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What to do if you lose a hearing aid
Losing a hearing aid can be stressful. If you lose one of your devices, keep a cool head and follow these tips to get back to hearing well as quickly as possible.
How A Northland Coalition Is Helping Seniors Stay Balanced
Here’s a sobering stat: one-third of seniors 65 and older fall every year . Everyone is susceptible to falls. People of all ages trip, stumble and bump
Why concierge medicine will get bigger
By Retirement reporter If you’ve joined a concierge medical practice, recent trends in the worlds of health care and insurance may have you feeling good about your decision. If you haven’t signed up with one of these practices—also called “boutique,” “personalized” or “private-physician” practices—some of those same trends may lead you to consider it down the road Certainly, plenty of baby boomers have done the math and deemed the investment worthy. In the typical concierge experience, a primary-care doctor accepts insurance for routine services but also charges a non-reimbursable fee that pays for amenities like 24/7 access to the doctor, same-day appointments, longer appointment times and a greater degree of personalized attention. The annual fee for…
Top Doctors 2018: Family Medicine
Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
Health Tip: Check for Skin Cancer
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, but if caught early, it's often treatable. Performing a self-check can help identify any skin abnormalities quickly.
Aquatic physical therapy
Aquatic physical therapy at St. Joseph’s/Candler is rehabilitation, prevention and wellness for a wide array of patients in a safe aquatic environment.
Tips for Better Health Care
People sometimes assume that health care is only as good as the physician providing it. There are a few things, however, that patients can do to improve the quality of health care that they receive. Here are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best health care possible.
Halloween the Healthy Way
Family health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
10 Things your Massage Therapist Wants you to Know.
Being an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist), you see all kinds of people, conditions and concerns. From routine, to severe, to weird, to even funny. In my practice, I’ve started to see some common r...