Whether you have a newborn, a toddler or an adolescent, dental health is incredibly important in maintaining the overall health of a growing body. As adults, many of us have had dental work done, so we know that it isn’t always pleasant. Not only is it smart to know how to avoid running into de…Continue Reading.
Family & Primary Care
Are you wondering if your child should get the HPV vaccine? You may have heard about HPV, aka human papillomavirus, as it is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Like other vaccines, it works by stimulating the body to mass produce antibodies to fight off the virus. That being sa…Continue Reading.
In one way or another, COVID-19 may be with us for a while—but there are still literally thousands of reasons you might need or want to see a doctor. So it’s good to know your Hancock Health and Hancock Physician Network primary care doctors and nurse practitioners are still here when you nee…Continue Reading.
President Ronald Reagan’s 1987 proclamation declaring March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month urges people to give Americans with disabilities “the encouragement and opportunities they need to lead productive lives and achieve their full potential.” That’s something we keep in…Continue Reading.
If you go to the doctor only when you feel bad, you’re missing at least half of what they have to offer.Continue Reading.
Nurse Practitioners, or NPs, are a critically important part of your healthcare team. Thousands of Americans visit Nurse Practitioners each day for a wide variety of health needs. In Hancock County, dozens of Nurse Practitioners provide this same expert patient care through #HancockPhysicians Net…Continue Reading.
Mothers who are looking to nurse their babies for the first time are often encouraged to do so. Below are three ways women can have a successful experience in feeding their newborn. Starting Right After Birth By beginning breastfeeding as soon as the baby is born, mothers can establish a bond b…Continue Reading.
Story taken from our friends at the Greenfield Daily Reporter Story by Caitlin VanOverberghe Photos by Tom Russo GREENFIELD — Ryan Quartier knows how to hold a baby. Carefully, with an elbow placed below her neck and gentleness few but a father can possess. His children are 8 and 2 years old no…Continue Reading.