Blog For Tag "wellness"

  • Sleep: It's What the Doctor Ordered

    posted by Dr. Matt Humpal on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Sleep – it's something we all do, but in this time of rapidly advancing medical knowledge, it is still very much a mystery. One thing for certain though, is how important it is to get an adequate amount each night and that those who don't do so at their peril.

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  • It Can Hurt, It Can Race, It Can Swell, but Most Importantly It Gives Life and It Loves

    posted by Mindy Sylvester on Friday, February 2, 2018 Our hearts are life-giving. With each beat, our heart functions to send life-sustaining blood through our vessels to every cell in our body. So with February Heart Health awareness, we at Spencer Hospital encourage you to take a few minutes to give attention to your life-giving heart and vessels.

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  • Safe Snow Shoveling - Avoid a Back Attack

    posted by Jordan Reed on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Snow shoveling is a repetitive activity that can cause muscle strain to the lower back and shoulders. Back injuries due to snow shoveling are more likely to happen to people who may not know that they are out of condition. Following these tips can help you avoid injuries.

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  • ANTIBIOTICS: The Good, The Bad and The Unnecessary

    posted by Amber Dodds on Monday, June 19, 2017 Any illness in the family introduces multiple hardships from missed time at school or work to fear of worsening illness and possible hospitalization. We want a quick solution to not only get better but to also get on with our routine. For some illnesses, antibiotics are the only option to do just that. But, antibiotics do NOT treat ALL illnesses and are often-times unnecessary.

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  • Is There a Quick Fix to Exercise?

    posted by Jason Trierweiler on Monday, May 8, 2017 Have you been searching for a quick fix to your exercise program? Unfortunately, there isn't one.

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