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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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Join Us for "Walk With A Doc" for Better Health

Bret Hunt, MD Bret Hunt, MD May 30, 2017 0 Comments General Health

What if I told you that there was a miracle treatment that, when used for 30 minutes a day, could improve the symptoms of whatever disease you suffer from? Would you be interested? What if I further told you that this treatment was completely free, did not require an appointment, and could be obtained right […]

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Stroke Awareness and Heart Health

webadmin webadmin May 18, 2017 0 Comments General Health

We quite often hear that we should all be making our heart health a priority. I don’t think anyone would object to this notion, as keeping our hearts beating is what keeps us alive. But what exactly is heart health, and how does it relate to stroke prevention? Heart health is taking the proper lifestyle […]

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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. May 8, 2017 0 Comments General Health

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, an annual occasion designed to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. Originally created in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), in 1986 President Reagan issued a formal proclamation designating May as the official month to heighten public awareness about hearing loss and speech disorders. The goal of […]

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Speech Kidz - Summer Enrichment Program

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger May 5, 2017 0 Comments General Health

I’m very excited to announce that Speech Kidz – our Speech & Language Summer Enrichment Program – is returning for this summer! Language Disorders in Children Most infants or toddler can understand what you’re saying well before they can clearly talk. As they mature and their communication skills develop, most children learn how to put […]

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Experience stress relief through gardening

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare April 13, 2017 0 Comments General Health

April is Stress Awareness Month, and also a time when we experience warmer temperatures and see green things growing where empty branches or snowbanks used to be. Stress awareness should receive continuous attention, but we take the time to focus on ways to improve our health with the different health observation months that come along. To […]

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