Archive for July, 2019

Can Too Much Screen Time Lead to Depression in Adults?

July 30, 2019 | Behavioral Medicine, Wellness

Young man looking at tabletToo much screen time isn’t just a problem for children; adults are also spending more time than ever with laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Add in television time, and many adults are spending a significant part of the day in front of a screen. Recent studies show that adults who spend four to six hours a day on a computer or in front of the TV have a higher rate of depression than those who spend less than four hours a day in front of a screen.

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4 Reasons to See a Primary Care Doctor When You’re Sick

July 22, 2019 | Primary Care

Doctor In White Coat Examining Female Patient In Office

There are times it’s obvious you need a doctor: a raw throat that won’t go away, a burning fever, or a sprained and swollen ankle. You have a primary care doctor, but do you give them a call, head out the door to the nearest urgent care center, or perhaps go online for a virtual visit service?  

There are a number of advantages to going to your primary care office for a sudden illness or minor injury when possible. 

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A No-Cost Key to Support Your Parent’s Long-Term Health

July 15, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Nurse health coach helps older female patient at visit

Most eligible Medicare recipients do not take advantage of a no-cost opportunity to support their health and wellness simply because they do not know about it! LeBauer HealthCare wants to help you promote your mother or father’s long-term health goals because we know you want to do all you can to ensure your parents stay as healthy as they can for as long as they can. Scheduling an annual wellness visit appointment for them is a great way to support them. Keep reading to discover what these visits cover, what you can do to help them prepare for an appointment, and how to schedule a free annual wellness visit.

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Get Your Kids Off the Couch and Out the Door This Summer

July 8, 2019 | Primary Care, Family Medicine

two boys on their phone on couch

By the middle of summer, kids are often repeating the “I’m bored” mantra and easily sliding into a technology daze. Not only is this scenario a recipe for clashes between parents and children, it’s also a situation that leaves children falling far short of needed physical exercise. Try these five creative ideas to get kids of all ages off the couch, out the door, and moving for the remainder of the summer. 

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