Expert Tips and Advice for Health and Wellness

It’s time for that wellness checkup
Your annual wellness exam is an important opportunity to talk with your doctor about your good health. Learn why it’s so important.
Providence is working to end health inequities related to sepsis
3/29/2024
A Providence internal medicine physician shares what we’re doing to end health inequities that affect sepsis patient outcomes.
How to choose between the ER, urgent care and your PCP
8/14/2023
Learn about primary care, urgent care and emergency medicine now so that when seconds count, you know your options.
Finding a health care provider for seniors
7/21/2023
If you are an older person who is in the market for a new provider, how do you know what to look for? We give you some important things to keep in mind.
Wellness checkups are for all ages
3/1/2023
Now is the time to get back on track with your health and wellness, starting with an annual wellness exam.
Rise in pediatric flu and RSV cases
11/29/2022
Know where and when to seek care for your child
Advance Practice Providers: An important part of your medical team
Learn more about Advance Practice Providers.
Primary Care and Pediatric Subspecialties clinics relocate to Providence Health Park
8/10/2023
Providence Medical Group Primary Care clinic, along with our Pediatric Subspecialties Clinic, moved to the second floor of the S Tower at Providence Health Park at 3831 Piper St. in Anchorage.
Keep kids healthy, safe with recommended vaccines
1/7/2022
As you prepare to begin the school year, get the facts about what vaccines are required for kids and why.
Learn how you can eat better to feel better
7/10/2024
Did you know that what you eat can affect your mood? Learn more about the research into how food is related to our mental health.
Lung cancer screening saves lives.
11/17/2021
Early lung cancer screening and quitting smoking saves lives.
Genetic testing for breast cancer -- know your risk.
10/19/2021
During Breast Cancer Awareness month schedule genetic testing.
Men’s heart health: Prevention and wellness strategies
8/26/2021
Prevention is the most important step to maintaining heart health in men. Learn more in this conversation between cardiologist Dr. Beckerman and James Simmons, DNP.
Pregnancy: Everything you need to know for your journey
Learn how to prepare for your journey to parenthood, including what to do before you get pregnant, early pregnancy and symptoms, and what to expect during pregnancy.
The pandemic changed how mental health is discussed and treated
8/23/2021
Providence mental health experts share their perspectives on the mental strain caused by the pandemic. Learn more.
Wellness checkups ensure a healthy start to the school year
8/16/2021
The advantages of getting your child a back-to-school wellness check.
Complete guide to healthy hydration
6/26/2023
Master the art of staying hydrated with our in-depth guide from a doctor. Learn the benefits, how much water you need and tips for effective hydration.
Get familiar with your health insurance: Ways to save money and maximize care
8/4/2021
Understanding your insurance plan’s benefits, coverage and network providers can help you save money and get the care you need. Learn more.
Why Primary Care for all is so important
6/8/2021
Providence’s Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips outlines the benefits of making primary care universally available. Watch now.
Providence’s new Internal Medicine Center poised to improve access to care
6/2/2021
New Internal Medicine Center is accepting adult patients who don't have a primary care doctor or who have complex medical conditions in need of access to a team of specialists.
What you need to know about fatty liver disease and how to prevent it
5/12/2021
Learn if you may be at risk for fatty liver disease and the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent this serious condition.
Colorectal cancer increases in younger populations, emphasizing importance of screenings
4/26/2021
Newly published data show a significant increase in the incidence of colorectal cancer among younger populations.
Holistic approach to living well
4/23/2021
Adopting to a holistic lifestyle can offer many benefits that allow us to feel more connected to ourselves and our communities.
Under the weather? These foods may help you get back on top
3/24/2021
When you’re feeling under the weather, certain foods have the potential to soothe. Try chicken soup, broth and ginger to start.
Is it allergies, a cold, the flu or COVID-19? (Infographic)
9/28/2020
Allergies, colds, flu and COVID-19 share many symptoms, but there are key differences. This infographic outlines how to tell them apart.
Helping children cope with stress
5 helpful tips and signs your child is experiencing stress.
Medical screenings every woman should have
12/21/2018
Over the courses of their lives, women should seek regular health screenings to monitor changes in their bodies, both seen and unseen.
Know your blood pressure numbers for a healthy heart
2/16/2017
In a country where 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure, it is crucial to know and understand your ideal numbers.