Prevention and the Family Physician

Prevention is central to family medicine for several reasons. A key mission of family medicine is preserving health and maximizing function of patients throughout their lives. The most common causes of morbidity and mortality are preventable chronic diseases. Prevention is important across the life span and requires repeated and evolving messaging over time. Family physicians care for patients within a family and community context that is critical to linking preventive services in the clinic with community resources. Much of prevention involves supporting patients in making healthy lifestyle changes, and family medicine has a strong foundation of behavioral medicine.

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Natural Treatments For Psoriasis

Do You Suffer From the Itching and Scaling of Psoriasis? Or the Chronic Agony of Psoriatic Arthritis? If so you are not ALONE! A whopping three percent of the world’s populations suffer from either condition! An incredible 56 million working hours are lost every year by psoriasis sufferers according to the National Psoriasis Foundation.

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