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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare May 1, 2022 0 Comments General Health

According to the American Heart Association, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, accounting for one out of 19 deaths. Strokes are the leading cause of death and serious disability Nationwide and around the world. With May being National Stroke Awareness month, it’s important to know that strokes are 80% preventable! […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare March 28, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all do our part to prevent alcohol misuse or abuse. Alcohol Awareness Month can make a big difference in helping spread the word about different strategies for preventing alcohol misuse/abuse and encourage […]

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4 Reasons Well Child Checkups Are Still Important for Older Kids

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare March 1, 2022 0 Comments Family Medicine

When your child was an infant and toddler, you probably made frequent trips to the pediatrician’s office for well-child checkups. But although well-child checkups become less frequent as your child grows up, they are still important to your child’s health and well-being. Here are four reasons why well-child checkups are important — even for older […]

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Why Mammograms Are Important

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 28, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Procrastination is common amongst women when it comes to taking care of their own health, but during October and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the time to take action is now. Fewer women are dying from breast cancer due to early detection, which is why the American Cancer Society recommends women 40 years and older […]

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Lived Experience Story | Tragedy of Suicide

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare December 22, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Fort HealthCare Guest Blog Post | Focus on Mental Health “My story is personal and painful. And though these events took place years ago, they remain fresh in my mind. I learned a lot about depressive disorders, suicidal tendencies, self-harm, and their signs. I have learned to be attentive to these signs. To not take […]

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Boost Your Immunity Through Prevention

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 2, 2020 0 Comments General Health

It’s the final week of Rock the Walk, so buckle up. We’re going to talk about viruses and bacteria. Understanding and appreciating our tiny friends can help make sense of the latest infection control recommendations. When it comes to your immunity, doing your part to keep germs away means your immune system has less work […]

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Boost Your Immunity With Stress Management

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 26, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 5 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this fifth week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on STRESS MANAGEMENT and its effects on immunity. Sometimes, a little stress can do wonders. It can wake you up, sharpen your senses and […]

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Boost Your Immunity With Less Alcohol

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 19, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 4 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this fourth week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on ALCOHOL and its effects on immunity. Most people would agree that 2020 has been a bit more stressful and uncertain than in past […]

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Importance of Mammograms

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 29, 2020 0 Comments General Health

There’s no doubt that having regular mammograms is the best way to detect breast cancer. However, you may be wondering when you should start having mammograms and how often you should have one. Talk to Your Doctor You should start by talking to your healthcare provider about when you should have a mammogram. When you […]

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Boosting Immunity with Sleep

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 28, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Welcome to Week 1 of our Rock the Walk 2020 Challenge! We’re all about boosting your immunity during this year’s challenge. For this first week of our wellness challenge, we’re focusing on rest and SLEEP. Sleep…everybody needs it! When you don’t get enough, it affects how you function when you’re awake, affecting your memory, concentration […]

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