Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus. But what do you do if you…

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Healthy Tips for Managing Your Weight

Dr. Kochert

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an obesity prevalence of more than 42% in the United States in 2018. That’s up from only 30% in 1999, indicating that Americans are getting heavier.  Considering that carrying extra pounds increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes, some forms of cancer, heart disease, hypertension, and stroke, there are…

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