• Amanda Mishler, PA-C, Answers How You Can Find the Right Primary Care Doctor

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    For lifelong health, it’s important to build a relationship with a primary care provider you can trust. Amanda Mishler, certified physician assistant (PA-C) in family medicine, offers quick advice on finding the right fit for you. Our doctors and providers will make time for you....

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  • The Health Benefits of Enjoying Local Nature

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    A quick walk outdoors or a few moments spent sitting in the sun can be a shortcut to feeling better quickly. In fact, time spent outside is so beneficial to our overall health that doctors are starting to give patients “nature prescriptions”, a specific amount of time the doctor ...

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  • Caring for You When You Leave the Hospital

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    How can a good care transition team make a difference for hospitalized patients? While a hospital stay can be a stressful event, leaving the hospital can also feel overwhelming. The transition to home can be particularly challenging as patients and their families take over the re...

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  • Andrew Kepplinger, DO, on Virtual Health Care Visits

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    The pandemic changed a lot—including how people can visit their doctor. Andrew Kepplinger, DO, internal medicine physician, explains how you can see him for certain health issues without even having to leave your home. Our primary care providers schedule virtual visits when it’s ...

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  • Spring Sports: Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

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    As the warm spring weather coaxes people to lace up their running shoes or break out their baseball gloves, it ’ s important to take steps to prevent common sports injuries like sprains, strains, dislocations or bone fractures.  “ Injuries are part of playing sports,'' says ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    Sleep plays a crucial role in our overall health and quality of life, which is why it ’ s critical to catch and address any conditions that disrupt our sleep. One of the most common sleep disturbances is a potentially serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea or OSA. ...

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  • Why Younger Adults Need Primary Care Physicians

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    Nearly half of millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1996, do not have an established relationship with a go-to doctor. A recent survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 45% of adults age 18 to 29 reported having no primary care physician.  Stu...

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  • Social Media Tips for Parents

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    Most of us think we “get” social media, but when it comes to our children, how much do we really know about YouTube Kids, Snapchat and TikTok? “Social media literacy is so important,” said Betsy Beckman, MD, pediatrician with Holland Hospital Pediatrics & Internal Medicine . ...

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  • Quick Postpartum Tips from Boven Birth Center

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    Giving birth is a life-changing event. Newborn babies require an incredible amount of time and attention. It can be easy for new mothers to forget the importance of taking care of themselves, too. At the Boven Birth Center, the care team knows they do not have just one patient, b...

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  • Breakthrough Treatment for Lung Clots Available Right Here

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    Most of us probably take blood clotting for granted. But when a blood clot doesn’t dissolve, it can become dangerous—sometimes even deadly. While you can develop a blood clot in just about any blood vessel in your body, clots are most likely to affect one of your legs, resulting ...

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