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FAQs About Sleep and Your Health

Posted by: Eric DeWeese, MD   |   Friday, August 2, 2013   |   Back to Blog

As a physician specializing in sleep disorders, I often have the opportunity to talk with patients about their sleep health. I am sometimes surprised about the misconceptions out there about sleep. Here are accurate answers to some of the most common questions.

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Healthy + Focused = School Success

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Friday, July 26, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Summerís winding down and parents are scrambling to take inventory of what the kids need for school. As a mom to three, I understand this is a whirlwind time for families. Thatís why I put together this Back-to-School Health Checklist to help keep your little student healthy and well Ė all year long. 

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What You Can Do About Joint Pain

Posted by: Kyle Ritter, M.D.   |   Tuesday, July 16, 2013   |   Back to Blog

For active kids and adults, itís frustrating to be sidelined by aches and pains. Joint pain is a common complaint we see in patients. Depending on the cause of your joint pain, there are some things you can try at home to relieve soreness and swelling ...

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How to Grill Fruit

Posted by: Brenda Moeckly, RD   |   Wednesday, July 3, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Fruits contain natural sugars, making them a healthy sweet treat. Did you know that grilling fruits enhances their sweetness by caramelizing the sugars? Here is an overview of how to grill fruit and give a healthy twist to your next BBQ ...

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Finding the Right OB/GYN for You

Posted by: Michelle Fenoughty, M.D.   |   Friday, June 28, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Letís face it, women get to know their OB/GYN very well and often carry on intimate conversations with them. Selecting an OB/GYN is a big decision. There are many qualified physicians out there but finding the one that is the best fit for you is most important ...

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Little Angels Motorcycle Ride on June 29

Posted by: Sue Bogan   |   Saturday, June 22, 2013   |   Back to Blog

June 6, 2009, is a day that Mandie and Jerry Bergman will never forget. Their beautiful twins, Jerome Albert III and Grace Elizabeth, were born at 22 weeks. Jerome III was born at 1:16 p.m. and weighed 1 lb. 1.2 oz. Gracie was born at 6:27 p.m., weighing 1 lb. 0.8 oz. What is normally the happiest time of two parentsí lives ended up being their saddest with the deaths of their precious babies.

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Understanding Sleep Apnea

Posted by: Eric DeWeese, MD   |   Tuesday, June 18, 2013   |   Back to Blog

I often encounter patients whose spouses express concern about their loud snoring at night. While mild snoring is not unusual, loud snoring Ė especially when it is punctuated by periods of silence Ė may be a sign of a serious health problem called sleep apnea.

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7 Tips for a Successful (Tobacco) Quit

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Tuesday, June 11, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Millions of people have been successful in stopping tobacco use. YOU can be one of them! Itís NEVER too late! Here are some tips to help:

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Golfers: Improve Your Game and Prevent Injury

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Thursday, June 6, 2013   |   Back to Blog

The golf swing is one of the most complex movements in sports. It requires strength, flexibility, balance and coordination to move your body in three different directions while striking a small, stationary ball. If any part of your body is out of position during the swing, injury can occur ...

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How to Talk to Your Child About Their Weight

Posted by: Martha Rardin   |   Thursday, May 30, 2013   |   Back to Blog

When your child is overweight, beginning a discussion about healthy body weight and body image can be a difficult task. In this situation it is important to begin the discussion in a positive way, reinforcing your love and respect for your child ...

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