August Health Awareness Observances

August Health Awareness Observances

AUGUST HEALTH AWARENESS OBSERVATIONS Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month National Breastfeeding Month National Immunization Awareness Month Psoriasis Awareness Month World Breastfeeding Week (first week of August) National Health Center Week (second full week of...
The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

Skin cancers — including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma — often start as changes to your skin. They can be new growths or precancerous lesions — changes that are not cancer but could become cancer over time. An estimated...
Do You Know the Facts About Melanoma?

Do You Know the Facts About Melanoma?

Like all cancers, melanoma develops when DNA damage in a cell triggers genetic mutation that cause the cell to multiply rapidly and to form new, abnormal cells. In melanoma, the damage occurs in a type of skin cell called a melanocyte. Melanocytes make a brown pigment...
Pediatrics ~ Newborns

Pediatrics ~ Newborns

EPIC Primary Care is Accepting New Patients We recognize each child’s individuality and consider it a privilege it is to participate in their health care. We adhere to the guidelines set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics. We have a dedicated staff that works...