What are some facts about the Flu?

by Premier Health

Posted in : Illness, Seasonal

Both Influenza (flu) and the common cold are contagious viral respiratory illnesses.  Although symptoms of the common cold and the flu may be similar, there are some significant differences.  Cold sufferers do not run a high fever (greater than or equal to 100° F) and they rarely suffer from severe fatigue. Although cold sufferers may…

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Low Back Pain

  Low back pain is an extremely common medical problem. It has been estimated that between 75-85% of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in his or her life. Back pain is also a very common reason to see a physician, ranking the third most common reason by a recent Mayo Clinic…

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The Purpose of Preventative Healthcare

by Premier Health

Posted in : Healthy Tips

Each year, millions of people die of preventative deaths. Leading causes include cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes and infectious disease. People also die from the effects of inactive lifestyle and poor diet as well as poor lifestyle choices. The purpose of a routine healthcare exam is to take measures for disease prevention, with the…

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