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Living Well - 3 Min Read
Mask Up to Protect Yourself and Others
Wearing a face covering is now mandatory statewide while in public places. Joan Amistoso, ARNP, with Overlake Clinics Urgent Care discusses the reasons why it's important to wear one.
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Ask a Doctor - 2 Min Read
Colonoscopy Myths vs. Facts
Although colonoscopies get a bad rap, they aren’t as terrible as you might think. Overlake colorectal surgeons Preetha Ali, MD, and Ian White, MD, debunk common myths about these important cancer screening procedures.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
Keep Kids' Vaccines on Schedule
In the current state of the world, parents can be nervous about taking their child to the doctor. As a result, vaccines and development screenings are being delayed. Overlake's Dr. Greg Maddox explains why it’s important not to skip these appointments.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
5 Tips for Emotional Health
There is a lot of focus on how to take care of our physical health during COVID-19, but how do we cope with the mental health struggles we are experiencing? Caroline Cutrone, a social worker with Overlake's Outpatient Psychiatry clinic, gives five concrete tips on how to take care of our emotions during this time.
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
Keeping Your Joints Healthy at Any Age
Our hip and knee joints do so much work for our bodies to move day in and day out. It’s no wonder after years of wear and tear that millions of Americans are affected by degenerative joint disease. Overlake primary care physician, Sean Yang, MD, shares what you can do to keep your hip and knee joints healthy.
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Living Well - 1 Min Read
We Love Our #OverlakeHeroes
Caregivers at Overlake have been at the heart of this global health crisis since COVID-19 emerged in our region, supporting our community when it needs them most. Their commitment is an inspiration to us all.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
You Are Safe in Our Care
During this global health crisis, it’s important to continue to receive the care you need and seek immediate treatment for urgent and emergent conditions. Waiting too long to get care for some healthcare emergencies is a bigger risk than the chance of contracting COVID-19.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Safe and Healthy Sleep Habits for Babies
Most new parents can be surprised that newborns sleep about 17 hours a day, but it’s true! Read on for tips on establishing healthy sleep habits for your baby.
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Living Well - 1 Min Read
Maintaining a Healthy Diet When You Have Diabetes
An important component of managing diabetes is maintaining a healthy diet in order to keep your blood sugar levels within the recommended goals. Find out tips to keep your levels in check.
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
Is It a Cold or Allergies?
Sneezing. Congestion. A scratch in your throat. You could be getting a cold, or you might be one of the 50 million Americans who have allergies.
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Your Heart - 2 Min Read
What Women Need to Know About Heart Disease
While overall awareness has increased, women still underestimate cardiac risk, and heart disease remains the number one cause of death, taking the lives of one in three American women each year.