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Checklists Save Lives

Checklists Save Lives

By Joanne Fruth, MD     Atul Gawande, MD was onto something. His book The Checklist Manifesto is a beautiful exposition on how checklists in business and the medical profession create greater efficiency, consistency and safety. We think we’re on to something at... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Smart Snacking

Smart Snacking

By Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN     I frequently get asked questions such as: Should I snack? How many snacks per day is appropriate? What are better snack options? Snacking can be a great way to help manage appetite, weight, mood, and energy levels. Everyone is... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living,  Nutrition
Reducing Inflammation with Food

Reducing Inflammation with Food

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural part of our bodies’ defense systems in order to heal and defend us from harm. Inflammation is classified as either acute or chronic, depending on the severity and how long it lasts. Acute... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
A Conversation with Tida Lam, DO

A Conversation with Tida Lam, DO

“Being open on weekends is the only reason I chose Avance Care for my first doctor’s visit in 17 years. I expected to sit in a crowded lobby, have somebody weigh me, take my blood pressure, and make me sit alone in an exam room for a half hour until the... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Providers
A Parental Guide to Bully Prevention

A Parental Guide to Bully Prevention

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW Bullying Tips for Parents/Caregivers As the children prepare for their first day back to school with their supply list checked off, we wanted to assist parents with some tools as well. As parents, we do not always hit the mark of... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
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