Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

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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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is an important public health issue, so we wanted to bring awareness this month, which happens to be ‘National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.’  While suicide prevention is important to address year-round, suicide prevention awareness month provides a dedicated time to come together with collective passion and strength around a difficult topic. Suicidal thoughts, much…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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