Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. You can catch the disease just by being in a room where a person with measles has been-even after the person is gone! Most people in the United States are protected against the measles through vaccination; however, measles is still common in many parts of the world and travelers continue to bring the disease into the U.S. It can spread when it reaches a community in the U.S. where groups of people are unvaccinated.
Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to announce the addition of two new clinics in 2015. Located in Boise and Meridian, both clinics will offer walk-in urgent care and family medicine by appointment, open daily from 8 AM – 8 PM.
You asked, we answered! Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to offer secure, convenient online bill pay to all patients. Partial or full payments are accepted, and payments on multiple accounts within a family can be made in one transaction.
Parents know how important it is for babies to see their pediatricians regularly. We check the child’s weight and height, make sure they’re on track developmentally and answer any questions or concerns the parents have.
Some parents don’t see the need for their children to have routine visits after about age 2, but well-child care is essential to monitor the overall health of a child and family. The priorities of each well-child visit include:
Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to welcome Patrick Stowell, M.D., to our Caldwell clinic. Dr. Stowell is an established family physician in Canyon County and will be accepting new patients beginning January 20, 2014.
Nobody likes the idea of having their winter activities interrupted by a scratchy or irritated throat. While a sore throat is a common symptom of the cold or flu, it could also be symptomatic of a streptococcus bacteria, or strep throat. This bacteria causes an infection in the throat that is very painful, and typically requires an antibiotic for treatment.
What are the symptoms?
A cold-related sore throat is typically: