• Bassett Medical Center Year In Review 2018

    Bassett Medical Center

    February 5, 2019

    Here is a snapshot of 2018 and the programs and initiatives of Bassett Medical Center aimed at improving the health and lives of the patients we serve. From opioid addiction treatment in the primary care setting and efforts to collect unused prescriptions and reduce unnecessary prescribing, to chronic disease self-management classes and telemedicine to expand access to care, Bassett’s practitioners, clinicians and staff are committed to the health and well-being of our patients. Read the Year in Review.

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      Prevention of HPV infections and the associated cancers is very effective. When groups of individuals who received HPV vaccine were studied, it has been reported that 97% developed antibodies to the specific viruses.

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    • Stop Cancer with the HPV Vaccine

      The HPV vaccine is recommended for boys and girls beginning at age 11. This is important because it has been proven to prevent certain forms of cancer. Hear more from Bassett’s chief of pediatrics Dr. Philip Heavner.

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