122017Dec
Blog: Silent Night?

Blog: Silent Night?

Does your partner keep you up half the night sounding like a bulldozer or a freight train? You aren’t alone.  Almost half of adult’s snore occasionally, and 25% snore regularly.  Occasional snoring is not dangerous, but chronic snoring may require medical attention.  Snoring can be stressful on a relationship and leave a bed partner fatigued,…

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282017Nov
Blog: Laughter is the Best Medicine

Blog: Laughter is the Best Medicine

Laughter is the best medicine. When was the last time YOU laughed? Why laughing is good for you: Laughing actually produces positive physical changes in your body that boost your health immediately and over the long term, according to the Mayo Clinic. For example, laughing: Releases endorphins and dopamine, which are feel-good hormones Relieves stress…

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212017Nov
Healthy Living: Knee Replacements Lasting Twice As Long at IRMC Physician Group Orthopedics

Healthy Living: Knee Replacements Lasting Twice As Long at IRMC Physician Group Orthopedics

IRMC Physician Group Orthopedics now performing innovative, custom total knee replacements. The new custom total knee replacements are unique to each individual patient and last twice as long as any other knee replacement option. We are using products from Smith & Nephew Orthopedics, such as the Visionaire custom cutting blocks and the Oxinium technology. The…

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172017Nov
Avoid Wrinkles in Your Date Night Plans with Dermatologist Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

Avoid Wrinkles in Your Date Night Plans with Dermatologist Yousuf Qureshi, M.D.

Have you heard the news? Botox is not just for women anymore. The wives of Brett Braun (Kate) and Nathan Kovalchick (Karen) watch as their husbands have their first “Brotox” procedure done by Harvard Medical School trained Dermatologist, Yousuf Qureshi, M.D. It took the wives some time to convince their husbands “this stuff really works!” You may…

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12017Nov
Blog: Harvest Your Healthy Family

Blog: Harvest Your Healthy Family

As the seasons change, Harvest A Healthy Family by finding ways to unite through wellness by invigorating daily routines of nutrition, exercise and living healthfully. A Latin poet once wrote “Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.” Wellness is about living healthfully, not because you have to, but because you love…

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232017Oct
Skeletons in Your Closet

Skeletons in Your Closet

Ever heard the expression, “skeletons in the closet?” Usually this denotes some deep, dark secret, but we are here to tell you that we all have skeletons in the closet when our family histories are concerned. It is important to realize that your family history can directly effect your health. Whether it be a history…

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192017Oct
Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t get fever phobia!  It’s hard to see your child suffer through a fever (also known as high temperature), and it can be difficult to determine whether your child requires a doctor’s visit or even a trip to the emergency room. Fevers themselves are generally not dangerous or harmful, but what causes high temperatures in…

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102017Oct
Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

National Chiropractic Health Month, sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), is observed nationwide every October. This year’s theme is “Back to Basics”, which focuses on the importance of overall health and injury prevention for maintaining a healthy spine. Approximately one quarter of US adults reported having low back pain lasting at least 1 day…

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