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Make 2018 your year for "Quitting Sitting"

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 5, 2018 0 Comments General Health

As the New Year begins, most people like to make a “New Year’s Resolution.” Why not make yours “Quitting Sitting?” Most American adults spend up to eight hours sitting a day and everyone knows that sitting behind a computer all day can get a little drawn out day after day. What most people do not know […]

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Don't Let SAD Darken Your Mood

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare December 14, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Winter can bring about changes in our behavioral health When winter approaches, do you glide into a gloomy mood? Do you crave starchy foods? Do you sleep more and notice changes in your energy level? If the shifting seasons seem to affect you this way, then you might have SAD. Dark Moods and Other Symptoms […]

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Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 16, 2017 0 Comments General Health

10 Signs To Know For Early Detection As we get older in life, our memory often changes. But memory loss that interrupts our lives is not a typical part of aging. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which is a slow decline in memory. Alzheimer’s disease is a fatal disorder that results in the loss […]

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Better Health for Women All Year Round

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 20, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October serves as an annual reminder for women to pay attention to our health. But breast cancer is not the only major disease that threatens us. Heart disease and diabetes are also serious concerns that women should pay attention to for better health 365 days a year. The statistics are staggering: In […]

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Fall Prevention Event!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 14, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Complete details of the Fall Prevention collaboration Did you know, that one in four Americans over the age of 65 fall down every year? However, falling is not a normal part of aging. Every older adult has the power to prevent a fall. On September 22nd, 2017, Fort HealthCare will join with the National Council on Aging […]

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Choosing a Primary Care Physician

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare August 3, 2017 0 Comments Primary Care

Primary Care is a key to good health We may start to ask ourselves, “Could I be feeling better? Should I be taking proactive steps in bettering my personal health?” Choosing your medical provider can be a very personal choice that has long-lasting implications for you and your family members. Fort HealthCare encourages you to […]

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Experience stress relief through gardening

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare April 13, 2017 0 Comments General Health

April is Stress Awareness Month, and also a time when we experience warmer temperatures and see green things growing where empty branches or snowbanks used to be. Stress awareness should receive continuous attention, but we take the time to focus on ways to improve our health with the different health observation months that come along. To […]

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A healthy snack—when your munchkins have the munchies!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare March 30, 2017 0 Comments Nutrition

With childhood obesity rates where they are, it’s important to teach your kids how to make healthy choices, and what better way than to teach them to make nutritious snacks that are easy and delicious! The first step is setting aside a low cabinet or low refrigerator shelf where kids can access food to make snacks […]

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Having a healthful holiday season

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare December 15, 2016 0 Comments General Health

For most people, the holiday season is filled with friends, family, fun, and of course – food. The variety of elaborate once-a-year entrees, delectable desserts, and eggnog can be difficult to avoid – and can wreak havoc on your eating regimen, especially if you are watching your calorie intake. Here are some helpful tips and […]

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Antibiotics are not for all illnesses

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 30, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

When you or your child is not feeling well, the impulse to get a prescription for an antibiotic – quickly! – seems like the best course of action, offering the most immediate relief for illnesses. Many of us have grown up believing antibiotics are a “cure-all,” having experienced success when using them in the past. […]

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