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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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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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Athletic Training Month 2022

Schoos Elizabeth Schoos Elizabeth March 21, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Where do you find an Athletic Trainer? Everywhere.   If ever there was a profession that could be defined by “Providing Health Care Everywhere” it’s Athletic Training. In a gym. On a football field. In a classroom. On a stage. In a clinic. Athletic Trainers are everywhere you expect them to be and some places […]

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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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