Health & Wellness

Northwest Family is your number one resource for health and wellness information. We are here to provide you with the best resources for any and all of your health-related questions.  

Each month our doctors provide you with in-depth information on four different health topics.

Eating Well on Thanksgiving

Nov 9, 2021, 5:03 PM
As Thanksgiving approaches most of us are undoubtedly getting ready for a feast with our loved ones. Here are a few simple tips to help you eat well on Thanksgiving.

Understanding Nutrition and Making Healthy Food Choices

Nov 9, 2021, 4:47 PM
Nutrition is the study of how food and beverages work within the body. It is essential for all basic functions of the human body.

Diabetes Explained

Nov 9, 2021, 12:03 PM
Each year, more and more people are diagnosed with diabetes, so it is crucial that everyone becomes more educated on what diabetes is, the types, the causes, and how to prevent the disease.

Is Type 2 Diabetes curable?

Nov 5, 2021, 4:13 PM
While not curable, there is a strong correlation between lifestyle choices and management of the disease once you are diagnosed.

My Breast Cancer Journey

Oct 15, 2021, 10:24 PM
My breast cancer journey began with a routine mammogram in August of 2019. I was 59 years old at the time and had been having yearly mammograms for 15 years.

Prenatal Care

Oct 12, 2021, 2:25 PM
Prenatal care is just one of the many things you need to consider when planning to become pregnant or once you are pregnant.