Posts in Primary Care

Antibiotics: When They’re Helpful, When They’re Not

February 19, 2019 | Primary Care

Medical prescriptionIf you’ve ever suffered a relentless cough or congestion that just won’t stop, chances are you’ve probably asked your doctor for antibiotics to offer relief. While antibiotics can work wonders for clearing up bacterial infections, they are useless when combating viral infections. The trouble is, often times both bacterial and viral infections present very similar symptoms.

So, when do antibiotics help and when do they hurt?  

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4 Reasons You Need a Primary Care Doctor in Your 20s

January 30, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Millennial in Primary Care Visit GraphicIf you’re in your 20s, you’re likely taking on all sorts of firsts, like a first full-time job, first apartment, and possibly it’s the first time managing all of your own health care. If you’re healthy, you may be wondering if you need anything beyond a walk-in clinic or virtual visit for the handful of times you need a doctor. However, there are a number of good reasons to establish a relationship with a trusted primary care doctor as a young adult.

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Medicine is a Team Sport

January 23, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

“{My doctor} saved my life.” – Sam Wyrick

 

When Sam’s father died in 2015 of pancreatic cancer, she began to question her own pancreatic health. Then, her well-check up in 2016 showed slightly elevated levels of liver enzymes.

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Doctor and Patient Advocate: Meet Dr. Camille Andy

January 16, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

Camille Andy, MD at LeBauer Summerfield VillageAs a new year gets underway, Dr. Camille Andy with LeBauer HealthCare at Summerfield Village has a word of hope for anyone struggling to reach health goals or New Year’s resolutions. “It’s never too late to work on changes,” says Dr. Andy.

Trying something new to reach a health goal is something Dr. Andy is familiar with in her own life. She didn’t start regularly exercising until she was an adult and working in her medical career.

“Exercise was not something I grew up with,” says Dr. Andy. “I’ve learned how it can be fun and something that I like doing. It’s about enjoying moving and getting stronger and being more fit. I have a young daughter I need to keep up with, so it’s especially important to me to be able to have stamina. I’ve discovered spin classes, CrossFit, and strength training are all types of exercise that I enjoy.”

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LeBauer HealthCare Burlington Station Welcomes Dr. Tracy McLean-Scocuzza

January 10, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

Tracy McLean-Scocuzza, MDIf you’re looking for a new doctor in the Burlington, NC, area, Dr. Tracy McLean-Scocuzza is now at LeBauer HealthCare Burlington Station and is accepting patients. She is board-certified in internal medicine and cares for adults. Learn more about Dr. McLean-Scocuzza and her dedication to understanding the patient perspective.

Health Explained in Your Terms

As a child, Dr. McLean-Scocuzza knew she wanted to pursue a career in medicine, but it was her experience with the medical system as a teenager that fueled her passion for communication from the patient’s perspective.

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How to Set New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

December 17, 2018 | Primary Care, Wellness

Free weights and calendar for New Year's goalsResearch has shown that only 8 percent of people end up achieving their New Year’s resolutions, which are often set in the hopeful idealism of January 1. But there are ways to beat the odds, and it all starts with how you set your goals going into the new year. Check out some tips for setting realistic New Year’s Resolutions and how to make sure your 2019 is a successful and healthy year.

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4 Tips to Avoid School-Year Illnesses

November 14, 2018 | Primary Care, Wellness

4 Tips to Avoid School-Year IllnessesIt’s that time of year when school is in full swing, and it’s no secret that germs abound in the classroom setting. However, being proactive when it comes to your child’s health can greatly increase your student’s chances staying well. These four tips will help any age student – from kindergarten to high school – avoid some of those school-year illnesses.

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Discover Quality Care for Adults and Children at the new LeBauer office at Grandover Village

November 12, 2018 | Behavioral Medicine, Location, Primary Care, Sports Medicine

You never know when you’re going to need to call on a doctor, so it’s a good idea to establish a
primary care physician for you and your family before the need for medical care actually arises.
LeBauer HealthCare offers quality care for the entire family across the Triad and is excited to
announce our newest location, Grandover Village. This brand new facility is at 4023 Guilford
College Road in Greensboro, NC. It’s an incredibly convenient location for those located in Grandover, Sedgefield, Adams Farm, Jamestown, and students at Guilford Technical
Community College!

Discover more about the services and team you’ll find in our new office.

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