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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 3

Tiffany Tiffany May 14, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome back! We’re almost to that midway point of the challenge—this is a great point to reflect on what you are proud of from the last few weeks, and also, what you would like to accomplish for the 2nd half of the challenge. Maybe you’re thinking that this is a good point to be adding […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 2

Tiffany Tiffany May 7, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Welcome back, everyone! Week 2! I bet you are feeling great from starting your first week of this challenge, and hopefully you have started experiencing the GREAT benefits of exercise—such as feeling stronger, more energy, better sleep, clothes fitting a bit better and even the scale number moving. Week 2’s topic is an important one, […]

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Spring Into Summer with Clean Hearing Aids

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. April 29, 2021 0 Comments Audiology

Have you ever thought about cleaning your hearing aids? Regular clean and checks are the best way to preserve your important investment. Regular maintenance can help extend the life of your hearing aids, and is a must considering the conditions they are exposed to on a regular basis. Moisture, heat, earwax and dirt can all […]

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"Make Each Step Count" Community Challenge - Week 1

Tiffany Tiffany April 28, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Hello everyone! Welcome to the 2021 “Make Each Step Count” Challenge—we hope you’re ready for some steppin’, movin’ and groovin’ throughout these 6 weeks, and have the opportunity to have fun while you’re at it. Throughout these 6 weeks, we’ll be doing various blogs on the different weekly topics, and hopefully you’re able to find […]

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Steps To Better Your Heart Health

Tiffany Tiffany February 14, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Check out these steps to ensure you’re making heart health a top priority in your life From a young age, we know that our hearts are an important organ in our body. Hearts have the vital role of pumping blood to the different parts of our body. Without our heart, well, it wouldn’t be good. […]

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Emergency Use Authorization | COVID-19 Vaccine

Anthony Knutson, Pharmacy Resident Anthony Knutson, Pharmacy Resident January 7, 2021 0 Comments General Health

Emergency Use Authorization Exciting news is coming from the COVID-19 frontlines! We now have two vaccines that have been given Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). What does EUA mean? An EUA is a way for the FDA (the governing body in the United States that approves drugs and vaccines […]

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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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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Making and Keeping Your Resolutions for 2021

Traci Wilson Traci Wilson December 21, 2020 0 Comments General Health

The definition of resolution, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “the act or process of resolving.” If you are like me and take life a little less serious on occasion, then you may appreciate one of the top three definitions of New Year’s resolution from the Urban Dictionary. The things you promise yourself you will […]

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Slimdown Wellness Challenge | Progress Not Perfection

Tiffany Tiffany December 14, 2020 0 Comments General Health

Happy Week 5 of the challenge, everyone! Can you believe we’re a little over 1 week away from 2021?! I look back on 2020 and in one thought I think “this was the fastest year ever” and the next thought I think “what are you talking about?! I feel like I’ve lived 47 lifetimes in […]

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An Introduction to Understanding Opioid Misuse and Addiction: Part 2

Tyler Prickette PharmD Tyler Prickette PharmD December 9, 2020 0 Comments General Health

In our last post, we focused primarily on what opioid pain relievers are, their side effects, and examples of these medications. Opioids are in our news and on social media more recently because of the unintended consequences of misuse and addiction.  Today, I’d like to focus on understanding how use of opioids can lead to […]

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