Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to be with friends and family and eat great food. The aftermath of Thanksgiving can leave everyone feeling sluggish, but it’s important to stay active and work out all those delicious calories! Here are six activities to keep you and your family moving and having fun this Thanksgiving.Read More
Wellness visits, also called physicals or checkups, are an important part of staying healthy. They provide a time for you and your primary care doctor to focus on preventive care and lifestyle habits, such as diet and exercise, that can impact your overall health. Most insurance policies fully cover the cost of an annual wellness visit.
However, what happens if you start asking the doctor about new symptoms you may be experiencing?Read More
The leaves are turning and Halloween decorations are in the store. These sure signs of fall also mean it’s officially flu season. While many people rely on all sorts of formulas for avoiding the flu – from grandmother’s advice to avoid getting chilled outside to friends advocating over-the-counter immune boosting products – it’s best to avoid some common flu myths in order to stay healthy.
Here are three common flu myths that can actually either increase your odds of catching the flu or hinder recovery from the flu.Read More
On a recent Fox 8 House Call, LeBauer’s Dr. Talia Aron discusses how to distinguish strep throat from a common cold and other illnesses, when you may want to see a doctor for strep throat symptoms, and some of the most common options for treatment. She also provides insight into some serious conditions that strep throat can cause if it is left untreated.Read More
Are you finding yourself tired and breathing a little harder after a trip to the grocery store, a walk up the stairs, or working in the yard? Many people attribute symptoms like these to getting older, but it may be a sign of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD.
What are the signs of COPD and when should you see a doctor?Read More
Dr. Bruce Burchette grew up in rural North Carolina working on a neighbor’s tobacco farm. While he put farming behind him during medical school and the start of a family medicine career, he eventually decided to reconnect with his farming roots. Burchette, who is a family medicine doctor at LeBauer Brassfield in Greensboro, grows giant pumpkins as a hobby with his older brother, Rob.Read More
Families in the High Point and west Greensboro area can now receive care from a new family medicine physician at LeBauer Primary Care at MedCenter High Point. Dr. Nicholas Wendling joined the primary care team on Aug. 14.
Wendling enjoys seeing both adults and children and being able to build relationships with families. He also appreciates the fact that each day is different due to treating the wide variety of issues in a family medicine practice.Read More
Amidst the rush of buying back-to-school clothing and supplies, don’t overlook one important school requirement: vaccines. Be sure you know North Carolina vaccine requirements before the first day of school, especially if your child is entering kindergarten or seventh grade.Read More
Many adult children enjoy seeing their parents having the freedom to travel or pursue new hobbies in retirement. But maybe you’ve noticed your mom or dad slowing down as they age. Unfortunately, many parents experience more frequent health issues as time goes by. How do you know when it’s time to step in and offer some help when it comes to health care for an aging parent?Read More