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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52018Jul
Blog: Is Your Thyroid Causing Weight Gain?

Blog: Is Your Thyroid Causing Weight Gain?

It’s been said that the groundwork to all happiness is health. In an honest evaluation of your lifestyle, are you: Eating well? Exercising daily? Sleeping 7-8 hours each night? Visiting your physician for routine check-ups? If you answered yes to most of these questions but still find yourself gaining weight, your thyroid may be to…

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32018Jul
Blog: Mole Mystery

Blog: Mole Mystery

Are you seeing spots?  The average person has between 10 and 40 moles, though the number can vary drastically.  The number of moles that you have can change throughout your life, as new moles can develop and some may disappear as you age.  You can develop moles almost anywhere on your body, including your scalp…

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282018Jun
Blog: Think Before You Ink

Blog: Think Before You Ink

Permanent tattoos are created by injecting colored ink below the surface of the skin. While it is true that tattoos can be removed, usually through laser removal, it is expensive and painful. The laser removal may also not be able to completely remove the tattoo, so it’s important to think before you ink. What are…

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