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Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 16, 2017 0 Comments General Health

10 Signs To Know For Early Detection As we get older in life, our memory often changes. But memory loss that interrupts our lives is not a typical part of aging. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which is a slow decline in memory. Alzheimer’s disease is a fatal disorder that results in the loss […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month

Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE November 9, 2017 0 Comments General Health

National Diabetes Month is observed every November so there is at least one time of year when individuals and health professionals can focus their attention on the seriousness and prevalence of diabetes as a chronic health condition among our entire population. For those individuals affected by diabetes, it is not something that is only managed […]

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Family Fitness Fun!

Tiffany Tiffany October 27, 2017 0 Comments General Health

  Are you ready to get your heart pumping with family and friends? Hey everybody! My name is Tiffany Pernat and I’m one of the fitness instructors teaching our Family Fitness Fun Classes. We’re going to be moving and grooving on Tuesdays from November 7th – 28th. Each class with be $17 per family. These […]

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Better Health for Women All Year Round

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 20, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October serves as an annual reminder for women to pay attention to our health. But breast cancer is not the only major disease that threatens us. Heart disease and diabetes are also serious concerns that women should pay attention to for better health 365 days a year. The statistics are staggering: In […]

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Keep up the fall fitness!

Tiffany Tiffany October 6, 2017 0 Comments General Health

TGIF and Happy Friday everyone! Fridays are a day filled with fun, excitement for the weekend, and for me—a day off of fitness classes. As a fitness instructor, I look forward to exercising, laughing with, and seeing all of my participants, and value all of the acquaintances I have made over the years.   As much […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 28, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Knowing your prostate health is important Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men after skin cancer. It’s also the second most deadly after lung cancer. The good news is that prostate cancer can be detected earlier than ever, when treatment is most likely to be effective. Unfortunately, prostate cancer does not offer […]

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All this talk about "Antibiotic Stewardship"... What's that mean?

Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS September 22, 2017 0 Comments General Health

What the heck is “Antibiotic Stewardship?” So you may have been hearing more and more about antibiotic and antimicrobial stewardship, or even heard a few news groups talk about antibiotic resistance. The topic of antibiotic stewardship was even discussed by the White House, who convened a Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship in 2015, bringing together key […]

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Fall Prevention Event!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 14, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Complete details of the Fall Prevention collaboration Did you know, that one in four Americans over the age of 65 fall down every year? However, falling is not a normal part of aging. Every older adult has the power to prevent a fall. On September 22nd, 2017, Fort HealthCare will join with the National Council on Aging […]

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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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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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