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Latest News


Apr 2019

Can Keeping the Same Doctor Help You Live Longer?

By: Liz Whitehead | Tags: Keeping the Same Doctor, Dr. Ronald Jones

Back long ago, when cities were smaller, and doctors were fewer people only had one or two choices for their primary care physician. That physician then became their doctor and their family’s doctor for life. There are now studies that show that keeping the same doctor for most of a person's life can help them live longer. We talked to Dr. Jones about why this is.


Mar 2019

5 Tips to Get You Through Allergy Season

By: Liz Whitehead | Tags: Allergies, Dr. Mercedes Pernice, Spring

Allergies are the most common chronic condition worldwide, with more than 50 million Americans suffering each year.  People can have allergic reactions to pet dander, latex, or certain types of food. The allergy we are talking about today though is Rhinitis or Hay Fever. Common symptoms are sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, watery eyes and itchy nose, eyes, and roof of the mouth.