Health Highlights

FREE Skin Cancer Screening Event!

FREE Skin Cancer Screening Event!

Littleton Regional Healthcare's Danny Ballentine, PA-C, and Dr. Patrick Fitzpatrick, Board Certified ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon, will be coming to Mid-State to host a FREE Skin Cancer Screening Event! 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their...

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Tick Talk …. It’s Time to Talk Ticks!

Tick Talk …. It’s Time to Talk Ticks!

by Dr. Andrea Berry, D.O.Family Medicine, Mid-State Health Center Dr. Berry's Advice: When returning indoors, be sure to check yourself thoroughly for ticks.  Spring is here at last, and the long hot days of summer are just around the corner!  Unfortunately,...

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Only an Instant to Near-Tragedy – Water Safety

Only an Instant to Near-Tragedy – Water Safety

“I can still remember it—lying on the bottom of the pool, looking up at the surface of the water, and not being able to get there,” says Tim (actual name withheld for privacy), as he tells the story of his near-drowning, as a 6-year-old day-camper one New Hampshire...

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Fun in the Sun?  Think about Sun Safety.

Fun in the Sun? Think about Sun Safety.

As summer begins, it's time to get out and enjoy the sunshine!  However, sun exposure can be dangerous, and we all need to be diligent about proper protection.   Unfortunately, a vast majority of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers come from damage caused by...

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February is National Children Dental Health Month

February is National Children Dental Health Month

According to the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, there are “more than 16 million kids suffering from untreated tooth decay in the U.S.” This chronic condition “causes kids to miss 51 million school hours and their parents to lose 25 million work hours...

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Holiday Health and Safety Tips

Here are some helpful reminders about health and safety during the holidays and the winter months ahead. Wash your hands often. Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Wash your hands...

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