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Reduce a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise in Alabama. Type 2 is the most common type of diabetes. When it comes to type 2 diabetes prevention is very important. It’s especially important to make diabetes prevention a priority if you’re at increased risk. Risk factors include being overweight, having a family history of the disease,… Read more »

What are the Signs of Liver Cancer?

October is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month. The liver is one of the largest organs in the body. Most of us know that its function is to filter harmful substances from the blood. The liver also produces bile that helps in the digestion of fats and stores sugar that our bodies use for energy. So… Read more »

Five Risk Factors of Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so what are the risk factors of cancer? Smoking About 80% of lung cancer deaths are thought to result from smoking. The risk among smokers is many times higher than among non-smokers. The longer you smoke and the more packs a day you smoke, the greater your risk. Secondhand… Read more »

Sudden Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack

What’s the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack? What causes these conditions? And what’s the best way to prevent them? It’s time we get familiar with the facts. According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. In addition, it is the leading cause of… Read more »

World Mental Health Day is October 10th

On October 10th, people and organizations recognize World Mental Health Day to promote awareness of mental health issues. Young or old, anyone can be at risk for mental illness. According to the World Health Organization, half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14. However, most cases go undetected and untreated. Therefore, the… Read more »

MainStreet Family Care Offers Occupational Testing

Did you know MainStreet Family Care offers occupational testing? Since 2018, MainStreet Family Care has been doing its part to keep the labor force healthy and safe by offering occupational health services. Working with over 1,000 companies around the state and nation, we have evaluated close to countless employees across various industries. Our occupational medicine… Read more »

MainStreet Family Urgent Care Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

On Wednesday, January 31st, MainStreet Family Urgent Care will celebrate two years of serving the Blount County community. MainStreet, located in Oneonta one block south of WalMart on Hwy 75, was the first of its kind for the area and introduced consistent after-hours care to the community. Open 7 days a week with extended hours, Monday… Read more »

COLD VS. FLU: DO YOU KNOW THE SYMPTOMS?

Flu Season is Here! Do you know how to tell the difference between the common cold and influenza? MainStreet Family Urgent Care wants you to be aware and prepared! Your nose is stuffy, your throat is scratchy, and your head is pounding. Is it a cold or the seasonal flu? Symptoms can overlap, so unless… Read more »

MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula’s One Year Anniversary!

MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula’s One Year Anniversary! It’s MainStreet Family Urgent Care in Eufaula’s one year anniversary today, January 19th, 2018, and you can see the excitement in the clinic. Although it is peak flu season, clinic staff members are excitingly buzzing, chatting about the small party arranged for the one-year anniversary celebration. … Read more »

Dr. Wags Donates to the Cherokee County Crisis Center

Donating to the Cherokee County Crisis Center This year, Dr. Wags wanted to share the Christmas spirit by giving. After all, Christmas is all about giving to others. We thought about Cherokee County and what organizations need the donations. There are so many great organizations around our area, but one stood out – Cherokee County… Read more »