Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

New Year, New Baby


Many couples will list starting a family as one of their hopes for the new year. If you have made this decision, congratulations! Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle, OB/GYN provider at Granville Primary Care & OB/GYN, offers some insight on things that you can do before a pregnancy to keep yourself healthy and prepare for a new addition.

Proper Hand-Washing to Prevent the Flu


It’s flu season and one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of the flu virus and other germs is to wash your hands.

Tips on How to Avoid the "Winter Blues"


We are right in the midst of the winter season, and this is the time of year that many people notice a shift in their moods. Kerry Hopson, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Granville Primary Care, Butner-Creedmoor, provides tips that can help to prevent the “post-holiday blues". Share these tips with your loved ones, so we can all prioritize our mental health and well-being.

5K Preparation Plan


The GHS Ambulance Chase, a 10K, 5K, and Fun Run is set for March 7, 2020! Nathan Ameen, Athletic Trainer at J.F. Webb High School provides a 5K training plan and tips to get you ready!

Goals for a Healthy New Year


It’s the time of year when many people think about New Year's resolutions. We would like to capture this holiday spirit and inspire some ideas to help you focus on your health! Drs. Amy Nayo & Liz Baltaro, Primary Care Physicans at Granville Primary Care, Butner-Creedmoor, discuss some ideas. We hope to help kick your New Year’s resolutions off to a great start!

Tips on How to Avoid the “Holiday Blues”


With the holiday season quickly approaching, it is important to remember that many people are more at risk for increased stress, burnout, and changes in their daily routine that contribute to a sedentary lifestyle. Here are a few tips that can help to prevent the “holiday blues” this time of year. Make sure to share them with your loved ones, so we can all prioritize our mental health and well-being.

GHS Cares: Fatty Liver Disease


Obesity is a growing concern in the US and is an important risk factor for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

GHS Cares: Preparing for Flu Season


It is October and flu season is quickly approaching! Seasonal flu viruses are present year-round but they are most common in the fall and winter months.

GHS Cares: Health Topics from Your Local Family Doctors- Pancreatitis


Pancreatitis is a rare, but serious cause of upper abdominal pain and vomiting. You should seek medical treatment immediately for any sudden and severe abdominal pain, especially if you are unable to eat.

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