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Flu vaccine

Expert Advice: Why Get the Flu Vaccine?

Cases of influenza are already being reported across Michigan. The CDC is recommending everyone over the age of 6 months to be vaccinated – and the sooner, the better. Listen below as Internal Medicine physician Rashmi Juneja, MD, shares some Expert Advice on the flu. Starting Monday, September 30, 2019, Michigan Primary Care Partners will […]

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September 24, 2019
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Expert Advice: What You Should Know about the EEE Virus

In the wake of what’s being called the worst Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) outbreak in more than a decade, health officials are urging residents across Michigan to stay indoors during dusk – a time when mosquitoes that carry the deadly virus are most likely to feed. And as school districts around the state take extra […]

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September 19, 2019
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Prostate Cancer Awareness

Expert Advice: Prostate Cancer Check

It’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The perfect time for men age 50 or older to talk to their healthcare provider about getting screened for the second most common cancer they’ll face. And that’s not all you can do. Listen below as Family Medicine physician Neil Goodman, DO, shares some expert advice on prevention techniques that […]

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September 6, 2019
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Medicare Wellness Visit

Expert Advice: Medicare Wellness Visit

Medicare beneficiaries, when was the last time you scheduled your annual wellness visit? The appointment is covered every 12 months by Medicare, and offers you and your provider a chance to construct a personalized prevention plan to keep you well. Listen below as Michigan Primary Care Partners Internal Medicine providers share some Expert Advice on […]

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August 27, 2019
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Aquatic Therapy

Expert Advice: Aquatic Therapy

People are turning to aquatic therapy to decrease pressure on their bones, joints and muscles while working to improve their physical ailments. Michigan Primary Care Partners Physical Therapist, Nicky Snyman, PT, shares som Expert Advice about how the therapeutic option can help even non-swimmers get back moving again.

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August 13, 2019
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Tick bites

Expert Advice: Preventing Lyme Disease

If you like to hike, garden, picnic, or work outdoors – you know how easy it is for one of these little guys to hitch a ride on your clothing. Michigan Primary Care Partners Internal Medicine physician Rashmi Juneja, MD, shares some Expert Advice on what you should do to control your risk for lyme […]

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July 23, 2019
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Memory Testing

Expert Advice: Dementia Warning Signs

Worried someone you know may be exhibiting some early signs of dementia? Michigan Primary Care Partners Internal Medicine provider, Phillis Boone, NP, shares some Expert Advice on what to look for and how to get help.

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July 11, 2019
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Hydration and the Elderly

Expert Advice: Heat Stroke and Dehydration

The hot summer days are upon us. A time when the elderly are particularly at risk from dehydration and heat stroke. Learn the signs to look for from Family Medicine physician Susan Davis, DO, as she shares some Expert Advice.

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July 8, 2019
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Relaxed Blood Pressure Guidelines

Expert Advice: New Blood Pressure Guidelines

Relaxed blood pressure guidelines by the Joint National Committee have many wondering whether they should rethink their target number. With almost half the adult population considered hypertensive in the US, there are ways to keep your blood pressure under control. Michigan Primary Care Partners Family Medicine physician, Neil Goodman, DO, has some Expert Advice. 

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June 10, 2019
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