Archive for June, 2015

The Shocking Truth – 3 Common Myths About Lightning Safety

June 29, 2015 | Awareness (Week/Month)

Lightning_14.07.2009_20-42-33Summer brings backyard barbecues, swimming, fishing, and other outdoor activities. But when an afternoon storm crops up, lightning can bring the fun to an abrupt halt.

According to the National Weather Service, lightning kills an average of 49 people in the United States each year, and injures hundreds more. Some of the advice or information you’ve learned about lightning over the years may actually be harmful. As part of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, we’re dispelling three common myths about lightning.

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Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

June 18, 2015 | Awareness (Week/Month), Neurology

Whether walking in the park, enjoying a night out on the town, or spending a day at the beach, the warm summer months are a time to get up and move. For those suffering from Myasthenia Gravis, simply enjoying a meal or carrying a beach towel can become a challenge. June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, and at LeBauer HealthCare we want to educate our patients about this disorder, and the treatment options available.

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Men’s Health: What are you waiting for? Improve Performance and Health with LeBauer

June 10, 2015 | Primary Care

June is Men’s Health Month! Take charge by becoming aware of health problems for boys and men that are preventable and learn more about early detection and treatment for better health and improved performance. There are many online men’s health resources that can provide information but having a professional provider who knows you personally and your health is more important.

menshealthRoutine doctor’s office visits at a LeBauer office near you are an opportunity to seek regular medical advice and become an established patient with one of our many primary care providers. While most men wait until something comes up to see their doctor, it’s important to have regular visits to maintain your health. Make an appointment today to understand your current health and to be educated on prevention and the optimal maintenance plan for your body.

The Men’s Health Network makes screening suggestions on how often and what age to have different types of checkups for both men and women. Some of these include:

• Physical Exams
• Bone Health
• Testosterone Screening

Visit here for more detailed list, and schedule an appointment with a LeBauer Primary Care provider to learn more.

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The Rocket’s Red Glare – National Fireworks Safety Month

June 3, 2015 | Awareness (Week/Month), Primary Care

Baseball. Apple pie. Fireworks. As Independence Day approaches, we often look to classic symbols to lead our celebrations. Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year on backyard fireworks, leading to thousands of injuries in July alone. June is National Fireworks Safety Month – the perfect time to plan for a fun (and injury-free) celebration with your family and friends.

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