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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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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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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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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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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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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News:  Welcome Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

News: Welcome Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

Please welcome IRMC Physician Group dermatologist, Yousuf Qureshi, M.D. Dr. Yousuf Qureshi is a board-certified dermatologist from Manhasset, N.Y., who received his bachelor’s degree in human biology from Brown University in Providence, R.I., and earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. After graduating from Harvard Medical School, he completed an internal…

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Healthy Living:  Sclerotherapy

Healthy Living: Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a procedure performed by a vascular surgeon to treat spider veins and varicose veins. A vascular surgeon performing sclerotherapy utilizes a small needle to inject a salt solution into the visibly affected veins. After the solution is injected, the treated veins turn into scar tissue, which make the affected veins less visible. During…

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