The most common vector borne illness in the United States is Lyme disease, with the majority of cases concentrated in 13 states including New York according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Did you know that according to the last community health assessment for Ulster County, obesity remains a top concern for professionals working in preventive medicine? The assessment shows that our county’s adult and childhood obesity rates, when compared to other NY counties, are above average.
School will be starting soon in Ulster County. And that means many Highland moms and dads are probably already thumbing through sales flyers in search of school supplies. One of the items that students will need is a backpack, which must be purchased with care.
Did you know that having a history of acute gout attacks doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy barbecue foods with family and friends? It’s true. There are great tasting, low purine meals available that would fit right into an everyday or holiday weekend menu.
FirstCare Medical Center treats several Lyme disease sufferers daily. Lyme disease is a tick borne illness prevalent in the northeast and present, to at least some extent, in most or all states. Symptom presentation (type, timing, and severity) varies widely among patients, which is one of many complicating factors in diagnosis.