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Tips for Keeping Your High School Athlete Hydrated and Healthy

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Sep 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

The fall sports season at local Johnson County high schools is in full swing, and it's time to think about keeping your young athlete healthy and hydrated in the late summer heat and beyond. While coaches are educated in helping your kids stay healthy, they aren't following behind them adding up their fluid intake and clocking the number of hours they sleep.

Here are some helpful tips to keeping your student athletes in top shape so they can perform their best!

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Topics: Sports, Health Care

How Often Should I Go to the Doctor?

Posted by Johnson Memorial Health on Aug 6, 2015 10:00:00 AM

When was the last time you saw your doctor? Most people don't think about visiting the doctor unless they feel sick or have a problem. Even when you are healthy, it's wise to have a yearly check up. Health issues have a way of sneaking up on you even when you are feeling great. Regular visits to your doctor can be sometimes be the difference between life and death. Diet and exercise are an important part of your lifestyle, but in some cases genetics play a major role when it comes to your health.

If you have a family history of certain conditions such as high blood pressures, sleep disorders, or cancer yearly check ups can help detect them early and early detection is the best for your health!

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Topics: Health Care