Stress Awareness Month: Understanding and Managing Life’s Pressures

Stress Awareness Month: Understanding and Managing Life’s Pressures April marks Stress Awareness Month, a vital time to reflect on the impacts of stress and learn effective strategies for managing it. At Highland Family Medicine, we understand stress’s profound effects on your mental and physical well-being. This month, we’re here to guide you through recognizing everyday […]

Red Cross Month

March marks a special time of year when we celebrate Red Cross Month, an annual tradition that honors the critical work of the American Red Cross and its significant impact on our communities and beyond. At Highland Family Medicine, we recognize the invaluable contributions of the Red Cross and encourage our patients and the broader […]

American Heart Month

American Heart Month February is the month of love and also American Heart Month! February is a great time to raise awareness for cardiovascular health and wellness through preventative care and treatment. Highland Family Medicine strives to support our patients’ heart health through education and regular screening. Below are a few common cardiovascular-related conditions and […]

Winter Safety Month

Winter Safety Month Winter can be a wonderful time of the year, and snow is beautiful to look at and fun to play in! However, even though winter can be a great season, taking the proper precautions to keep your family safe during this time is also essential. Practicing safety in and out of the […]

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December 2023 is Safe Toys And Gifts Month. The Christmas season is in full swing, and it is essential to make sure the gifts you’re buying for the children in your life are age-appropriate and do not present any hazards to the child. This awareness month was initiated by Prevent Blindness America to ensure children […]

Diabetes Awareness Month: November 2023

Diabetes Awareness Month: November 2023 November is Diabetes Awareness Month— the perfect opportunity to expand our understanding of the disease, its types, and how we can play a part in prevention and raising awareness. Understanding the Types of Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes: This form is an autoimmune condition where the body’s immune system attacks the […]

Breast Cancer Awareness this October at Highland Family Medicine

Breast Cancer Awareness this October at Highland Family MedicineAt Highland Family Medicine, located in the heart of Murfreesboro, TN, we are dedicated to amplifying the message of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, advocating for early detection and steadfast support for those navigating through their journeys. There are many ways to spread awareness through community actions, support, […]

Cholesterol Education Month: Key Facts & Prevention Tips

Cholesterol Education Month: Key Facts & Prevention TipsSeptember is Cholesterol Education Month. At Highland Family Medicine, we arecommitted to ensuring our community is informed and equipped to tackle the challengesof high cholesterol. So, why is awareness so vital? Understanding High Cholesterol: Quick FactsWhat is cholesterol? It’s a waxy substance found in your blood and cells. […]

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. As parents, guardians, and caregivers, our children’s eye health is paramount. Our eyes are the windows to the world, and maintaining their health begins in childhood. This blog post focuses on tips for when children should get eye exams and eye […]