Health care has certainly been at the forefront of our lives over the last few months. As humans, we have faced constant and numerous challenges to life as we know it during a global pandemic. Despite the recent life-altering changes and protective strategies now incorporated into the defense of our own personal health, it’s important to remember that we cannot let our guard down regarding other critical health issues.
Heart disease, stroke, cancer and other life-threatening diseases have not taken an intermission during this pandemic. They remain center stage, becoming even critical when left unattended. However, some people have chosen to postpone certain health screenings that in the end could cause even more serious health concerns.
True, thousands of patients have taken advantage of technology, experiencing the benefits of telemedicine over the last eight months with online patient visits. Unfortunately, medical tests and diagnostic screenings, including mammograms, cannot be completed