Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs. The flu can cause mild to severe illness, and severe cases can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a yearly flu vaccination.
Medication Assisted Treatment can successfully treat substance use disorder and help sustain recovery by easing symptoms of withdrawal, reducing cravings, and blocking the brain's ability to experience a substance's effect.
Men’s health is focused addressing conditions exclusive to males, typically over the age of 18. Preventative screening should be done annually to address conditions such as blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes.
At Kennedy Health Alliance, we are treating obesity with a combination of dietary and behavioral interventions by implementing weight loss programs that place emphasis on diet, exercise, lifestyle and nutrition consultation.
Tobacco use and related illnesses remain the number one cause of mortality in the United States. Between the years 2000-2004, cigarette smoking caused nearly $200 billion in healthcare related financial losses.
Chronic diseases are long-lasting conditions that can be controlled, but not cured. Although chronic diseases are among the most common and costly health problems, they are also among the most preventable.