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Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday

Season’s Greetings! It’s that time of year again, the holiday season. It seems to arrive earlier every year, and it is everywhere: on television and social media, in the stores, and at work, everyone is getting ready to have a wonderful holiday season!Perhaps there are a few fortunate people who sail through a magical holiday,…

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The Flu – Are You at High Risk for Complications?

Some people will experience the flu this season and feel better within a few weeks, considering the illness very mild. However, there are certain people who are much more likely to develop serious complications, requiring hospitalization and in rare instances resulting in death. There are also medical conditions that can be made much worse by…

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All in the Family: The Importance of Family Health History

The winter holidays are quickly approaching, and many of us are looking forward to spending time with our loved ones around the dinner table and making new holiday memories. As you dig in to that piece of pumpkin pie, we encourage you to discuss your family health history with your family members. November is Family…

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Halloween Health & Safety – Tips for Trick-Or-Treating

With Halloween’s Trick-Or-Treat coming up in just a few days, it is important to keep health and safety in mind. The Center for Disease Control recommends several ways to keep you and your children happy and healthy during such a fun and festive holiday!Follow these preventive tips for a safe Halloween: •If you or your…

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Understanding Anxiety: Recognition & Management

Author: Diane Flick, LCSWWe all have fear. Fear is a normal emotional response to specific threats or danger. Anxiety related to fear, however, is a response to “possible” threats rather than something specific happening. Anxiety can be described as a fear that something bad may happen. People may get anxious or have anxiety about a…

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There are many things we want to pass on to our loved ones, illness is not one of them

You want to pass on family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. Vaccinating our children is commonplace in the United States….

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Health Care Professionals Are Key to Boosting Adult Immunizations

Your recommendation can help protect patient health.“Too few adults are taking advantage of the protection vaccines provide, leaving themselves and those around them at greater risk of vaccine-preventable diseases,” according to Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Many factors influence low rates of adult immunization,…

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Adults: Immunizations Are Not Just For Kids

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout our lives.That’s right. The need for immunizations doesn’t end with childhood. Each year, thousands of adults in the U. S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines, including influenza, whooping cough, certain…

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Off to the Future: Even Healthy Young Adults Need Vaccines

The Primary Health Network Celebrates National Immunization Awareness MonthThink you outgrew the need for vaccines when you graduated from high school and moved out of your parents’ house? Not so. Every year, thousands of young adults in the U. S. suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have been…

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Do you have a preteen or teen? Protect them against serious diseases!

 Leaving their phone at a friend’s house, suddenly needing a ride somewhere … you knew there would be days like this. But did you know that you’d also need to take your preteens and teens to get shots?As they get older, kids are at increased risk for some infections. Plus the protection provided by some…

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Enhancing Pediatric Healthcare: Transforming Primary Health Network’s Sharon Medical Pediatrics into an Educational Hub

Join our PHN Charitable Foundation as we unveil an innovative fundraising initiative set for this year’s Giving Tuesday on November 28, 2023. Our goal is to revamp the waiting room at Primary Health Network’s Sharon Medical Pediatrics into an educational hub, elevating the experience for our visitors. At the PHN Charitable Foundation, our commitment extends…

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