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8 06, 2015

Fight lines and wrinkles with Botox: Available today!

By |2018-05-11T08:37:32+00:00June 8th, 2015|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

There are plenty of reasons we get wrinkles–aging, skin changes, smoking, sun exposure, and much more. In some cases, wrinkles can be fine and others are deeper and more noticeable. But there is help. Dr. Hessel is proud to offer the first FDA-approved wrinkle treatment of its kind to address moderate to severe frown lines [...]

13 05, 2015

What is a well woman exam?

By |2018-05-11T08:37:32+00:00May 13th, 2015|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

What is a well woman exam? Your well woman exam (sometimes called a yearly or annual exam) focuses on preventing illness or problems only. During this visit, Dr. Hessel will counsel you about your overall health, current birth control, sexual practices, and refill appropriate medications. Your physical examination will include: Height and weight Body mass [...]

16 04, 2015

5 Online Resources for Reliable Health Information

By |2018-05-11T08:37:34+00:00April 16th, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

90% of Americans have trouble processing health information. It doesn’t matter how educated you are or aren’t, or what your background is. The reality is that medicine and healthcare is complicated and you deserve clear answers. Research also shows that patients feel more satisfied and experience less fear when they understand what’s happening with their [...]

26 03, 2015

Understanding autoimmune diseases

By |2018-05-11T08:37:35+00:00March 26th, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

When your body is operating normally, your immune system should defend against foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses to keep you healthy. But for approximately 50 million Americans who develop an autoimmune disease, the immune system turns against the body--believing that normal, healthy cells are foreign and then attacks them. Autoimmune diseases can affect a [...]

13 10, 2014

Domestic Violence Awareness: You Can Help

By |2018-05-11T08:37:40+00:00October 13th, 2014|General Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

Domestic violence is a hard issue to nail down—the number of men and women in the United States who endure it is difficult to track because so many cases go unreported.  Domestic violence can take many forms—emotional, physical, sexual, or even financial abuse of a spouse or partner. You may even hear it called “intimate [...]