Archive | September, 2013

Reaching Your Recommended Calcium Intake

It’s one of the most important ways to maintain bone health and even help prevent osteoporosis–but how can you ensure you are getting enough calcium each day? Although women and young girls especially benefit from calcium, everyone needs it.  The Office of Dietary Supplements says adults ages 19-50 should be consuming at least 1,000 mg […]

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Flu Shots Now Available

Don’t forget to get a flu shot! We now have flu shots available in our Primary Care clinics. For a full list of clinics by location, click here. Call today for your appointment!    

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Why Immunizations are Important

Do you remember getting chickenpox as a child? I do, and I was recently telling my children about my experience of being sick with chickenpox when I was a child. They stared at me blankly, because they have had the Varicella vaccine and have not had the chickenpox. I’m so glad for them! They will […]

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Healthier Habits for Families On-the-Go

You’ve probably heard your kids should eat more vegetables and eat less fast food and processed food. You’ve probably heard your kids should watch less TV and be more active and get more exercise. You’ve also probably heard your kids should get more sleep. But because they need to be more active, they have gymnastics […]

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Tips for Healthier Kids!

23,000,000. That is the number of US children and teens who are overweight or obese. That is the number of US children who have an early risk of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or stroke. That number represents almost 1/3 of US children. That number is an epidemic. That number can […]

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