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How Does the Flu Shot Benefit You?

There are a lot of important facts you need to know about the flu shot. However, you should definitely be aware of the benefits this vaccination provides. There's more to it than reducing your chances of catching the flu. Today, the primary care physicians at Palmetto...

5 Health Tips for Holiday Travelers

There's nothing like being home on the holidays – unless you're traveling to visit family and friends in other places. But even though you're filled with holiday cheer, it's important that you're being health conscious during your journey. Today, Palmetto Tri-County...

Don’t Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holidays

Food poisoning is a holiday gift no one wants. Unfortunately, lots of people wind up visiting our doctors in Lancaster this time of year because of foodborne illnesses. How can you eat, drink, and be merry without getting sick? Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care has...

Important Things to Know About the Flu Shot

In most cases, your doctor will advise that you get a flu shot. Have you gotten yours? Despite all the information that's out there, our primary care physicians know that many people may still have hesitations about getting this vaccination. Palmetto Tri-County...

Who Needs to Get the Flu Shot?

The flu is something that should never be ignored. While it seems like a routine illness, It can be deadly. Although getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid this virus, there's always confusion over this vaccination. One of the main things people wonder about is...

3 At-Home Remedies That May Reduce Your Flu Symptoms

We all know that getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid influenza this winter. So what if you get sick before you've had a chance to get vaccinated? For starters, you'll want to call your primary care physician to see if an antiviral medication like Tamiflu can...

Are Your Aches & Pains Actually Arthritis?

Everyone deals with occasional aches and pains. But if joint pains become more frequent, you may worry that you have arthritis. A primary care physician can help you with a diagnosis and treatment plan. Since October 12 is World Arthritis Day, Palmetto Tri-County...

Women’s Heart Health & Stress: What You Need to Know

A primary care physician can help you with many types of medical conditions. You know your doctor wants you to take good care of your heart, but things like stress matter, too. That's especially because there are known correlations between stress and heart conditions....

Add These 5 Foods to Increase Your Good Cholesterol

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month. Cholesterol is something your body needs since it's an important part of cell membrane makeup. Ideally, you should have enough good cholesterol while having low levels of the bad cholesterol that's harmful for the...

Traveling This Fall? Watch Out for the Flu

It may not feel like it, but fall is on the way! Even though school has started back, many families are still looking for weekend getaways before the weather gets too cold. While fall is perfect for traveling, there are some health concerns you should keep in mind....

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