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Offset the Symptoms of the Winter Blues and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Health Tips

As winter approaches, some people experience the “winter blues,” feeling sad from shorter days, climbing into bed earlier, and not ready to wake up on dark mornings.  “Winter blues” are different from Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.), a type of depression related to the change in seasons. SAD begins and ends at the same time every […]

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Direct Primary Care Can Help With Holiday Health Problems

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Let us make sure that health concerns don’t take over your celebrations. The holidays are a time of celebration, but they also come with certain health hazards. Whether it’s an injury during decorating or increased blood pressure from excess food, you need to be careful this holiday season. We’ve outlined 3 common health problems that […]

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The Difference Between Healthcare and Sickcare 

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Reactive versus proactive care Healthcare is the key term used to define the medical care and services used to treat individuals in a community, (for example, the “healthcare system”) the one-word term is often misinterpreted as health care (two words), which describes the measures taken to focus on, protect, or improve an individual’s overall health. […]

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Handwashing Helps Prevent Spread of Infectious Diseases

Health Tips

Personal hygiene begins and ends with your hands With RSV, flu, COVID-19, and other illnesses on the rise again, it is important to be properly washing your hands at the correct times to prevent sickness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call hand washing “a do-it-yourself vaccine” and suggest you remember the five […]

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More Personable and More Accessible Primary Care

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What are the different ways to contact your provider at Exemplar Care? At Exemplar Care, we are offering a better way to gain access to the health care you deserve. There is a different and better way to do primary care than calling for an appointment, waiting in the waiting room, and only seeing your […]

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Emphasis on Individualized Care Leads Wild Rose to Exemplar Care

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Assistance during COVID encourages the establishment of long-term partnership   The summer of 2020 marked the height of uncertainty about COVID-19. While some businesses were beginning to return to relatively normal operations, there was still plenty of confusion about what to do if—or when—a staff member tested positive for the virus. It was July when that […]

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How Direct Primary Care Can Assist You To Better Manage Diabetes

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If you are diagnosed with a chronic health condition such as diabetes, you generally have a lot of questions for your doctor such as treatment options, lifestyle changes, other health complications, and where to go to learn more. Many people find it increasingly difficult to gather enough information from their provider, due to short visits […]

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Podcast: CDC vaccine schedule for children: what it means

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Dr. Jon Van Der Veer explains the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimous vote to add the COVID vaccine to childhood vaccine schedules. He answers that that means, when it could take effect, and why he made the decision to vaccinate his children. He also explains why he believes mandates shouldn’t be considered. Listen […]

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Raising awareness about lung cancer

Health Tips

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer (not counting skin cancer). In men, prostate cancer is most common, while in women breast cancer is more common.  Lung cancer is when the cells in your lungs grow out of control. It can begin in the lungs and spread to […]

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Is Direct Primary Care a Good Fit for Your Small Business?

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Health coverage is one of the most important employee benefits an employer can offer yet offering health insurance is getting more expensive for businesses.  So, what does a small business owner do when health insurance seems unrealistic given budget constraints.  As a small business, you have an opportunity to effectively manage your company’s healthcare costs […]

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