Category: El Paso TX

Childhood Obesity: Why These Conversations Matter

Childhood obesity is and has been a touchy subject for quite some time now. In America, one-third of children are overweight or considered obese. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, childhood obesity has been on the rise since 1999. In certain demographics, we tend to see more cases of obesity. Studies have […]

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The Measles Outbreak and What We Can Do to Protect Our Kids

For the first time in decades, the United States is experiencing all-time high rates of measle cases throughout the nation. Measles, which had once been eradicated, has returned as the anti-vaxxer movement advances across the nation. This movement is founded by unsupported claims that vaccines can cause autism. However, even if this were true, it’s […]

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3 Benefits of Joining Doctors Associations

As a doctor, you know how hard and tiring your job can be. While rewarding, doctors have some of the toughest and most stressful jobs on the planet, and it can be hard to find a place to channel the stress and pressure you feel every day. Psychology proves that a good way to find […]

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Tips for Staying On Top of Your Cardiovascular Health in 2019

Cardiology deals with one of the most important systems in the human body: our cardiovascular system. Within this system, you can find your heart, arteries, veins, and blood. The cardiovascular system, which is often referred to as the circulatory system because it is responsible for ensuring your blood circulates properly in order to provide your […]

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Important Questions to Ask Your Child’s Pediatrician

As parents, it’s important we take our children to visit their pediatrician regularly and for all of their scheduled appointments. Whether you’re making an appointment because your child is sick or because they’re due for their yearly physical and checkup, a doctor who specializes in pediatrics will be able to help you determine if your […]

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The Benefits of Joining Doctor Associations

If you’re a doctor looking for a community of like-minded individuals, joining an association may be the best way to go. The Southwest Association of Nigerian Physicians brings together Nigerian physicians in El Paso and Las Cruces to support each other, attend education events, and give back to the communities we serve. Here are some […]

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5 Facts About Internal Medicine Doctors You Should Know

When you have a disease you need to be treated, internal medicine doctors are the people to call. Here are five facts you should know about these doctors and how they can help you. Fact #1: Internal Medicine Doctors Treat Adults The branch of internal medicine describes the treatment and prevention of diseases in adults. […]

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