Women's Health Week at Prima CARE

Prima CARE celebrates National Women's Heath Week

May 14 - 20, 2017

The US Department of Heath and Human Services has chosen the week of Mother's Day to celebrate National Women's Health Week.  This is a chance for women everywhere to become empowered to take the necessary steps to improve their health.

What do we mean by "better health" for women?
  • Visiting your health provider for a "well-woman visit" (checkup and screening).
  • Pap, HPV, mammography, osteoporosis, hepatitis, lung and colon cancer, blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes.
  • Getting active, eating healthy, and maintaining a healthy weight.
  • Tending to mental health:  Getting enough sleep and managing stress.
  • Avoiding unhealthy behaviors:  Smoking, excessive alcohol, using drugs or misusing medications, texting while driving, exposure to violence.

What does this mean at Prima CARE?
  • Primary (women-centered) Care
  • Dr. Brenda Roy, Gynecologist
    • Experienced and Board-certified.  Click for more.
    • Focused on Women's Health, infertility and birth control counseling, menopause.
    • Offering convenient "early morning" appointments for Pap tests.
      • 277 Pleasant Street, Suite 203, (508) 673-1033
  • Dr. Monica Dasilva, Breast Surgeon, Steward Health Care
    • Fellowship-trained and Board-certified.  Click for more.
    • Specialized care for all breast disease, including cancer screening and management.
      • 277 Pleasant Street, Suite 203, (508) 235-5766
  • Advanced 3-D mammography (breast tomosynthesis).  Click for more.
  • Dexa bone scans for osteoporosis.
  • Experts in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, and Endocrinology.

A woman's letter of gratitude to her Prima CARE radiologist.   Click here.
 

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At Prima CARE, our focus is the patient. We are by your side and on your side wherever you need healthcare, whether in the office, the hospital, the nursing home, the Ambulatory Care Clinic or at home where we make housecalls to home-bound patients. Our goal is the delivery of evidence-based medical care of the highest quality. Prima CARE is committed to the doctor/patient relationship through humanism, communication, empathy, compassion and respect, all joined together by trust.