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Your guide to more responsible antibiotic use! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2016/05/09/are-you-a-responsible-ant...
06/26/2019
Are you a responsible antibiotic user? Good behavior can help squash superbugs

Your guide to more responsible antibiotic use! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2016/05/09/are-you-a-responsible-antibiotic-user-good-behavior-can-help-squash-superbugs/

You're feeling lousy and just want some relief from your runny nose and coughs. Is your first thought, I need an antibiotic? The truth is, you probably don’t — since most acute illnesses with cough and runny nose are caused by viruses, like the flu, which aren’t affected by antibiotics. In fac...

Need to go to the doctor? Find out where you should be going! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/07/primary-ca...
06/24/2019
Primary care, urgent care or emergency room – where should you go?

Need to go to the doctor? Find out where you should be going! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/07/primary-care-urgent-care-or-emergency-room-where-should-you-go/

Too often we find ourselves trying to decide if we should visit an urgent care facility or an Emergency Department. If acute cold symptoms, stomach pain or back ache do not improve in a day or two, consider seeking medical help. The decision when and where to get help should be done with regard t

Are you drinking too much or too little? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/03/25/8-signs-of-dehyd...
06/19/2019
8 signs of dehydration that you’ve probably never heard of

Are you drinking too much or too little? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/03/25/8-signs-of-dehydration-that-youve-probably-never-heard-of/

We all know the most common method of checking if you’re dehydrated- the color of your pee. However, this is not the only sign our bodies give us when we become dehydrated. Dehydration can lead to urinary and kidney problems, seizures, and heat injuries so if you’re experiencing any of the follo...

We've found the perfect breakfast for dinner recipe that's healthy too! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/20/...
06/17/2019
Breakfast for dinner: Huevos Rancheros

We've found the perfect breakfast for dinner recipe that's healthy too! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/20/breakfast-for-dinner-huevos-rancheros/

A standard breakfast or brunch dish, Huevos Rancheros are delicious any time of day. The best part about this recipe is you probably already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen. It's the perfect too-tired-to-cook, breakfast for dinner recipe when you're still looking for something healthy.

Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations? Find out why you need to be! 💉 https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/26/...
06/12/2019
Did you know that adults need vaccines too? Find out why.

Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations? Find out why you need to be! 💉 https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/26/did-you-know-that-adults-need-vaccines-too-find-out-why/

The vaccination debate is always floating around in parenting circles but did you know that most adults may need a few important vaccines as well? Vaccines are necessary throughout our lives. Adults should keep their vaccinations up to date because immunity from childhood vaccines may wear off ov

Can you be too healthy? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/01/03/are-you-too-healthy-too-much-of-a...
06/10/2019
Are you ‘too healthy?' Too much of a good thing can impact your health

Can you be too healthy? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/01/03/are-you-too-healthy-too-much-of-a-good-thing-may-not-be-as-good-as-you-might-think/

We all know the rules: To get healthy, we should eat better, exercise, drink more water and get plenty of sleep. But guess what? Sometimes rules are made to be broken. "Most of us need to be reminded about these health guidelines," said Dr. Jacqueline DuBose, a primary care physician with Augu

Caregivers: Look out for your own health. Here's why. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2017/10/16/take-a-breather-ca...
06/07/2019
Take a breather: Caregivers should care—for themselves

Caregivers: Look out for your own health. Here's why. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2017/10/16/take-a-breather-caregivers-should-care-for-themselves/

There are many reasons why adults become family caregivers. Loved ones who are disabled, ill or elderly might require an extra level of care. Whatever the circumstances, it is important for caregivers to build in time to take care of themselves. Wanda Jirau-Rosaly, MD, is a geriatrician with Augu

Are you up-to-date on the screening tests you need for your health? Find out the things you should be checking at your n...
06/05/2019
Health checkup checklist: Stay on top of your health this year

Are you up-to-date on the screening tests you need for your health? Find out the things you should be checking at your next checkup! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2017/01/11/health-checkup-checklist-stay-on-top-of-your-health-in-2017/

Are you up-to-date on the screening tests you need for your health? Health screening tests help you stay healthy and find problems early so you can take action. It’s important to make your health a priority and schedule a routine exam or well visit. Your doctor may recommend screening tests for y

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03/14/2019

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Protecting your heart is not easy literally. But there are more than a couple of ways of doing so.
02/28/2019
Attack-proof your heart: Follow this easy, practical plan

Protecting your heart is not easy literally. But there are more than a couple of ways of doing so.

"If you think about your heart — how it works 24 hours a day to keep you alive — you'll understand how important it is to keep this powerful muscle as strong as possible," said Dr. Gyanendra Sharma at Augusta University Heart and Cardiovascular Services. Here are some suggestions to keep your ti...

Understand the difference between your child's cough it could be vital.
02/28/2019
More than just a cough: Whooping cough or Croup?

Understand the difference between your child's cough it could be vital.

