Let’s Talk Health: High Blood Pressure

Did you know that 1 in every 3 Americans has high blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a leading factor for death across the world, causing heart attacks and strokes. Hypertension occurs when your blood pressure stays higher than a normal level for a long period of time. This puts a continuous strain … Continued

April 2019 Newsletter

UNC School of Medicine #1 2020 In the annual rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC School of Medicine 1st in primary care for the second year in a row, thanks to our faculty, staff, learners, and our colleagues in other primary care departments in the SOM. The department … Continued

Concerned about vaccinating your child?

Vaccines have been around for over 200 years, and since then, there have been dramatic decreases in deaths and disabilities from diseases such as measles, polio, tetanus, pneumonia, and whooping cough, to name a few. We give the majority of vaccines to children, the most vulnerable, in order to protect them against these diseases. Keeping … Continued

March 2019 Patient Newsletter

FMC Hours Update Starting March 6th, the FMC will open at 9:00AM on Wednesdays, instead of 8:30AM. This does not affect our Urgent Care Hours, which remain the same. To see a full list of our hours, select here. Let’s Talk Health: Screening saves lives Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading … Continued