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After the Holidays: Get Back on Track

The presents are opened, the decorations are put away, the leftovers are finally gone, and you are probably exhausted! The holidays can take a toll on our bodies as we eat more, sleep less, and stress about everything from family to finances. Start your new year off right with these simple tips to get back…

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It’s not too late to vaccinate – Get your flu vaccine today!

After November when you see signs that advertise: “Get Your Flu Vaccine Here,” you might think, “Isn’t it too late for that?”As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get a vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones.“Flu season typically peaks between December and February but significant activity can occur…

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The Primary Health Network Now Offering Services in Sandy Lake

Sandy Lake– The Primary Health Network (PHN), a growing federally qualified health center, is set to offer family medicine services to the Sandy Lake community. The office of Dr. Martha Moore of 3205 South Main Street, will transition from Hometown Medical Care to The Primary Health Network on December 1, 2015. The transition will have…

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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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Read And Run | 5K Run/Walk

The Lewistown Read & Run is a vibrant 5k Run/Walk hosted by the PHN Charitable Foundation, benefiting our literacy initiatives in the community. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or simply seeking a leisurely stroll, there’s something for everyone at the Read & Run! Join us for the festivities at The Lewistown Community Health Center, located…

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