The Dangers of Lyme Disease

by Premier Health

Tick-borne illnesses have been on a steady rise in New Jersey over the past two decades. In 2017, there were 3,629 confirmed cases of Lyme disease according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With tick-borne illnesses on the rise, it is important to understand the implications of leaving Lyme disease untreated….

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The Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses

by Premier Health

With summer right around the corner, heat-related illnesses are on the rise. Sunburn and heat stroke are two common illnesses that can result from being exposed to high temperatures and too much sunlight. According to the CDC, the most heat-related deaths between 1999 to 2010 occurred between the months of May to September, with the…

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The Purpose of Preventative Healthcare

by Premier Health

Posted in : Healthy Tips

Each year, millions of people die from 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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