1. Concerns about teen vaping

    Teen use of e-cigarettes is growing massively and health authorities are worried. Almost 5 million American middle and high school students now use tobacco in some form—a shocking 36 percent rise over just one year -- and the increase was entirely due to teens starting to use e-cigarettes. The Centers for Disease Control warn: “The skyrocketing growth of young people’s e-cigarette use over t…Read More

  2. What to Look For in a Doctor

    Seeing a new doctor is always just a little bit intimidating. One of the things people commonly cite as being so nerve wracking is that they just don’t know how much their doctor will care. After all, you want your doctor to be the type of person who takes the time to listen to you and genuinely cares about your wellbeing. When you visit a primary care physician at Medics USA, that’s exactly w…Read More

  3. A Few More Healthy Recipes to Keep in Mind

    Here at Medics USA, we are pretty passionate about helping people out in as many ways as we possibly can. Whether that means that we provide assistance when they visit their primary care doctor, help when they come in to our urgent care clinic, or even general health tips, we’re happy to do what we can. That’s why in today’s blog, we’d like to share a few very quick, very easy kabob recipe…Read More

  4. Is It Time to Schedule a Physical Exam?

    How long has it been since you’ve had an annual physical exam done? Chances are that if you’re like most people, it’s something you don’t mind putting off. There are a number of reasons that people dislike a trip to their local medical clinic, but the fact of the matter is that there are even more reasons that you should make it a point to schedule an appointment. Whether you’re new to F…Read More

  5. The Best Outdoor Activities For Summer

    Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and be active. At the very least, it’s important to take advantage of the nice weather and spend time in the sunshine during the summer. Here at Medics USA, our primary care providers in Falls Church want to see our patients get the most out of their summer. That’s why we’d like to go over some of our favorite outdoor activities you can do this summ…Read More

  6. Russian-Speaking Provider Now In Falls Church

    Medics USA is happy to welcome Dinara Yambulatova, MPAS, PA-C, as the full-time healthcare provider at our Falls Church office. This office provides both urgent care (no appointment necessary) and primary care, and she is accepting new patients. Dinara came to the U.S. from Uzbekistan after graduating with honors from Tashkent State Medical Institute. During her medical school years she, spent her…Read More

  7. Tips For Better Heart Health This Valentine’s Day

    It’s February and even though there’s still lots of cold and snow in store for Falls Church, many people in Virginia are getting excited for Valentine’s Day (our state is for Lovers, after all). Although this is a time of year traditionally reserved for showing love and affection through candy and other “sweet” presents, the primary care team at your Medics USA center in Falls Church wou…Read More

  8. Widespread prediabetes is a good reason for annual physical

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reminds us of a pretty shocking fact about prediabetes. One in 3 Americans (about 86 million people) are prediabetic and 90 percent of those people don’t know they have it. Prediabetes is the condition in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but are not high enough to be classified as diabetic. Prediabetes puts you at increased risk of devel…Read More