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Dear Doc... Health Advice from Your Hometown Care Team at WCMH

Prescription for Better Health

Weight Loss How can my doctor help?

with Dr. Steven Ebers

Dr. Steven Ebers
Many people are looking for ways to improve their health and well-being. One resolution that can have a significant impact on overall health is achieving a healthy weight.
Being at a healthy weight can reduce the risk of numerous health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. It can also improve energy levels, sleep, and mental health. Read more…
Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Heart Disease How can I reduce my risk for heart disease?

with Dr. Steven Ebers

Dr. Steven Ebers

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of heart health and the steps we can take to reduce our risk of heart disease.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for 1 in 4 deaths each year. However, the good news is that heart disease is also one of the most preventable conditions. Read more…

Heart Health is Lung Health

Smoking What can you do to help me stop smoking?

with Dr. Steven Ebers

Dr. Steven Ebers

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable death and disease worldwide, and quitting smoking is one of the most important steps that individuals can take to improve their health. As a physician, I see firsthand the devastating effects that smoking can have on the body, from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to heart disease and stroke.

One of the most effective ways to quit smoking is through the use of evidence-based treatments, such as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and prescription medications. These treatments can help reduce withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making it easier to quit smoking for good. Read more…