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6 Holiday Gifts to Inspire Health

December 13, 2017 | Community, Primary Care

Woman using athletic giftsYour holiday shopping has begun, but none of the usual holiday staples — slippers, sweaters, or electronics — seem meaningful. Try a gift that inspires health and fitness for your loved ones this year. You can find all sorts of health-focused items for a wide range of budgets. Try something from this list to help get 2018 off to a healthy start!

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Don’t Miss Out on Your Annual Wellness Visit: Medicare Patients Get a Personalized Plan from a Health Coach

November 29, 2017 | Primary Care

Older woman staying healthy after annual wellness visitLeBauer Medicare patients have a chance to get a personalized health wellness and prevention plan from health coaches at all seven LeBauer primary care locations in the Triad. Nurses at each office have been specially trained to provide the Annual Wellness Visit that is fully covered by Medicare each year. How can the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit and a LeBauer health coach help you?

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6 Thanksgiving Activities to Get Your Family Moving

November 20, 2017 | Primary Care

Happy family at Thanksgiving being activeThanksgiving 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.

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Avoid Insurance Surprises: Know What’s Covered in a Wellness Visit

November 2, 2017 | Primary Care

A doctor and patient in annual visitWellness 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?

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Three Flu Myths That Can Harm You

October 18, 2017 | Vaccines

Nurse gives flu shot to patientThe 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.

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Learn to Recognize COPD Symptoms

October 4, 2017 | Pulmonary/Critical Care

Woman with COPD throat painAre 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?

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Hobby Puts Dr. Bruce Burchette in the Spotlight at Fall Fairs

September 28, 2017 | Provider

Dr. Bruce Burchette with Pumpkin - LeBauer Brassfield providerDr. 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.

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A Personalized Approach to Family Medicine with Dr. Wendling

September 15, 2017 | Primary Care

Families in the High Point and west Greensboro area can now receive care from a new family Nicholas Wendling, DOmedicine 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.  

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