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Preventing Heart Disease Through The Foods You Eat!

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most ethnic and racial groups in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one person dies every 34 seconds in the U.S. from cardiovascular disease.

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MyChart is Here!

Central Ohio Primary Care is excited to switch to the Epic electronic health record system! This will improve our patient care by giving you better access to your provider, improving doctor-to-patient communication, and giving you access to the MyChart app! Learn which app to download on your desktop or smartphone and how to setup your account.

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How To Help Your Student Manage Their Diabetes At School

For a child or teen with diabetes, the things they need to thrive at school look different. Here is a checklist to help you navigate the next steps in advocating for your student's support in managing their diabetes at school.

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Why You Should Get a Flu Shot

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Talking With Your Doctor in Your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s

Knowing what to ask your doctor can be challenging. While your provider is always there to answer all of your medical questions, it is important to understand what to ask based on your age. Below are topics you should discuss with your doctor while in your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s.

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Incorporating Oils and Spreads

Discover how you can make heart healthy choices when it comes to including oils and spreads in your diet!

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Nutritious Back-To-School Meal & Snack Ideas

Research on childhood nutrition shows that a well-balanced diet supports brain development, strengthens bones, and boosts immunity.

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Treating Poison Ivy

Being outside is a staple of summer. Whether it's hiking, working in your garden, or maintaining your flower bed your time outdoors increases two-fold throughout the warm weather months. But a pesky problem arises the more time you spend in the outdoors - coming into contact with poison ivy. Exposure to poison ivy can cause contact dermatitis. The severity of the reaction can decrease if you have had mild reactions in the past. Urushiol is the substance that causes the reaction. Exposure can occur through touching the leaves of the plant, touching something that has urushiol on it (animals, tools, etc), or breathing in smoke when plants are burned.

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5 Healthy Alternatives to Cook on The Grill This Summer

Summertime brings hot weather, fun times, and delicious foods at cookouts. While it is easy to get caught up in enjoying the amazing eats, it is equally important to make sure what you are eating is healthy. Here are five healthy alternatives to cook on the grill this summer.

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COPC Sports, Spine & Joint is Here for You!

COPC Sports, Spine & Joint (CSSJ) is a multi-disciplinary practice; the physician team specializes in physical medicine, rehabilitation, pain management, and sports medicine. We combine expert knowledge and a comprehensive approach to improve our patient's quality of life. CSSJ provides specialized care for a wide range of muscle, nervous system, bone, and joint conditions and injuries for patients 13 years and older.

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Meal Planning for Busy Families

Do you ever find yourself scrambling for dinner after a long workday, turning to fast food or even frozen food? It can be difficult to make healthy food choices when we’re mentally drained, already starving or in a time pinch.

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Understanding Allergic Conjunctivitis

Distinguishing between allergic, viral, and bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye) can be a challenge. Exposure to a known allergen is often associated with eye itching, burning, tearing, and eyelid swelling. These symptoms typically occur in both eyes and resolve after the allergen is removed. Discharge is watery and clear in color.

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