February 17, 2016

One Dollar. 10 JR. FROSTY™ Treats. A world of difference.

Duffy Health Center and Wendy’s Cape Cod and Plymouth locations join forces to raise funds to support services for the homeless across Cape Cod. Love Frostys? […]
January 27, 2016

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

You can prevent cervical cancer. If it weren’t for a woman named Sandy, Brenda T. might have a very different story to tell. Two years ago, […]
January 14, 2016

Sugary drinks are not so sweet for your health

You swill down that 12-ounce can of cola – all 136 calories.

Here’s what happens next.

Your pancreas is put on alert and begins creating insulin in response to the sugar. Within 20 minutes, your blood sugar levels spike and your liver turns the sugar into fat for storage. Eventually, your body experiences a blood sugar crash, which often motivates you to reach for another soda or some other sweet.

January 6, 2016

Paying it Forward and Poetry

Recently, three clients were in the waiting room, waiting for appointments. All three are well known to us, one gentleman is homeless, and one is temporarily housed and one has had past experiences of homelessness.

Two of the men started to talk; often folks sitting in the Duffy waiting room pick up conversations to pass the time, more so than in any other doctor’s office I’ve ever been to.

December 17, 2015

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

Service at Federated Church in Hyannis Honors Homeless on the Longest Night of the Year. Annual Homeless Persons Memorial Day Service begins on Village Green, Monday […]
November 25, 2015

Santa’s Elves

Santa’s Elves are at it again at Duffy. Please consider helping the staff and board at Duffy make the holidays a little brighter for our neighbors […]