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Primary Care for All Ages

Primary Care for All Ages

By Joanne Fruth, MD     Young people may seem to feel like they have no need for a consistent primary care provider. Well, think again! Primary care is beneficial to patients of all ages, and for various conditions and situations. Dr. Fruth breaks down why... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

By Joanne Fruth, MD     It seems like everyone at some point has had a brush with poison ivy. That pesky plant can put a damper on anyone’s afternoon, but how exactly does it cause that all-too-familiar irritation? Can we pass it on? How do we sooth it and... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Masks and Face Coverings

Masks and Face Coverings

By Joanne Fruth, MD     It seems like a couple of months ago, you were looked at strangely for wearing a mask in public — now, it’s strange if you don’t! Even with restrictions slowly easing up amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing masks and... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Freezing Foods 101

Freezing Foods 101

Written by Avance Care registered dietitian Chris Thompson, MS, RDN, LDN Amid a pandemic, we’re stocking up on groceries more than ever. Are some of these foods starting to go bad before you use them? Freezing foods is an excellent way to extend the shelf life of... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
Taking Care of the Full Body

Taking Care of the Full Body

In the past few months, we have seen rapid changes in our lives, disrupting our typical work and health routines. Many people are finding it difficult to stay active and exercise on a regular basis, and just as many find themselves eating out of boredom or stress... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Preparing for Your Telehealth Visit

Preparing for Your Telehealth Visit

By Joanne Fruth, MD, MA, FAAFP   Everyone knows the drill for seeing the doctor. We drive to the office, check in, sit in a waiting room, are called back to have our vital signs taken, then wait in an exam room for our physician or advanced practice provider to see... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Breaking the Fast

Breaking the Fast

By Avance Care Registered Dietitian Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN   You’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you’re wondering if there’s really any truth to that, the answer is yes! Eating breakfast helps to provide the energy needed... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
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