If you’re the parent of a teen, you know that change is constant: their favorite fashion, social app, or show might last six weeks, six months, or maybe just six days. These ever-changing likes and dislikes can also include food and eating habits. One day your teen announces they are going vegetarian and the next month they’ve moved on to the paleo diet. This week they’re skipping breakfast and snacking at midnight, but the next they’re craving a big bagel in the morning and a salad at dinner.Read More
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Each October, pink ribbons appear on everything from coffee cups to sports team uniforms. For many, the familiar symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings to mind a friend or loved one who has or had breast cancer. The pink ribbon also prompts women to think about breast cancer screening for themselves — a thought that often leads to questions and confusion.Read More
Are you or someone you know in an emergency? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255) or 911 right now.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the counseling and mental health experts at LeBauer HealthCare want everyone in our area to understand the suicide warning signs and ways to help someone who is at risk. Especially this year, in the midst of so much upheaval, uncertainty, and causes for stress, anxiety, and depression, we need to be ready as a community to recognize and respond to the warning signs. If you or someone you love is struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts — you’re not alone, and there is help waiting for you, right now.Read More
Food allergies are on the rise among Americans, and the cause is unclear.
There’s no cure and, with most allergens, no chance of outgrowing it. If you’re one of the estimated 15 million Americans that live with this reality, you know the importance of proper food allergy care and how it can mean the difference between life and death.Read More
In the past several years, a number of medical groups have changed guidelines and often publically debated which recommendations women should follow to detect breast cancer. These conflicting opinions have been closely followed by the media. However, one fact that remains clear: detecting breast cancer early offers patients a better chance of survival.Read More
Immunizations aren’t just for young children. They are needed throughout our lifetime to protect our health and reduce the chance of complications that may result from preventable diseases.
September is National Immunization Awareness Month. This is great time to make sure you and your family have received the necessary vaccines to stay healthy.
Lebauer primary care providers can guide you through the specific vaccines you or your teen may need.Read More
Summer 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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
When living your “golden years,” focus often turns to the more relaxing things in life and exercise may not always be at the top of your agenda. However, staying fit and healthy is as important as ever as a senior. May 27th is National Senior Health & Fitness Day, and at LeBauer HealthCare we want to help you stay in shape and get the most out of your retirement years.Read More