Remember “FAST” and save your loved ones from stroke! Click here to read the full article from Clara Kim for QNotes
Many of you know I am a medical provider who loves to make my patients and staff laugh. And there is good reason. Here is an article discussing the benefits of laughter in medicine. Click here to read the article from the National Institute of Health
Here’s an article that might shed some warmth on the subject: Click to read the article at WebMD
Another reason to take advantage of the summer weather and keep moving! Click to read the article at Time magazine
The CDC reports that we have now tied the swine flu epidemic of 2009. See the attached article and link to the CDC to learn about flu strains.
Click to read the article at The Charlotte Observer discussing the PrEP Pilot and BFM’s involvement.
As we plan New Year’s resolutions to improve our health, remember not all herbal and vitamin supplements are healthy. There are many that are not considered safe and many other have interactions with our prescribed medications. Read the attached article from Consumer Reports for more information.
The Body is a great resource for those living with HIV. Here is a link with excellent points for any one dealing with depression, positive or negative. Click to read the full article at The Body
Wesley Thompson is the medical director of Amity Medical Group. He sees patients at two locations, Amity Medical Group East at 6010 E. WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28215 and Amity Medical Group South at 16147 Lancaster Highway, Suite 140, Charlotte, NC 28277. He has been in practice for 30 years providing primary care to the… Read More »
Excellent article on mental health and HIV. The medical field and society need to normalize mental health. A seminal article from the Southern Medical Journal in January 2005 queried more than 8800 patient about the time of HIV acquisition and found that 61% were actively abusing a substance, 32% were dealing with a mental health… Read More »