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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Christine Chuppa, MD Christine Chuppa, MD August 31, 2022 0 Comments General Health

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is rare but often goes undetected. Because there are currently no general screening tests available, it’s important to pay attention to your body and understand risk factors. According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), it is the number one cause of death from gynecologic […]

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COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Sierra Kuehl Sierra Kuehl July 19, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Although there are many different measures in place to protect us from the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, the fight is not over yet. Viruses are constantly changing or mutating their genes, which can result in new variants of the same virus. Some variants spread more quickly than others, leading to an increase in cases […]

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July is National Sarcoma Awareness Month

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

July is National Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sarcoma cancer’s are an uncommon and rare group of cells, which arise in bones, connective tissues, fat and muscle. They can affect almost any part of the body, inside or out. The main regions that Sarcoma Cancer cells typically affect, include the arms, legs and trunk area. Sarcoma cancer’s […]

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Digital Detox: Reducing Screen Time

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare June 30, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Screen Time Has Been On A Steady Rise Over The Years Screens are in our cars, scattered throughout shopping centers, and even found at gas pumps – there are screens everywhere. Since the pandemic, screen time has increased even more. More people are working from home, which can weaken the boundaries between work life and […]

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Back To School Vaccinations

Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN Toni Zastrow, RN, BSN, NCSN June 22, 2022 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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Eating a Brain Healthy Diet

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare June 16, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Did you know that what you eat can impact your brain? There are a few key aspects of eating that can have significant impact on keeping your brain healthy and reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Spice up your life Many herbs and spices such as turmeric, cinnamon, and ginger are packed with antioxidants that […]

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Fend off Brain Fog with Healthy Habits

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare June 10, 2022 0 Comments General Health

“Brain fog” is a term used for certain symptoms that can affect your ability to think. You may feel confused, disorganized, or find it hard to focus or put your thoughts into words. Many of these symptoms can be prevented or improved by making healthier lifestyle choices. Stay Mentally Fit Mental fitness is just as […]

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June is National Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

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

Every June, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month is observed, as a way to spread the word about and discuss Alzheimer’s disease and other brain health diseases. Worldwide, more than 55 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Throughout the month, the Alzheimer’s Association encourages people to support the movement by wearing purple and […]

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Maximize the Benefits of Your Hearing Devices

Kimberly Knudsen, CCC-A, Au.D. Kimberly Knudsen, CCC-A, Au.D. May 18, 2022 0 Comments General Health

To maximize the benefits you receive from wearing hearing devices, follow these hearing health and maintenance guidelines. Maintaining Your Hearing Health 1. We recommend you have an audiogram every two years to determine if your hearing devices should be reprogrammed to compensate for any additional loss. 2. Wear your hearing devices daily to allow your […]

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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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