132018Dec
Recipe: Almond Snowballs

Recipe: Almond Snowballs

(Healthy) Almond Snowballs Not sure what dessert to take to that holiday party you got invited to? Or maybe you want to leave a new kind of cookie for Santa? Try healthy almond snowballs! Not only do they look good, but they taste good too. And at 64 calories per cookie, you’ll feel much better…

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112018Dec
Blog: Is Your Holiday Spirit Struggling?

Blog: Is Your Holiday Spirit Struggling?

We all love the holiday season – right? The whirlwind, the food, the parties, the gifts, the decorations – or (can it be) maybe we don’t always love the holidays? Sometimes it’s all just too much. Too much money spent, too little sleep, too many expectations, and too many calories! According to the National Mental…

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292018Nov
Blog: COPD and Cardiovascular Disease, Are You at Risk?

Blog: COPD and Cardiovascular Disease, Are You at Risk?

If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you should be aware that you are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. COPD and heart disease share risk factors (age and smoking are the biggest two) and symptoms, espe­cially shortness of breath. COPD and atherosclerosis (disease of the artery walls) are both associated with inflammation…

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152018Nov
Healthy Living: Pumpkin Pie Dip

Healthy Living: Pumpkin Pie Dip

The holidays can be a busy (and sometimes stressful) time. You don’t have to shy away from all the treats you love, but be sure to do so in moderation. Here is a quick, easy and healthy alternative to pumpkin pie, without the carb-heavy crust! This recipe takes no more than ten minutes – and it…

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102018Oct
Blog: Breast Cancer Awareness

Blog: Breast Cancer Awareness

Although breast cancer is a scary reality for some women, fear and misinformation drive many women to conduct “search and destroy” missions on their breasts. The reality is that most women will not die from breast cancer. Furthermore, improved treatment options (many of which have fewer side effects and are better targeted toward just the…

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132018Sep
Blog: Get Your Flu Shot

Blog: Get Your Flu Shot

It’s almost Fall, and health officials are beginning their yearly push to convince everyone to get the latest version of the flu shot. You may be wondering, “is it really important to get the flu shot and is it worth the hassle?” Every doctor or nurse will tell you “yes,” but you might still have…

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112018Sep
News: Welcome Dr. Jonathan Scholl!

News: Welcome Dr. Jonathan Scholl!

IRMC Physician Group is pleased to announce that we are expanding our service lines and would like to introduce Jonathan Scholl, M.D. Dr. Jonathan Scholl is a pain management specialist and a Pittsburgh, PA native, who received his undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University, where he also completed a Masters of Science in Healthcare Policy…

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282018Aug
Blog: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Fat

Blog: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Fat

If you want to be healthy, you don’t have time for the serious health consequences associated with being overweight. With a sharp rise in prevalence in recent years, obesity is perhaps the most talked about health condition in the United States… but why? More than a third of American adults are obese, and obesity contributes…

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62018Aug
Blog: Medication Therapy Management

Blog: Medication Therapy Management

Taking your medications correctly can sometimes be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be! IRMC Physician Group has collaborated with a local pharmacy to help you. Medical Therapy Management or more commonly referred to as MTM is a free service offered to any IRMC Physician Group patient who qualifies. So, how does it work? MTM…

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