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September Is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness […]

Back-to-School: Organizing for Success

“Back-To-School” is approaching quickly, and so are the chores that come along with it. Salmon Falls has elaborated on this easy-to-use, 20 item back to school checklist from parenting.com that is sure to keep you organized and ready to send your kids off to their first day of school for the 2014-2015 year:     […]

Back To School Physicals

As much as your child doesn’t want to hear it, it’s music to your ears! The kids are going BACK TO SCHOOL soon! It’s time to schedule your child’s back to school physical and get them up to date with this year’s immunization regulations. [button link=”https://salmonfallsmd.com/become-a-patient/” color=”#666666″ size=”3″ style=”1″ dark=”0″ square=”0″ target=”self”]Make An Appointment[/button]

Diabetes Care: Katrina Diederichs, FNP, CDE

Meet Katrina Diederichs, FNP, CDE: Treatment philosophy: Katrina believes that many patients do not change unhealthy habits until a significant health crisis occurs, for instance they get diagnosed with diabetes, cancer, or have a heart attack. “Your body is a precious yet temporary temple for your soul! It is the means with which you do the fun […]

August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

We all need shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases. To help keep our community safe, Salmon Falls Family Healthcare is proudly participating in National Immunization Awareness Month. Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and tuberculosis (TB). It’s important to know which shots you need and […]

Schedule Physicals Now!

Summer should be ‘relaxing,’ right? Reality is, that calendar will quickly fill up with your kids’ activities like summer camp, sports camps, social events and other obligations.  Schedule your child’s camp, sports or back to school physical now, so you can get back to enjoying your summer! We get how busy you are, so we are […]

SFFH Home Sleep Study

Is Snoring A Problem In Your House? Sleep Apnea (from the Greek, meaning “without breath”) is one of the most common sleep disorders in which breathing stops and then restarts again recurrently during slumber. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) occurs when the airway temporarily collapses during sleep, preventing or restricting breathing for up to 10 seconds […]

June Is National Safety Month!

Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. The good news is everyone can get involved to help prevent injuries. This June, we encourage you to learn more about important safety issues like prescription drug abuse, […]

May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month!

Salmon Falls Family Healthcare is supporting the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day. Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, […]

SFFH Is Helping The Animals

Did you know that you can help the animals by visiting your doctor? Salmon Falls is a proud supporter of Cocheco Valley Humane Society. All donations collected in our dog house will be delivered to CVHS. If you’d like to help, see their wish list of their most needed items below. Please, NO BLANKETS, PILLOWS OR […]