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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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How Yoga Can Improve Your Quality of Life

carriegarity carriegarity July 28, 2017 0 Comments General Health

After decades of running I knew I was losing flexibility and my knees and hips were especially stiff and achy after running. I started practicing yoga in my 40s, on a DVD. I quickly gained flexibility and strength, but there was something more about it that brought me to my yoga mat two or three times a […]

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Sneezing, Watery Eyes, Runny Nose or Sinus Congestion?

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS July 20, 2017 0 Comments General Health

If you’ve had sneezing, watery eyes, a runny nose or sinus congestion recently, you’re not alone! The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, reported that on July 12th, 2017, Madison Wisconsin (Data collected and reported by the University of Wisconsin Medical School), local weed and grass pollen levels were at moderate concentrations, while tree […]

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Work is making me FAT!

Tiffany Tiffany July 7, 2017 0 Comments General Health

“My job is making me fat!” Have you ever thought that work was a major culprit of the scale going the opposite direction than you’d like it to? Perhaps it’s all the sitting you do, or the cubicle friend who is always ordering in food (the good stuff, like pizza) or the stress of your […]

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Protect your hearing this summer

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. June 30, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Prevent hearing loss this summer! It’s important to note that many outdoor activities can lead to noise-induced hearing loss if you  are not careful. Many popular summer activities can be hazardous to our ears due to high decibel levels, bacteria, or other elements. Prolonged exposure to lawn mowers, power tools, motorized vehicles, sporting events, concerts, […]

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Protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes, ticks and other biting bugs

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS June 16, 2017 0 Comments Family Medicine

It’s that time of year again, the weather warm, we are wearing those shorts and warmer weather gear. If your plans include taking an evening walk, riding a bike or even planning a fun trip to the beach, here are a few things we all can do to avoid illness that might be carried by mosquitoes […]

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