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We post regular content that focuses on important health topics and issues that affect you and your family with tips and advice from health experts right here at Lakeland. We want to hear from you! Do you have a health topic you'd like to see featured? 

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Check-Up: Adult Immunizations
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Aug 27, 2018

Adults need immunizations just like children do. Family medicine physician, Alexander Hinckley, DO, shares a list of common boosters.

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Check-Up: Preparing for Pregnancy
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Aug 15, 2018

Healthy Weight, blood pressure and age are all importance considerations when a woman is thinking about getting pregnant. Audrey Carrier, DO, has a list of things to consider in this Check-Up.

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Check-Up: Healthy Habits at the Fair
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Aug 13, 2018

Family medicine provider, Roxanne Wolfram, DNP, explains why it's so important to wash your hands after visiting the livestock exhibits at the fair.

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Getting to the Bottom of GERD
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Aug 08, 2018

GERD occurs when our bodies cannot prevent acid from washing up into the esophagus.

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Check-Up: Sports Dehydration in Children
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Aug 03, 2018

Family medicine physician, Daniel Benson, DO, outlines common warning signs for dehydration.

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Check-Up: Ticks & Lyme Disease
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Jul 25, 2018

Family medicine provider, Elizabeth Egle, MD, shares some tips on how to avoid tick bites, and what you need to look for if you do find one on your body.

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Flat Feet? Lift Your Sole
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Jul 18, 2018

Flat feet happens in four stages and each may require a different treatment option.

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Check-Up: Travel Health
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Jul 02, 2018

Family Medicine provider Daniel Benson, DO, shares his travel health checklist in this Lakeland Health check-up.

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Check-Up: Preventing Foodborne Illness
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Jun 28, 2018

Clean, separate, cook and chill - all are important steps when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. Details in this Lakeland Health Check-Up.

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Check-Up: Treating Pain Without Medication
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Jun 15, 2018

Listen as pain specialist Joel Bez, DO, discusses other treatment options to help manage pain without medication.

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Hip Replacement: Why is the Anterior Approach on the Rise?
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Jun 14, 2018

Orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO, prefers to use the anterior approach which makes a small incision on the front of the hip while the patient is lying flat.

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Check-Up: Safe Blood Sugar Levels
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Jun 04, 2018

If you're diabetic you know keeping within certain blood sugar levels is very important. In this Lakeland Health Check-Up, learn what levels are safe at various points of the day.

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Check-Up: When to Seek Knee Replacement Treatment
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May 30, 2018

Considering a knee replacement? Learn when the right time is from orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO.

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Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes and How to Control It
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May 28, 2018

Obstetrician and gynecologist, Ben Wood, DO, explains how gestational diabetes impacts a pregnancy.

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Caregiving for a Loved One with Dementia or Memory Loss
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May 21, 2018

Caring for a loved one with memory loss or dementia can be a very difficult task. We tackle tips to help ease your daily routines.

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Check-Up: When to See a Wound Specialist
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May 18, 2018

When a wound isn't healing, you may need to see a wound care specialist for better results.

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What About the Hot Flashes?
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May 15, 2018

Hot flashes vary in frequency and intensity for each woman and occur from a decrease in estrogen levels.

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Getting It Straight: Treatment and Relief for Bunions
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May 14, 2018

Learn more about relief from bunions, as foot and ankle specialist Michael Maskill, DPM, discusses options from orthotics to outpatient surgery.

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Check-Up: New Advances in Hip Replacements
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May 08, 2018

Orthopedic surgeon, Kenneth Edwards, discusses how advances in technology have made diagnosing and treating hip pain easier.

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5 Tips All Caregivers Can Use
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May 07, 2018

Caring for a loved one can be a difficult task. We share tips for caregivers to use this spring.

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