Most of us expect to develop a cough at some point during the cold and flu season. Kids are no different. Except when it comes to whooping cough and croup. More than just a cough, both of them have a very distinctive sound. And both can be dangerous in very young children. In Case of Croup

Try this tasty + healthy recipe at your family's next meal! 😋
02/25/2019
Yvette’s Zucchini Cheese Pizza

Try this tasty + healthy recipe at your family's next meal! 😋

Yvette knows a thing or two about major weight loss. She underwent bariatric surgery in 2017 and today she's an influential member of the Augusta University Health Weight loss Support Group, helping others reach their own weight loss goals. Some of her favorite things to share with the group are rec

Being busy is no longer an excuse to be unhealthy. #easyhealth
01/28/2019
Super-easy healthy hacks for super-busy people

Being busy is no longer an excuse to be unhealthy. #easyhealth

Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to cross off everything on your to-do list. With work and social engagements, you’ve got so much on your plate that you barely have time to schedule wellness checkups for yourself or your family, let alone make organically grown meals and stay ...

How clean is your cell phone? The truth may be frightening. 😟
01/07/2019
Fact: Your cell phone is dirtier than a toilet seat

How clean is your cell phone? The truth may be frightening. 😟

Ready to be grossed out? It depends on how clean the toilet is, but in most cases, your cell phone carries 10 times more bacteria than the average toilet seat, according to researchers. But wait. Before you throw away your phone in disgust, know this: There are actually many items we come in c

Ready for a happy and healthy 2019? We are here to help.
12/31/2018
5 New Year's resolutions doomed to failure – but not with these easy hacks

Ready for a happy and healthy 2019? We are here to help.

You feel it: It’s your year to (finally!) keep those New Year’s resolutions. It’s a hard truth, but if you’re approaching your resolutions the same way you always have, you just might be setting yourself up for failure. According to recent estimates, about 40 to 50 percent of us make New Yea...

The holidays don't have to be synonymous with weight gain.
12/21/2018
Feast fearlessly: 8 ways keep the holidays healthy without the word 'diet'

The holidays don't have to be synonymous with weight gain.

It’s in our face all the time during the holidays: food. And not just any food. Whether it’s your grandmother’s proud hummingbird cake, your husband’s specially brined and deep-fried turkey or your aunt’s rich chocolate bourbon pecan pie, the holidays serve up decadent treats guaranteed to...

Dr. Bridgit Joseph’s philosophy of care is to provide and promote holistic health care with compassion towards patients ...
12/10/2018
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“Be intentional about savoring the good things about the holidays—and that’s not necessarily what popular culture tells ...
12/10/2018
4 ways to go counterculture this holiday season

“Be intentional about savoring the good things about the holidays—and that’s not necessarily what popular culture tells you that you should enjoy.”

Do you always get excited about the holidays, only to feel disappointed? Too much focus on the superficial glitz of gifts, too much stress, and way too much of mom’s new recipe for pie can all weigh you down. Not looking forward to a repeat this year? "Then go counterculture," said Dr. Richard

Monday we continued to expand our partnership with Perfect Health Urgent Care and had an exciting ribbon cutting event f...
11/09/2018

Monday we continued to expand our partnership with Perfect Health Urgent Care and had an exciting ribbon cutting event for our South Augusta care center. Here’s to bringing the highest quality of patient-centered care to our community!

Monday we continued to expand our partnership with Perfect Health Urgent Care and had an exciting ribbon cutting event for our South Augusta care center. Here’s to bringing the highest quality of patient-centered care to our community!

True or False? Once you get a flu shot, you’ve done all you can to prevent flu. Find out the answer + more #flu facts! #...
11/02/2018
7 flu facts: Test your know-how with this true-false quiz

True or False? Once you get a flu shot, you’ve done all you can to prevent flu. Find out the answer + more #flu facts! #fluseason 🤧

What you don't know about the flu can be enough to make you sick — literally! See whether you've got the know-how to fight influenza by taking this true-or-false quiz. True or False? Since flu season runs from November to April, it's useless getting vaccinated after the season begins. Tr

Here's your guide to more responsible #antibiotic use.
10/22/2018
Are you a responsible antibiotic user? Good behavior can help squash superbugs

Here's your guide to more responsible #antibiotic use.

You're feeling lousy and just want some relief from your runny nose and coughs. Is your first thought, I need an antibiotic? The truth is, you probably don’t — since most acute illnesses with cough and runny nose are caused by viruses, which aren’t affected by antibiotics. In fact, taking an a...

Taking care of ourselves can often get lost in the chaos of our daily lives. A simple checkup is a great way to put you ...
10/02/2018
Hello, it’s me: 5 fast ways to take care of yourself

Taking care of ourselves can often get lost in the chaos of our daily lives. A simple checkup is a great way to put you first. 👍

Me time. What exactly is that again? We hear you. Time is certainly not a friend to most of us. Whether you’re juggling a full-time job either in or out of the home, parenting or supporting other family members or friends (or all of the above!), many of us are accustomed to putting others’ nee

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This is another example of Augusta University’s commitment to serving the primary care needs of our area. The academic advantage is the benefit patients and families are guaranteed by receiving care at Augusta University Health. Our patients are guaranteed to see the best doctors and practitioners in the region. Better care and health outcomes will now be available in South Augusta.

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