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SVMC Wellness Connection: Jan. 19
08:17AM / Monday, January 22, 2024
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January 19, 2024

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month


Often referred to as “the silent thief of sight,” glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. In fact, more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma but only 50% of them know they have the disease. Don't turn a blind eye on glaucoma, learn the early signs now to protect your sight.


Don't Get Bit by Frostbite

While winter weather may be unpredictable, your risk of frostbite is not. In the right conditions, frostbite can occur in just 15 minutes and the damaging results can be permanent. Learn how to recognize the signs and what steps to take to prevent it. 

Protect Your Child from Future Cancer

HPV, or Human Papillomavirus, is a common virus that can cause 6 types of cancer. While there is no treatment for HPV, there is a vaccine that can prevent it. Read More

What to Expect at Prenatal Visits

Routine prenatal appointments are an important way to reduce the risk of complications and monitor your little one’s development right from the start. Read More


Medical Office Building Update


For your awareness: On Monday, January 22, the following practices located at 140 Hospital Drive will be in new suite locations, as follows:

  • Suite 111: Infectious Disease and Pulmonology
  • Suite 306: Rheumatology
  • Suite 302: Gastroenterology, Endocrine, and Neurology
  • Suite 307: OB/GYN







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