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What Diabetics Need to Know About Carbohydrates

Shawn Biwer, BSN, RN Shawn Biwer, BSN, RN February 8, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

Managing your diabetes can feel overwhelming, but it isn’t impossible. Understanding what carbohydrates are and how they affect your diabetes will make managing it a much simpler task. Here are the five most important things every person with diabetes needs to know about carbohydrates: What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates, or carbs, are one of the three […]

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Super Bowl Heart Healthy Snacks

Tiffany Tiffany January 31, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

Try These Heart Healthy Snacks For a Fun Super Bowl Time In my house, we have 3 seasons – Spring, Baseball and Football; which means that Super Bowl Sunday is the culmination of a lot of weeks of binge-watching pigskin and making snacks. On a side note, I do believe I heard my husband actually […]

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Winter Running Safety Tips

Amie Ramczyk Amie Ramczyk January 24, 2019 0 Comments General Health

It is that time of year when the temperature begins to drop and the days are shorter.  Because of this many people believe it means the morning and evening outdoor runs/walks need to come to an end.  This is very far from the truth, in my personal opinion; it is my favorite time of the […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 17, 2019 0 Comments General Health

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year. What’s more, 140,000 of those Americans – nearly 20 percent – die as a result of their strokes, and many stroke survivors develop long-term disabilities that cause problems with speech, movement, and their ability to think. […]

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Hand and Wrist Stretches for Computer and Smartphone Users

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 10, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Smartphones, computers and tablets have done wonders for productivity and connectivity. But daily use of these devices can cause you to make repetitive — and often awkward — hand and wrist movements that can sometimes result in pain or stiffness. If you are a frequent smartphone, computer, or tablet user, it is important to keep your hands […]

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Is it the Flu or a Stomach Bug?

Heidi Jennrich, APNP Heidi Jennrich, APNP January 3, 2019 0 Comments Pediatrics

Flu season is now upon us. But when you hear “flu,” do you think “stomach flu,” or influenza “flu?” Influenza “Flu” Virus Influenza is different from the “stomach flu.” Influenza is the high fever, body aches, horrible sore throat, decreased energy, massive headache, cough, congestion – and if you are so unlucky, you might also […]

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The Math of Weight Loss

James Martin, MD James Martin, MD December 27, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Losing weight has easy, hard, and really hard parts. Let’s start with the easy part: The math of weight loss. One pound of human fat tissue holds about 3,500 calories of energy. Calories are how we measure energy that our bodies use; it is also how we measure the energy stored in the food we […]

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3 Facts About Tinnitus

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. December 20, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Tinnitus occurs when you hear noises, called phantom sounds, even when there is no sound occurring around you. Phantom sounds can occur in either one or both ears; be extremely loud or very quiet; have low or high pitches; and can be continuous or come and go. Typical phantom sounds include hissing, ringing, buzzing, roaring, […]

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Preparing young sledders for the season

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare December 13, 2018 0 Comments General Health

It’s sledding season! Sledding is a winter tradition that seems pretty straightforward, right? You go to the top of a hill, sit on a sled and enjoy the fresh air on your face as you glide down. But, if you have ever been fallen off a sled mid-hill or endured a crash landing, you know […]

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We have Physical Therapy for That: Pelvic Pain

Anne Klug, PT Anne Klug, PT December 6, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Pelvic pain is pain in the lowest part of your abdomen and pelvis. Pelvic pain can sometimes radiate to your lower back, buttocks or thighs, vagina or testicles. It is most common in women but can still be a problem for men. Symptoms Depending on its source, pelvic pain can be: Dull or sharp Constant […]

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