These days, many of us are getting routine healthcare from a PA or an NP--with terrific results. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners both play an essential and growing role in providing ... Continue Reading
Health Disparities in the LGBTQ+ Community
“Are you married? Do you have children? Do you and your husband plan to have children?” My doctor asked without taking a breath. I cringed. Do I look like I have a husband? “My wife and I plan on ... Continue Reading
What Should I Know About The COVID Vaccine and Boosting My Immunity?
There’s no other way to put it: the last few weeks have been full of promising news about COVID vaccines. We’re learning more about their effectiveness outside of clinical trials. Vaccine supplies are ... Continue Reading
Should I Get Tested For Heart Problems If I’m Healthy?
Now is an excellent time to think about heart health--even if you’re in great shape. When it comes to your heart, the goal is to catch potential problems early and avoid reaching a crisis. You can ... Continue Reading
Can My Healthcare Provider Help Me Lose Weight and Maintain It?
The new year is a perfect time to focus on fitness and weight loss. As we reflect and set goals, wellness should always be at the top of the list. But more and more, the traditional idea of dieting is ... Continue Reading
Why Do I Feel Sad In The Winter?
For some of us, winter is the most wonderful time of the year. But winter can also be lonely and stressful, and the holidays often bring up complicated emotions. There are also clinical reasons many ... Continue Reading
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
We are pleased to announce that five of our office locations have been selected by the Maryland Department of Health to administer an EUA Covid-19 vaccine. Germantown Medical ... Continue Reading
How Often Do I Need Routine Blood Work?
As adults, when we see our primary care provider for check-ups, it usually means rolling up our sleeves. Blood work is a part of most well visits, even when we’re healthy. But what are doctors looking ... Continue Reading
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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Sometimes the old sayings have truth to them. Apples and other whole plant foods contain fiber and other compounds that help keep us healthy. Fiber is only in plants; you won’t find it in meats. ... Continue Reading
Black Lives Matter
Comprehensive Primary Care is committed to creating an environment for staff and patients that is equitable and safe. If we do not live up to this standard, we cannot fully address the community we ... Continue Reading
What Can I Do to Help with Spring Allergies?
Spring is here, and spring means a beautiful burst of growth for flowers and plants. Spring also means pollen, and for many of us, that means allergies. For some patients, allergy season means ... Continue Reading