Primary Care

Ask the Experts: Getting healthy in 2020 starts with a physical exam and advice from your health care provider

Getting healthy is a common New Year's Resolution, but it involves more than exercising and eating better. You should start your journey to improved health with a checkup from your primary care provider. They can identify the specific things you need to improve, schedule preventative screenings and help you set goals for a lifetime [...]

2020-01-03T09:51:04-06:00January 6th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Do you need an antibiotic? Here’s how to know – and why it matters

When antibiotics are prescribed and used properly, they live up to their reputation as “miracle drugs,” helping patients recover quickly and safely. But when the medications aren’t used right, patients can build resistance and bacteria can adapt, creating “superbugs” that don’t respond to existing antibiotics. And since drug makers aren’t devoting time or money [...]

2019-10-11T07:43:51-06:00October 22nd, 2019|

A good night’s sleep is in reach with the help of your primary care physician

By Theresa Woodard, internal medicine practitioner at Harbor of Health Whether it’s socializing with friends, catching up on work or binge watching your favorite TV show, modern life has a way of cutting into our sleep. But even the busiest people can make it a priority to get enough sleep. It pays off in terms of [...]

2019-06-26T17:55:24-06:00May 15th, 2019|

Regional One Health is empowering patients in an underserved Memphis neighborhood to take charge of their well-being

In underserved neighborhoods across America, accessing health care can be an insurmountable challenge, compounding chronic conditions as patients put off doctor visits and skip medications. Regional One Health is taking the lead in addressing that reality in South Memphis, and patients are benefiting from not only convenient access to providers and medications, but relationships [...]

2019-04-16T08:04:57-06:00April 15th, 2019|

Experts are warning of a tough allergy season, so visit your doctor to get ahead of the sniffling and sneezing

By Theresa Woodard, internal medicine practitioner at Harbor of Health Spring is a beautiful time of year, but it can be a difficult time for people with chronic or seasonal allergies. As everything starts blooming, environmental allergies begin to flare up due to tree pollen, flower pollen, grasses and molds. Dr. Theresa Woodard [...]

2019-06-26T18:18:50-06:00March 25th, 2019|

A familiar face: Terrel Chapman is eager to serve a community he knows well at Regional One Health’s South Third Pharmacy

Patients see their primary care doctor once, maybe twice, a year. But they see their pharmacist every month when they pick up their prescriptions. Terrel Chapman, DPh, considers that a big opportunity –for building relationships, educating patients and improving health in the underserved Memphis neighborhood to which he’s devoted his career. Chapman oversees Regional [...]

2019-01-23T11:13:15-06:00January 30th, 2019|
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