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What is a Medicare Wellness Visit?

Why schedule? Your Medicare Wellness Visit gives you and your provider the opportunity to discuss short and long-term steps to prevent disease, improve your health and stay well. Don’t delay, schedule your appointment today. Schedule…

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The Benefits of Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a is a neurodegenerative disorder, which over time affects a person’s speech and movement. The disease typically affects individuals 60 years of age and older, and it’s commonly associated with severe shaking…

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Could That Pain Be Arthritis?

Could That Pain Be Arthritis? Can you feel the impending rain in your old football injury? Perhaps you experience a dull, throbbing pain in your hip when you wake up. Your hand may be consistently…

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Preventative Care: Putting Your Health First

There are many reasons we make appointments to see our doctors. While some adults only go to the doctor when we are experiencing a problem, the prospect of establishing a routine of annual visits with…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Take Action: Fight the Flu

This month on HealthCurrents we discuss flu symptoms and prevention. As #FluFighters, we truly care about protecting our patients and ourselves from the spread of flu viruses every season. Washing hands often, covering coughs/sneezes and…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Alzheimer’s: Signs & Symptoms

Alzheimer’s: Signs & Symptoms Over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to triple by 2050. This year alone, the cost for caring with those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is…

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How migraine and mini stroke affect stroke risk

Stroke symptoms can be deceivingly similar to symptoms of other neurological conditions. From vision problems and nausea to severe headaches and sound sensitivity, how can you know whether your symptoms are fleeting…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Stroke: Every Second Counts

For someone suffering a stroke, time is critical. The sooner you are diagnosed, assessed and receive treatment, the less damage will occur. This month on HealthCurrents we speak with Dr. Bruce Dodt about the symptoms…

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