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June 3, 2019 | Happenings

June is Men’s Health Month

You’re probably aware Father’s Day occurs every year on the third Sunday in June. Did you know there’s another observance in June that’s also significant for men? June is Men’s Health Month. This is a great time to encourage Dad…

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May 30, 2019 | Happenings

Get a Jump on the Upcoming School Year

Back to school check ups & sports physicals Being a parent of school age children, you are no doubt familiar with all the requirements for school admission from year to year. One requirement by many middle and high schools is…

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May 20, 2019 | Health Advice

Lightning Facts: What You Need to Know

National Lightning Safety Awareness Week Facts and Safety Tips National Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 23-29. Let’s take a few minutes to review some lightning facts and discuss several lightning safety tips. Lightning Facts: What You Need to Know…

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May 20, 2019 | Happenings, Health Advice

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: 5 Things You Need to Know

Every June, advocates, volunteers, health professionals, caregivers, and family members come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and brain awareness. Supporters wear purple in solidarity for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia on The Longest Day, June 21.…

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May 20, 2019 | Giving Back, Patient Stories

Mission Work Makes a Lasting Impact

Dr. Druffner’s Mission Trip to East Africa: Written by Dr. Druffner Each year for the past eight years, I have traveled with my family to St. Luke’s hospital in a village within the South Pare mountains of Tanzania, in East…

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May 8, 2019 | Happenings

How Much Is Too Much? Avoid Overscheduling Your Kids This Summer

For modern parents, it’s easy to worry about giving our children the best chance at success. We’re surrounded with information about opportunities for kids, the risks of too much screen time, and the competitive world that they’ll face when they…

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April 23, 2019 | Happenings, Health Advice, Uncategorized

Raising happier kids and recognizing signs of childhood anxiety

When anxiety gets in the way of growing up healthy Let’s say you’re the next batter up in a championship baseball game and the bases are loaded. Your team’s down by one point and there are two outs. You sure…

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April 1, 2019 | Happenings, Health Advice

Cold or Flu: What Medications Should I Use?

With so many variables in life keeping us on our toes, one thing always remains a constant: cold and flu season. Every year when sickness falls upon us, we find ourselves trying to differentiate between which one we might have.…

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April 1, 2019 | Happenings, Health Advice

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol can reduce stress and make people feel more relaxed. Drinking is an activity that’s associated with holidays, celebrations, events and just about any time people are getting together. But drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence,…

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April 1, 2019 | Happenings, Health Advice

Healthy Kids Are Higher Achievers

Are we doing enough to make sure our kids are healthy, happy and doing their best? We help them with homework, teach them about good hygiene, share our values, morals and life lessons that we’ve learned over the years. To…

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