cold sores in infants.