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The Flu. Influenza 2020 Hudson Valley

The Flu. Influenza 2020 Hudson Valley

The Flu. What’s new with Influenza 2020 in the Hudson Valley? The newest kid on the flu block is Xofluza. Xofluza is like an antibiotic for the flu. It is a single dose medication with less of the nausea and stomach upset than Tamiflu, which is the anti flu medication we have used for years. […]


Vaginal Dryness, Looseness, Painful Intercourse and Urine Leakage

Vaginal Dryness, Looseness, Painful Intercourse and Urine Leakage

FemTouch Laser at Essene MediSpa/FirstCare Medical Center Non-invasive options for better vaginal health.  T Treating Vaginal Dryness, Looseness, Painful Intercourse and Urine Leakage vaginal rejuvenation laser Though we make it look easy, being a woman is not always rainbows and sunshine. The female body will endure many changes in a lifetime; not all of them […]


Powassan Virus, Deer Ticks in the Hudson Valley

Powassan Virus, Deer Ticks in the Hudson Valley

The Powassan Virus The Powassan virus is spread to people by the bite of an infected black legged/deer tick. Although still rare, the number of reported cases of people sick from Powassan virus has increased in recent years. There are no vaccines to prevent or medicines to treat Powassan virus disease. Reduce your risk of […]


Painful Intercourse and Vaginal Laser Treatments

Painful Intercourse and Vaginal Laser Treatments

Painful Intercourse after Menopause. Menopause is a stage in the life of a woman when she stops releasing eggs from her ovaries. This is also associated with reduced production hormones. Most women typically experience menopause in their late forties or early fifties, though some may experience it earlier or later in life. Symptoms of menopause […]


Holistic Medicine in Highland and New Paltz

Holistic Medicine in Highland and New Paltz

At FirstCare we offer Holistic Medicine treatments in New Paltz and Highland in addition to traditional medical treatments. Our new practitioner Jennifer Barresi, FNP is a certified clinical herbalist and Lauren Vigna, MD has done a fellowship in holistic medical treatment. Please call if you would like to have a primary provider who practices holistic […]


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