Stories written by Dr Carlos Perez

The importance of hand washing

The importance of hand washing

Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of disease and avoid getting sick because so many illnesses are spread by those who fail to keep their hands clean. Some diseases spread through fecal-oral transmission (such as hepatitis A and salmonella) while flu and common cold germs are transferred through indirect […]

The Importance of Annual Medical Check-Ups


Some people think that feeling well is reason enough to forget to visit their doctor. In fact, many of them wait until they feel sick to consider the possibility of seeking medical help. The experts, however, believe that the best way to fight disease is detecting it as early as possible, even before feeling any […]