Patient Education

On this page you’ll find information and and educational handouts regarding common medical conditions with tips for treating these healthcare issues.

Useful Handouts

Click the page icon next to the description of any handout you’d like to view or print.

Tips for Treating Cold & Flu Symptoms

Tips for Staying Healthy

Heartburn & Acid Reflux Care

Low Cholesterol Diet Recommendations

High Blood Pressure/Hypertension Care

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Treating Hives and Itchy Skin

Migraine & Headache Triggers to Avoid

Low Back Pain Prevention

Low Back Pain Care

Useful Web Links

A wide range of medical information is available through these trusted web sites:

  • The American Academy of Family Physicians
    has a web site for patients who are seeking basic information and educational printouts about general medical topics.
  • The Mayo Clinic web site
    has in-depth information from an extensive list of medical conditions.
  • CDC Traveler’s Health for the latest recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control regarding health alerts and vaccine & Malaria medication recommendations when traveling abroad
  • CDC Vaccine & Immunization Information for the latest recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control regarding immunizations, and all vaccine information sheets which list risks versus benefits of each vaccine
  • The National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (from the from the National Institute of Health) has many educational handoouts regarding cardiovascular & cholesterol conditions.

Patients interesting in purchasing health insurance through the new government Health Insurance Marketplace can explore options and enroll through HealthCare.gov.