Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are health care therapies that are not used by all health care providers. These remedies are often excluded from standard practice due to lack of evidence.
There are several broad categories that CAM fall into. Some can be in more than one of these categories.
Drinking can be a relaxing and social activity, but if you consume too much, you could be risking your life. Drinking too much too fast can affect your breathing, heat rate, gag reflex, and can cause coma and death.
Alcohol poisoning should be taken seriously.
Recreational scuba diving medical exams are offered by Diane DerBoghosian, ARNP. Diane is certified as a dive medicine examiner by UHMS (Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society). Persons with certain medical conditions may need to be referred to a community Undersea Medicine specialist after initial examination.
Despite its colorful name, chlamydia is not a flower! It is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection on university campuses. Approximately 2.8 million new cases are reported in the United States each year.
1. Why is it important to maintain a medical record?
Each time you visit a Hall Health Center provider, a record of your visit is made. Typically this record contains your symptoms, examination and text results, diagnoses, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment. This information, often called your health or medical record, serves as:
Abby Weldu is the Medical Assistant for Dr. Jacokes and Marté McDadden.
Ms. Voronchuk works in the Primary Care Clinic with Dr. Lili Church and Dr. Bill Neighbor.
Dr. Vinopal is a board-certified Internist who received her Batchelor’s degree in Chemistry from University of Alabama in Huntsville, then completed a Fulbright Fellowship in Chemistry in Germany, before graduating from the School of Medicine, University of Alabama. She finished her residency in Internal Medicine from the University of Washington .After working in a general Internal Medicine practice in the Totem Lake area, north of Bellevue, for a number of years, she has enjoyed working at Hall Health for the last 15 years.
Patient Care Philosophy
I enjoy working with patients who have an active interest in their own health. I encourage lifestyle changes when necessary and look for natural solutions when possible.
Spending time with family, outdoor activities such as hiking, jogging, skiing, travel, art of all kinds.
Dermatology, Post Travel, Sinus/Allergy issues
Ms. Tafia works in the Primary Care Clinic with Sara Mackenzie and Jennifer Melsher