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Dr. Bolanle Limann Named New Chief Medical Officer

Posted on May 7th 2019 | Posted in: Uncategorized ,

Hamilton Health Center is proud to announce that Dr. Bolanle Limann M.D, M.DA, M.P.H has been named the new Chief Medical Officer of Hamilton Health Center. Dr. Limann will provide leadership for all of our clinical departments and ensure that we are providing consistent top-quality patient-center care across all of our different clinical departments. Her primary responsibility will be to direct our various departments and make certain that all departments...

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How to Manage Diabetes

Posted on April 2nd 2018 | Posted in: Diabetes , Self Care ,

Managing Diabetes In honor of Defeat Diabetes Month (April 2018), we'd like to offer some tips for those living with Type I and Type II Diabetes. When you have an illness like diabetes, it can be hard to accept that there's currently no permanent medical cure for the disease. There are two major types of diabetes. With type 1 diabetes, the body doesn’t produce insulin. With type 2 diabetes, the...

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What are the first steps in Detecting Colon Cancer?

Posted on March 30th 2018 | Posted in: Cancer ,

Detecting Colon Cancer Before it Spreads Detecting colon cancer early is crucial because it is a highly prevalent and potentially deadly form of cancer. The colon, also known as the large intestine, is responsible for processing and eliminating waste from the body. If cancer cells form in the colon, they can grow and spread to other parts of the body, leading to severe health consequences and even death. The early...

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CEO Jeannine Peterson Featured On PennLive

Posted on March 13th 2018 | Posted in: Uncategorized ,

Our CEO Jeannine Peterson was recently featured in a PennLive article discussing our new satellite center near Newport, PA which is set to open this fall. This new facility will help provide individuals access to medications that can help them overcome addiction to heroin and opioid pain killers. The facility will also set up addicted individuals with caseworkers who will help guide them through the drug treatment system. Check out...

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Learn How to Prevent HIV/AIDS

Posted on February 7th 2018 | Posted in: HIV/AIDS , Self Care ,

HIV and African Americans Recent statistics from the CDC on HIV prevention show that African Americans have a greater proportion of new HIV/AIDS diagnoses than other racial/ethnic groups. In 2015, African Americans had 45 percent of HIV diagnoses. The report further revealed that: In the U.S., 17,670 of those diagnosed with HIV were African Americans. Over half (58 percent) of new African American HIV cases were bisexual or gay men....

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How to Keep Your Kid’s Teeth Clean

Posted on February 5th 2018 | Posted in: Dental Health , Self Care ,

Children's Dental Care As soon as the first tooth appears, parents should start thinking about their infant’s dental hygiene. As they get older, parents should teach their children how to maintain healthy teeth. Good oral hygiene is critical to your child's overall well-being. Gum disease is the leading risk factor for heart disease, diabetes and other conditions. Whether it's to maintain a great smile or prevent disease, follow the tips...

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5 Tips to Prevent Glaucoma

Posted on January 1st 2018 | Posted in: Diabetes , Eye Care ,

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. It belongs to a group of eye diseases that lead to damaging the main vision nerve — the optic nerve. In the early stages of the disease, glaucoma has no symptoms at all. Often, it’s not until the disease is at an advanced stage that vision loss becomes evident, and by then your eyesight may have suffered irreversible...

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7 Important Reasons to Visit the OBGYN

Posted on December 1st 2017 | Posted in: Women's Health ,

Reasons to Visit a Gynecologist It is important for anyone who has a uterus to see a gynecologist or obstetrician-gynecologist (OBGYN) at regular intervals throughout their life. Whether or not you plan on having children, gynecologists and OB/GYNs provide essential women's health services. In what follows, we will answer the question "What is an OBGYN?" and give reasons why it is important to visit a gynecologist.  What Is an OBGYN? A gynecologist or OB/GYN is...

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