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Healthy Eating Tips for 2023

Healthy eating can have several positive effects on your health, including lowering your chance of developing certain chronic diseases and maintaining good physical health. Making significant dietary changes may occasionally seem overwhelming. Starting with a few little adjustments could be preferable to making major ones. Also, starting with one thing rather than all at once…

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Overthinking. Learn to Control it.

Overthinking is a negative behavior that tends to raise stress since it involves concentrating on the negative, worrying about the future, and overanalyzing everything you do. Even though overthinking is not a mental disorder in and of itself, it has been linked to Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Overthinking can be challenging to overcome. So, how…

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Bad Fats Vs Good Fats

Dietary fats generally receive a bad rap when it comes to eating a healthy diet. Some of this is justified because cholesterol, a fat-like substance that resembles fat, and specific forms of fat may contribute to diseases like obesity, diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. However, not all fats are created equal. Some are healthier for…

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Winter Health Tips for the New Year

Are you looking forward to the holiday season? Sadly, falling sick could spoil your holiday spirit. As the cooler temperatures and wintry conditions set in, you’re more prone to get sick. Make every effort not to catch a cold or the dreaded flu if you want to maintain your positive Christmas spirit. Take a look…

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Understanding RSV & HFM Disease

Along with the twinkling lights and festive music, come a number of viral illnesses including Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and Hand, Foot, and Mouth (HFM) Disease. Understanding RSV & HFM disease this holiday season can help protect you and your family from unwanted sickness. Learn more about these unwanted illnesses to stay safe this winter!…

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When Not to Send Your Child to School

Before sending your ill child to school, consider the seriousness of the symptoms and the underlying causes. See if other students can catch the sickness as well. Keep your sick youngster at home until the contagious time has passed if at all possible. The first thing to ask yourself as a parent or caregiver is…

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Mindfulness Matters! A beginner's guide to understanding mindfullness. Man sitting crosslegged

Mindfulness matters! A beginner’s guide to understanding mindfulness.

What exactly is mindfulness? Mindfulness is defined as a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interruption or judgment. The best way to begin mindfulness is to just start! Practicing mindfulness has been linked to helping one reduce stress, anxiety, and…

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Primary Health Network Receives Recognition Badges Through Health and Services Administration

For the second consecutive year, Primary Health Network (PHN) received several prestigious Community Health Quality Recognition awards from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). For more than 50 years, health centers, like Primary Health Network, have delivered affordable, accessible, cost-effective, and quality primary health care to patients regardless of their ability to pay. They…

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PRIMARY HEALTH NETWORK ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF ANGELA HOGUE, M.D. AS CMO

Primary Health Network (PHN) announces today an executive appointment designed to strengthen the Community Health Center’s mission to improve access to high-quality health care services. Dr. Angela Hogue has been promoted as the organization’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Hogue began the transition to the role of CMO on September 1, 2022, and succeeds Dr….

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Caffeine Intake and Children

There is no amount of caffeine that is safe for anyone under the age of 12. But children are particularly exposed to the effects of caffeine. Due to their lack of maturity and self-control, children and teenagers are more likely to experience side effects because they are less likely to know when they have consumed…

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