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Taking Concussions Seriously is a No-Brainer

Julia Neppl PT, LAT Julia Neppl PT, LAT August 15, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

The school bells will be ringing soon and your children will be back in the classroom. As your kids return to the fields or courts for another sports season, it is important to remember how to protect your kids, especially from concussions. Symptoms Sometimes it can be hard to tell if someone is suffering from […]

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Sunburn Treatment for Pain Free Summer

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare June 14, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

Summer is finally here! So you lost track of time, forgot to reapply your sunscreen, fell asleep in a comfy deck chair at the Aquatic Center – that happens to the many of us every now and then. And a painful sunburn is the price we pay. Years ago, sunburns were treated by rubbing butter onto […]

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When do I use MyCompass messaging vs. e+Care?

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare May 22, 2019 0 Comments Family Medicine

Fort HealthCare offers more convenient ways for you to message your healthcare team and have more access to care when you need it through our online care options. Depending upon what you or a family member is experiencing, this information will hopefully help you choose which option is best for your needs. Patient Portal Fort […]

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How speech-language therapy can help people of all ages

Abbie Krueger Abbie Krueger October 18, 2018 0 Comments Family Medicine

Speech-Language Pathologists, or SLPs, work with people who have speech, language, thinking, and swallowing problems. Speech therapy often involves strengthening and retraining the muscle groups involved in speech and swallowing, making the treatment for related conditions rehabilitative. Our speech therapists are specially-trained in the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, issues with cognition, and communication – […]

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Mammograms For Early Detection

Tammie Turley, RN Tammie Turley, RN September 27, 2018 0 Comments Family Medicine

Mammograms are an important breast cancer screening tool for women. The National Breast Cancer Foundation estimates over 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year. One in eight women either currently has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and eight out of nine women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family […]

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4 Reasons Well Child Checkups Are Still Important for Older Kids

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare August 30, 2018 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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How much sun is too much sun?

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS June 6, 2018 0 Comments Family Medicine

Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Risk The Surgeon General of the United States recently published a “Call to Action” published on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services site, discussing the health risks associated with skin cancer. The report identified that melanoma was linked to the largest number of skin cancer deaths in the […]

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

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS May 2, 2018 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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Athletic trainers are one of the first lines of defense when it comes to sports-related skin infections

Kim Beggs, LAT Kim Beggs, LAT January 25, 2017 0 Comments Family Medicine

We are in the middle of the high school wrestling season. The wrestling season can be a busy time for licensed athletic trainers (LATs). Due to the amount of physical contact between athletes, wrestling is the most common sport for skin conditions to occur. LATs are one of the first lines of defense when it […]

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Move it to Lose it!

Heidi Jennrich, APNP Heidi Jennrich, APNP January 2, 2017 0 Comments Family Medicine

I have been working in pediatrics for over 15 years. In this time, I have seen a great need to improve the health of families both in nutrition and exercise. We are feeding our children, but is it the best nutrition for their bodies? Our goal at Fort HealthCare’s pediatric clinic is to care for […]

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