Tips for Checking Your Blood Pressure

Your blood pressure is an important vital sign used by medical professionals to manage your health. If it goes unmonitored, you could be at risk of developing high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. It is essential to check your blood pressure regularly an accurately to ensure an accurate reading. What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the force of … Read More

How To Lower Your Cholesterol

Did you know that cholesterol levels can increase your risk of heart disease? You can lower your risk by keeping cholesterol levels low. It’s important to keep your body healthy and to take the necessary precautions that help prevent issues like heart disease. The first step in prevention is learning what your cholesterol levels are and discussing them with your … Read More

Could You Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

Receiving the proper amount of Vitamin D is crucial for your overall health and wellbeing. However, it has been estimated that fifty percent of the world is Vitamin D deficient and there’s a good chance that you are lacking this essential vitamin. For example, if you work inside regularly, avoid sunlight or eat a vegan diet, you could be Vitamin … Read More

Diet Trends to Avoid

Diet trends seem to come and go each year. There’s always a new one that people are raving about and cannot believe the results! With so many diets available, how do you know which diet will work? Read on to learn which diets you should avoid and why! The Military Diet In 2019, the military diet has got to go! … Read More

Is It Swimmer’s Ear?

Is your child complaining of ear pain or a “full” feeling in the ear? As summer rolls around and children are around water more, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms of swimmer’s ear and when to see a doctor. Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the ear canal, the passage that carries sounds from the outside of the … Read More

Preventing Heart Disease

February is unofficially known as the month for love. At OneSource, we’re focusing on love, too. More specifically, the heart. Unfortunately, heart disease is a leading cause of death – with many static factors like family history, sex and age – but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it as your fate. There are many practical ways you can … Read More

De-Stress During the Holidays

Not feeling the “comfort and joy” this holiday season? For many people, the holidays bring an increased sense of family responsibility and additional feelings of stress rather than the endless joy portrayed in media and on social networks. It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re doing more work than enjoyment with all the travel, family gatherings and long to-do lists. … Read More

Stick It to the Flu

Although we are beginning to see more people come in with flu symptoms, it’s still not too late to get your flu shot. Get your flu shot today at either OneSource location in Albany or Bainbridge. $0 copay with most insurance.* Already have flu symptoms such as fever, chills, muscle aches and cough? It’s important to contact your OneSource physician … Read More

Back to School Health Tips

As gears are shifting with the start of school, it’s a great time to think about your family’s health. After a long summer break, it’s time for the kids to begin focusing on classes, sports and other after-school activities. To ensure everyone has a safe, healthy year, here are some back-to-school tips we recommend for the entire family: Get a … Read More

Preparing for Fall – Sports Safety Tips

Summer may be in full swing, but now is the time to prepare for the fall sports season. Sports like football and volleyball can be fun extracurricular activities for your child athlete, but there are a few things to keep in mind to encourage proper training and prevent injury: 1. Pre-season Medical Screening – Every athlete should receive an annual … Read More