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As Prescribed Blog



As Prescribed Blog

Continuing Healthy Habits Post-Slimdown Challenge

Tiffany Pernat Tiffany Pernat May 30, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Slimdown Challenge 2019 Has Come To A Close… Now What? This part of the challenge is always so bittersweet for me. Most people don’t know the immense amount of time and effort that goes into these challenges behind the scenes, and I look forward to a bit of a ‘reprieve’ at the end of a […]

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When do I use MyCompass messaging vs. e+Care?

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare May 22, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

Fort HealthCare offers more convenient ways for you to message your healthcare team and have more access to care when you need it through our online care options. Depending upon what you or a family member is experiencing, this information will hopefully help you choose which option is best for your needs. Patient Portal Fort […]

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Tinnitus: Understanding that ringing in your ears

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. May 15, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Many people experience a persistent ringing in their ears. This common affliction, known as tinnitus, affects roughly 20 percent of the American population. Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when none is actually occurring. For some it is a minor nuisance but for others, a major impediment to their quality of life. It […]

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Is it asthma? Maybe not...

Kelly Foster, MS-CCC, SLP Kelly Foster, MS-CCC, SLP May 10, 2019 0 Comments General Health

  Is it asthma, or Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)? During normal breathing, our vocal cords (folds) move apart, allowing air into the airway and into our lungs.  When we breathe out, the vocal cords (folds) come together, just as they do when we speak or cough. Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (PVFM), also known as Vocal […]

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How are dietary and herbal supplements different from medications?

Caleb Chitwood, PharmD Caleb Chitwood, PharmD May 2, 2019 0 Comments General Health

When you go to the pharmacy, you may pick up medications dispensed by a pharmacist which required a prescription, over-the-counter medications which did not require a prescription, or dietary/herbal supplements. What’s the difference? The major difference is how each of these is classified and how they are regulated. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are classified as […]

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