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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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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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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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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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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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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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Diabetes awareness every day

Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE November 10, 2016 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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