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Telehealth: How Does It Work?

Technology is constantly advancing. From cell phones to computers, to cell phones that act like computers, every day brings something new in the tech field. The same is true for healthcare, and PHN strives to stay ahead of the curve in adjusting to new developments in providing high quality care for our patients. Telehealth is…

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Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the United States each year – by 2020, 1 in 3 Americans may have Type 2 diabetes. This prediction is alarming, especially considering the many health complications that can be caused by diabetes. This number also applies to Americans of all ages; anyone can be at risk for Type…

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Drinking and Driving – Don’t Risk It

It’s the holiday season, which means invitations to work parties, family parties, ugly sweater parties – the list goes on! Holiday gatherings are a great way to spend time with loved ones during the holiday season, but if you are going to drink alcohol at these events, play it safe – don’t drink and drive.According…

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Kickoff Munchies: Eating During Football Season

While the beginning of autumn makes us think of Halloween and Thanksgiving, a second season is also beginning…football season! You might have already noticed more commercials for deals on pizza, wings, and other calorie-filled party treats. That big box deal might seem like the perfect way to feed the guys and gals of your sports…

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Smoke Alarm Maintenance Tips

We all know that we need to check our smoke alarms to make sure they are working – but do you know how often you need to check, and do you actually test them? Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained can save your life. Follow these recommendations from the National Fire Protection Association…

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