242017Jul
Healthy Living:  Back Acne Prevention

Healthy Living: Back Acne Prevention

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States affecting more than 50 million people. Back acne is caused by the body producing excess oil due to rising hormone levels in the blood and dead skin cells that do not shed properly on the back. You can reduce back acne breakouts by: Wearing…

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172017Jul
Healthy Living:  Morning Sickness Tips

Healthy Living: Morning Sickness Tips

Morning sickness affects more than half of pregnant women due to elevated estrogen levels, low blood sugar, and a heightened sense of smell. Follow the tips below to minimize the symptoms of morning sickness. Receive plenty of sleep Get out of bed slowly Avoid eating fatty and/or spicy foods, as well as caffeine Eat smaller…

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122017Jul
News:  Open Interviews

News: Open Interviews

IRMC Physician Group will hold open interviews for licensed practical nurses and medical assistants! When:  Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location:  IRMC Administrative Annex, 640 Kolter Drive, Indiana, Pa.  15701 Please bring resume and complete online application at:  http://www.indianarmc.org/careers/current-opportunities/ (General…

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102017Jul
Healthy Living:  Sunscreen Tips

Healthy Living: Sunscreen Tips

Sunscreen keeps your skin safe from the sun and lowers the chance of getting pre-cancerous skin lesions, tumors, and melanoma. Follow the suggestions below to keep you and your loved ones safe from the sun. Apply sunscreen around every TWO hours Use sunscreens between SPF 15 to 150 Reapply more frequently after sweating or swimming…

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302017Jun
News:  4th of July Observance

News: 4th of July Observance

All IRMC Physician Group offices will be closed TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017, to observe Independence Day and will reopen WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017. From all of us at IPG, have a happy and safe Fourth of July!

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292017Jun
Healthy Living:  Vitamin D Deficiency

Healthy Living: Vitamin D Deficiency

Approximately one quarter of the United States is suffering from vitamin D deficiency from too much time spent indoors and poor diet. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin made when skin is exposed to sunlight. The vitamin helps maintain calcium metabolism, muscle health, the immune system, cell growth, heart health, and regulates blood pressure. You…

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262017Jun
News:  Ivy League to IRMC

News: Ivy League to IRMC

A Harvard Medical School graduate is bringing his passion, expertise, and abilities to Indiana Regional Medical Center Physician Group. Dr. Yousuf Qureshi, 30, of Manhasset, N.Y., is a board-certified dermatologist who followed in his mother’s footsteps to become a physician. “Growing up, she was always someone I looked up to,” Qureshi said. His mother, a…

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222017Jun
Healthy Living:  Sciatica Symptoms

Healthy Living: Sciatica Symptoms

Sciatica is an underlying medical condition that can originate from lumbar herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or spinal stenosis. Sciatica usually begins with leg pain in the lower back that travels through the buttocks toward the sciatic nerve in the legs. Common sciatica symptoms include: Constant leg pain in one side of the buttock…

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192017Jun
News:  Job Opportunities

News: Job Opportunities

IRMC Physician Group is accepting applications for: Certified Medical Assistants Licensed Practical Nurses Secretary Positions Call Center Representatives We have several full-time positions available, which include health benefits and competitive pay! If you’re interested, please apply online at http://irmcdocs.org/job-opportunities/.

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142017Jun
News:  Lab Testing Available in Carrolltown

News: Lab Testing Available in Carrolltown

IRMC Physician Group is now offering lab testing at Patton Family Medical Center in Carrolltown, Pa. Hours: Monday – Thursday:  6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Walk-ins accepted! Call 888-452-IRMC (4762) or 814-344-9234 to schedule an appointment.

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122017Jun
Healthy Living:  Diet Journals

Healthy Living: Diet Journals

Dieters who use diet journals and track their food intake typically lose the more weight and maintain a healthy weight for a longer time period than those who don’t. Typically, dieting and maintaining a food journal is not always easy. Although packaged foods are easy to read and list, diet journals become more difficult to…

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82017Jun
News:  The Wild Heart

News: The Wild Heart

Join IRMC Physician Group and Glenn Stutzman, nationally registered paramedic and IPG practice manager, for a free presentation about hunting, fishing, and your health! When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Time:  6:00 p.m. Where:  Triple Nickel Park, 555 Elm St., Indiana, Pa.  15701 If you would like to sign up or have additional questions, please call…

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