The Rise of Telemedicine and Telehealth in Maryland

The Rise of Telemedicine and Telehealth in Maryland Telemedicine and telehealth have transformed the healthcare landscape in recent years, and Maryland is no exception. With advancements in technology and a growing need for accessible healthcare services, telemedicine at First Medical Associates has gained significant momentum. In this blog, we will explore the rise of telemedicine and telehealth in Maryland, their benefits and challenges, and their impact on the state's healthcare system. The...

Why Do I Need Preventive Health Screenings?

Everyone knows it’s important to go to the doctor when you’re sick, but it’s just as important to see the doctor at least once a year even if you feel good. Sometimes symptoms don’t appear until the final stages, and early diagnosis can be a lifesaver. When you have a packed schedule of work and family, your own needs sometimes get pushed to the back burner. But you can’t take care of everything that you need to if you’re not healthy. The following preventive health screenings are important to...

Understanding the Link Between Mental Health and Physical Well-Being

In today's fast-paced world, the importance of maintaining good mental health is becoming increasingly recognized as a crucial aspect of overall well-being. However, what is often overlooked is the intricate connection between mental health and physical well-being. Here at First Medical Associates, we are at the forefront of understanding this link and shedding light on how our mental and physical health go hand in hand. The Mind-Body Connection: The mind and body are not isolated entities but...

The Importance of Annual Physicals for Maryland Residents

The Importance of Annual Physicals for Maryland Residents One of the biggest mistakes some people make when it comes to their health is only calling their doctor when they are sick or hurt. They may be thinking they don’t need to see a doctor if they are not sick. However, there are many benefits to visiting your doctor regularly to monitor your health and receive preventative care. The annual physical exam is probably the most important step you can take to care for your long-term health....

Stay on Top of Your Health This Year: Schedule Your Yearly Checkup With Your Primary Care Doctor

Staying in charge of your health means you need to know where you stand. When you partner with your family physician to ensure your good health, you have the information you need to thrive. A new year sometimes feels like a clean slate, a chance for do-overs, an opportunity to right what in the past has been wrong. What better way to accomplish that than beginning this year with a checkup with your primary care physician? Your family doctor can examine you from head to toe and provide you with...