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When To Go To The Emergency Room Vs. Urgent Care

Did you know that 17% of ER visits are unnecessary? That adds up to about $4.4 billion in avoidable costs! Of course, when you’re in the middle of being violently ill, your back pain makes it hard to get out of bed, or your baby is running a high fever, it can be hard to …

Making Health A Priority In 2022

Millions of people stayed home during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the result has been millions of missed health screenings. For example, an April 29, 2021 study published in JAMA Oncology reported that 9.4 million early screenings for breast, colon, and prostate cancer were missed because of the pandemic. Other critical preventive health screenings were missed …

Eating Healthy During Holiday Celebrations

The holidays are here again, and that means it’s almost time for the celebrations with friends and family that many people look forward to all year long. It also means dinners, parties, and the abundance of food that comes with the festive season. Unfortunately, the combination of large dinners and plenty of delicious desserts makes …

Diabetes

Many people who have diabetes are unaware due to little or no initial symptoms associated with diabetes. Some people can go for years without showing symptoms. This is why it’s considered the silent killer and one of the leading causes of death in the United States.  Early detection and awareness are what we’re all about …

Movember Highlights the Importance of Men’s Health

For the past 18 years, mustaches have made a comeback and not purely because they’re fashionable. Since the birth of Movember in 2003, men have sported mustaches patchy or full and all other facial hair to support men’s health and save men’s lives. The Movember movement raises awareness for the education, early detection, treatment, and …

Flu Vaccinations

WHY DO YOU NEED THE FLU VACCINATION? Even healthy people need a flu vaccine. Regardless of health status, people could be at risk of getting sick with influenza if they don’t get vaccinated. Influenza (flu) can quickly spread around a community, leaving unvaccinated individuals at a higher risk of getting sick. The flu is a …

COVID-19 Guidelines

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported - ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19...

Group Class Available: IBT Medicare Wellness

IBT Medicare Wellness Envision Medical Group is offering IBT Medicare Wellness group classes for its patients. Learn more about the group class or contact us for more information. Who? Any Envision Health Medicare Patient with a BMI over 30 When? Thursdays: 1:30-2:30 p.m. What? A 1-year program provides you with a variety of information to …