In The News

Agnes’ constantly updates her News and Writings that are designed to help her community and patients stay updated with health issues. Please feel free to review the information below and contact her if there are any questions.

PILLS, PILLS, EVERYWHERE

The topic addressed in this essay is not regarding prescription medicines per se, or supplements.  Rather it has more to do with the potential dangers that can arise when medicines get thrown into a mix with “natural” remedies and then second, prescription safety in general.

More than 300 new medicines have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the past decade.  In Calendar Year 2011 alone, the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research approved 30 novel new medicines, known as new molecular entities.pills1

Although the annual output of new medicines has dramatically increased over the last century,

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Cardiac Risk Assessment

Agnes Oblas provides the following material on Cardiac Risk Assessment. These handouts are excellent material designed to raise your awareness  of the number one silent killer of women. Besides the handouts that she provides Agnes has written a book detailing information about heart health. For more information please check out her book (The Patient’s Resource & Almanac of Primary Care Medicine) now on Amazon.

Click the links below to access these handouts:

Other Articles In The News

Besides these articles Agnes has written a book detailing information about other primary care topics. For more information please check out her book (The Patient’s Resource & Almanac of Primary Care Medicine) now on Amazon.

Ahwatukee Nurse Provides a More Personal Health-Care Option

Nurse practitioners are able to provide comprehensive, safe medical care

What is Syndrome X?

Don’t let diabetes get the best of you

The real story behind shingles

Valley Fever cases on the rise

To butter or not to butter; ah, that is the question

Patients, prescribers responsible for knowing proper pills

Getting to the heart of the matter about murmurs

Baby boomers taking yoga seriously, with good reason

Preserve birthday fun with healthy lungs