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Check-Up: How to Handle Time Change

Oct 29, 2018
Learn some ways to help you better adjust to time change to avoid losing sleep.

Check-Up: Prostate Health

Oct 15, 2018
Middle aged men and those with a family history of prostate cancer should consider screenings.

Check-Up: Treating Anxiety Without Medication

Sep 25, 2018
Southwestern Medical Clinic counselor, Meredith Sheldon, MA, LLPC shares some important ways to combat the effects of anxiety without the use of medication.

Check-Up: Is Hip Surgery For You?

Sep 24, 2018
Are you a candidate for hip replacement surgery? You may be surprised to learn that it's more than just joint pain that may qualify you for surgery.

Check-Up: Nutritional Supplement Safety

Sep 20, 2018
Family medicine provider, Elizabeth Egle, MD, shares some important facts about nutritional supplements and how they may impact your health.

Check Up: Preventing Bone Loss

Sep 19, 2018
Lakeland Primary Care, St. Joseph family medicine provider, Deanna rucano, FNP, has some advice for keeping your bones healthy.

Check-Up: Is Whitecoat Hypertension Real?

Sep 06, 2018
Whitecoat Hypertension can affect your medical readings when you visit the doctor's office. Audrey Carrier, Do, explains how providers make sure your results are real and not part of a long-term problem.

Check-Up: Detecting Skin Cancer

Sep 06, 2018
Family medicine provider, Deanna Rucano, FNP, shares some ways you can detect skin cancer with the naked eye.

Check-Up: Sprain vs. Rupture

Sep 05, 2018
Whether you’re an elite athlete or a “weekend warrior,” sports injuries happen.

Check-Up: How Sickness Affects Blood Sugar

Sep 04, 2018
A diabetes educator explains the main ways diabetics can control their levels when they are feeling under the weather.

Check-Up: Adult Immunizations

Aug 27, 2018
Adults need immunizations just like children do. Family medicine physician, Alexander Hinckley, DO, shares a list of common boosters.

Check-Up: Preparing for College

Aug 21, 2018
Family medicine physician, Elizabeth Egle, MD, reviews a list of must-haves as teens everywhere head into the dorms.

Check-Up: Coping with Childhood Anxiety

Aug 20, 2018
Childhood anxiety can present itself a many ways. Counselor, Meredith Sheldon, MA, LLPC, shares what to look for.

Check-Up: Preparing for Pregnancy

Aug 15, 2018
Healthy weight, blood pressure, and age are all importance considerations when a woman is thinking about getting pregnant.

Check-Up: Healthy Habits at the Fair

Aug 13, 2018
Family medicine provider, Roxanne Wolfram, DNP, explains why it's so important to wash your hands after visiting the livestock exhibits at the fair.

Getting to the Bottom of GERD

Aug 08, 2018
GERD occurs when our bodies cannot prevent acid from washing up into the esophagus.

Check-Up: Sports Dehydration in Children

Aug 03, 2018
Family medicine physician, Daniel Benson, DO, outlines common warning signs for dehydration.

Check-Up: Ticks & Lyme Disease

Jul 25, 2018
Family medicine provider, Elizabeth Egle, MD, shares some tips on how to avoid tick bites, and what you need to look for if you do find one on your body.

Flat Feet? Lift Your Sole

Jul 18, 2018
Flat feet happens in four stages and each may require a different treatment option.

Check-Up: Travel Health

Jul 02, 2018
Family Medicine provider Daniel Benson, DO, shares his travel health checklist in this Lakeland Health check-up.
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