Author: MainStreet Family Care

What Are Thyroid Issues?

What Are Thyroid Issues? Many people in the United States suffer from thyroid issues and thyroid disease each year. MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment methods!  What Is The Thyroid? The thyroid gland is located in the neck and is responsible for producing hormones such as… Read more »

What is High Cholesterol?

Many people are affected by high cholesterol every year. MainStreet Family Care is here to tell you about the causes, diagnosis, treatment methods, complications, and prevention of this chronic disease.  What Causes High Cholesterol?  High Cholesterol happens when a person’s blood flow is blocked by fatty deposits of cholesterol in the blood vessels. This condition… Read more »

What Are RSV Symptoms?

Understanding the difference between RSV symptoms and symptoms of other illnesses can be tricky, especially during peak infection seasons. MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on these symptoms as well as RSV treatment, diagnosis, and prevention methods.  What Is RSV?  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a highly contagious respiratory illness. This virus specifically… Read more »

What is a DOT Physical and Who Needs One?

The Department of Transportation (DOT) oversees regulations involving commercial drivers, logistics operators, and other related occupations. Their goal is to ensure a safe operating environment for drivers and carriers and the general public with which they share the road. To maintain these high standards, the DOT—specifically, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)— requires that… Read more »

Occupational Health: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Keeping a workforce healthy and legally compliant is essential for a business’s productivity. But without regular testing and screening, it’ll be difficult to keep up a safe, healthy, and productive working environment. Occupational health resources in the form of drug screens, an alcohol testing program, workers’ compensation claim evaluations, and other tools can help an… Read more »