Primary Care

Primary Care Providers Help Patients Maintain Wellness 

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While it’s easy to get tired of the “same old” advice to eat well, exercise, and get enough sleep, these wellness basics are much easier to live with than a series of escalating healthcare issues resulting from years of neglect. Obesity, inactivity and a lack of sleep put the body under continual stress, leading to pain, decreased function and, in many […]

Avoiding Healthcare Isn’t Healthy

According to a survey recently conducted by the US Census, 40% of Americans and 38.9% of Hoosiers are delaying medical care. This is bad news for primary care, which focuses on helping manage chronic diseases and prevent illnesses through vaccinations, screenings and other preventative care measures.  If left untreated, chronic […]

Annual “Well-Women’s Visits” Help Keep Women Healthy

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Is it time for your annual Well-Woman Visit? These visits should be part of the healthcare routine of all women age 21 and over. They are especially important for the early diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer. Well-Women Visits may include an annual pelvic exam, particularly if the patient has […]