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Medical services: Dwint’s Family Health Care NP,LLC, operates with an added level of professionalism and practice skills and develop a positive relationship with our clients.
HPV vaccine is cancer prevention.
Migraines
Update on the flu
Legionnaire's disease can be considered as a severe form of pneumonia that can cause symptoms such as cough, chills, and high fever. The disease is spread through inhalation of contaminated steam or moisture. Legionnaires' disease is serious and can be life-threatening.

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Medical services: Dwint’s Family Health Care NP,LLC, operates with an added level of professionalism and practice skills and develop a positive relationship with our clients.

Are you a commercial driver? Do you operate a commercial vehicle? you may be required to obtain a Department of Transportation(DOT) medical certificate, issued by a medical professional,who is certified and listed on the National Registry’s,stating that you are physically qualified to operate a COMMERCIAL motor vehicle.

Dwint Family Health Care NP, PLLCspecializes in family health care inclusive of sport and work physicals; wellness and private duty nursing and consultation management.Diana A Wint is a certified medical examiner listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

HPV vaccine is cancer prevention.

Which cancers are caused by HPV?

High-risk HPV cause several types of cancer.
  • Cervical Cancer -Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV, and just two HPV types, 16 and 18, are responsible for about 70 percent of all cases (7 8).
  • Anal Cancer -  About 95 percent of anal cancers are caused by HPV. Most of these are caused by HPV type 16.
  • Orapharyngeal Cancer - (cancers of the middle part of the throat, including the soft Pallet, the base of the tongue, and the tonsils -  About 70 percent of oropharyngeal cancers are caused by HPV.

Migraines

A migraine is evaluated based on two main categories, which is based on the presence or absence of aura. If you are not sure if this is a headache you should be concerned about, please keep a log of the headache onset and when it ends. Follow up with your medical provider and a  neurologist.

Update on the flu

So laboratory confirmed flu is up by 55%. Keep watching for updates and contact me with any questions.

Legionnaire's disease can be considered as a severe form of pneumonia that can cause symptoms such as cough, chills, and high fever. The disease is spread through inhalation of contaminated steam or moisture. Legionnaires' disease is serious and can be life-threatening.

Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak!  Importance: High :
Legionnaires' disease is a severe form of pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused by infection. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium known as legionella. Legionella bacteria is usually found (often in harmlessly low numbers) in sources of water, such as ponds, rivers and lakes.

However, the bacteria can rapidly multiply if they find their way into artificial water supply systems, such as air conditioning systems.

September is Healthy Aging: Make this month the time to set up your annual phys­i­cal and other health screen­ings. The key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. Staying in control of your weight contributes to good health now and as you age. Keep your mind and body active. Get regular checkups. Practice safety habits to avoid accidents and prevent falls

Your eating habits can either ruin your chances of living a long and healthy life or be your guarantee to a long and healthy life.The key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. Eating a variety of healthy foods, practicing portion control and including physical activity in your daily routine can go a long way toward promoting healthy aging.

However being healthy is not just about what you eat or drink, its also about being involved in; stimulating activities for the mind and body and  living in a clean environment.

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month: All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, and risk increases with age. It is especially important to recognize warning signs, and learn if there are things you can do to reduce your risk.

Gynecologic cancers are the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells originating in the female reproductive organs, including:
  •  the cervix, ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes, vagina and vulva. 

HPV is A very common infection which spread easily by skin-to-skin contact. High-risk types of genital HPV can cause cancer of the cervix, vagina, vulva, anus, penis, and throat. The type of cancer HPV causes most often is cervical cancer.

Prevent Getting or Spreading HPV? reduce your risk of Cervical and other cancers.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Join forces to ensure that children receive the best possible care, at the time of diagnosis and beyond.

Cancer is a disease that develops when normal body cells change and begin to grow in an abnormal and uncontrolled wayMost cancers in children, like those in adults, are thought to develop as a result of mutations in genes that lead to uncontrolled cell growth and eventually cancer. Most cancers are initially recognized either because of the appearance of signs or symptoms or through screening. Neither of these lead to a definitive diagnosis, which requires the examination of a tissue sample by a pathologist

Nine Factors That Appear to Elevate Alzheimer's Risk Evidence suggests benefit from addressing related potentially modifiable risk factors.

Jin-Tai Yu, M.D., Ph.D., an associate specialist in neurology at the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues reviewed the findings of 323 studies completed between 1968 and 2014. Collectively, the studies involved more than 5,000 patients and looked at 93 conditions with the potential to affect Alzheimer's risk. The team set out to determine which factors appeared to offer some protection against developing Alzheimer's.

The strongest evidence suggested that:
  •  coffee, 

Say No To Alchol During Pregnancy. Prevent Fetal Alchol Spectrum Disorder(FASD): a very serious group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy.These effects can include physical problems and problems with behavior and learning. Often, a person with an FASD has a mix of these problems.

Drinking alcohol can cause a group of conditions called fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).  Among their symptoms, children with FASD may grow less quickly than other children, have facial abnormalities and have problems with their central nervous systems, including  mental retardation.

A person with an FASD might have physical and behavioral problems such as trouble with:
  • Learning and remembering
  • Understanding and following directions
  • Controlling emotions
  • Communicating and socializing
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