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    Dr. Meagan Vermeulen

    Unless you are allergic to the venom of bees, wasps, or hornets, you probably won’t need to see your family…

  • “Why do I smoke?" Quiz

    Take this quiz to gain some insight on why you smoke. Then, use that information to help you quit.

  • "Do I Want to Quit?" Quiz

    Learn how you feel about smoking and how you can use this information to help you quit.

  • 2019 Measles Outbreak

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    An abdominal ultrasound is used to diagnose injuries to the abdomen and unexplained abdominal pain. It’s the primary test to…

  • Accessing Care in Rural Communities

    Most of us can find a doctor or a hospital nearby. Rural residents struggle to find health care in their towns and counties. Some people have to drive an hour or more to find the nearest doctor or hospital. There are other barriers, too

  • Accessing Your Community’s Social Services

    Sometimes, life’s challenges force us to seek help. Whether it’s illness, joblessness, homelessness, or natural disasters, social service agencies can help. There are government and charitable agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. They are designed to provide medical and financial

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    Isotretinoin is a medicine used to treat very bad acne. It is usually used for cystic acne that did not…

  • Added Sugar: What You Need To Know

    Sugar provides energy to your body, but does not have other nutritional value. Learn why and how you should limit…

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    Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide…

  • Adult vaccinations

    Just because you’re grown doesn’t mean you’re immune from certain illnesses. Vaccinations are important in staying healthy as an adult. Adults aren't good about getting vaccinated. Many adults don’t know they need adult vaccines. Path to improved well being

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    Learn how to create advance directives, such as living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and do not…

  • After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    After 40, women experience changes in their nutrition and metabolism, due to decreased hormones, reduced activity level, and medical…

  • After 50: Nutritional Needs

    Nutritional needs change as we age. After age 50, choose food and drinks wisely for your gender, health, and activity…

  • After Cancer Treatment

    Learn what you can expect after your cancer treatment is over, including follow-up appointments, diet changes, and emotional reactions.

  • Air Pollution

    Outdoor air pollution is a mix of gases and toxic particles that fill the air we breathe. It occurs in…

  • Air Travel Health Tips

    Information about how to make your air travel safer and healthier.Whether you’re new to flying or have your wings, air…

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

    Learn about alcohol withdrawal syndrome and what you can do to help manage it.

  • Allergy Shots: Could They Help Your Allergies?

    Allergy shots, or allergen immunotherapy, are a type of treatment to relieve chronic allergy symptoms, such as pollen, mold, or…

  • Anger Management Issues in Children

    Anger is a natural emotion for everyone, but it can be confusing for kids. Learn how to recognize, manage, and…