Dr. John Woltz

Dr. John Woltz is a preventative health physician with Baptist Health Primary Care in Marathon.

DOG POO: MORE INFORMATION THAN YOU EVER INTENDED TO KNOW

My last two articles have been on smoking cessation and potluck, so why not go for the hat trick and talk about another of my pet peeves (pun completely...

QUIT SMOKING, AND YOUR LUNGS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WILL BE HAPPIER

The other day, as I was returning my shopping cart to the corral at the local grocery store in Big Pine, I watched a lady take her last drag...

KEYS HEALTH: FUN AND GROSS HEALTH AND HISTORY FACTS

As my wife and I were reviewing topics for this column, we decided to see what health observances were in August. I never knew that we observed peaches, zucchini...

KEYS HEALTH: THERE’S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO ADDRESS LONG-LASTING PAIN

Unfortunately, a few weeks ago I worsened an old knee injury. Twisted on a planted knee and likely did some damage to the medial meniscus. It does bring a...

KEYS HEALTH: DON’T BE SCARED OF THE SUN – PRO & CONS TO UV RAYS

As the 4th of July fades into the long days of summer, it’s appropriate that July is the UV Safety Awareness Month. Like most things in life, there are...

HYPERTENSION IS LIKE A PLUMBING PIPE UNDER TOO MUCH PRESSURE

Recently, a patient and I were discussing blood pressure and medications to treat it. At the end of the visit, the person mentioned reading my columns in the Keys...