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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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Keep up the fall fitness!

Tiffany Tiffany October 6, 2017 0 Comments General Health

TGIF and Happy Friday everyone! Fridays are a day filled with fun, excitement for the weekend, and for me—a day off of fitness classes. As a fitness instructor, I look forward to exercising, laughing with, and seeing all of my participants, and value all of the acquaintances I have made over the years.   As much […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 28, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Knowing your prostate health is important Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men after skin cancer. It’s also the second most deadly after lung cancer. The good news is that prostate cancer can be detected earlier than ever, when treatment is most likely to be effective. Unfortunately, prostate cancer does not offer […]

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All this talk about "Antibiotic Stewardship"... What's that mean?

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS September 22, 2017 0 Comments General Health

What the heck is “Antibiotic Stewardship?” So you may have been hearing more and more about antibiotic and antimicrobial stewardship, or even heard a few news groups talk about antibiotic resistance. The topic of antibiotic stewardship was even discussed by the White House, who convened a Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship in 2015, bringing together key […]

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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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Frosty Rock Event!

Tiffany Tiffany September 7, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Complete details of the annual Frosty Rock Event Happy (almost) Fall Ya’ll! Waking up these cool mornings has made me, *sigh* realize that Fall is indeed coming, and I’m forever grateful that I have a wicked-good heater in my car for my morning work commute. Before you stop reading because you think I’m some sort […]

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Five things new moms should know about breastfeeding

Beverly Haferman RN, LC Beverly Haferman RN, LC August 24, 2017 0 Comments Obstetrics

When you are having a baby, you are faced with many questions which can seem overwhelming.  One of the most important is, how you are going to feed your baby? All governing health agencies recommend breastfeeding as the best form of nutrition for your baby, and so does Fort HealthCare. Of course, the transition to breastfeeding is […]

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Helpful Tips To Watch The Solar Eclipse

Amanda Cheek O.D. Amanda Cheek O.D. August 18, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Safety is key when enjoying a solar eclipse We have been told since childhood not to look at the sun. Unfortunately, on August 21st, that’s exactly what we will be doing when watching the solar eclipse.  The back of the eye, called the retina, can be permanently damaged, resulting in vision loss due to the […]

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Getting Your Children Vaccinated

Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN August 10, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Vaccines are the best way to protect your child’s health   As you are making your back-to-school checklist for your preteen, we encourage you to make sure your sons and daughters get all the vaccines that are required/recommended for them. Schedule your child’s appointment today to ensure they are up-to-date on the vaccines they need. […]

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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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