Meava Miller, a young Welia Health patient, with her family.

Family Medicine

Gratitude for a life saved

From the start, Amy Miller, a certified speech pathologist at Welia Health, knew something wasn’t right with her newborn daughter. It was one of her close colleagues who saved her life—by chance.

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Family Medicine

Tips to prevent falls

One out of every five falls results in a serious injury. These injuries can make it hard for a person to get around, do everyday activities, or live on their own. Review these tips for preventing falls.

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Family Medicine

The 2020 flu season is upon us

The 2020 flu season is underway. In addition to getting your flu shot, learn about other steps to prevent the flu, as well as its symptoms and treatment options.

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Wellness

Added sugar—where is it hiding?

We tend to think that added sugar is mainly found in desserts like cookies and cakes, but it’s also found in many savory foods, such as bread and pasta sauce. Learn to spot where sugar is hiding.

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Wellness

Nutrition labels updated to reflect current guidelines

Understanding nutrition labels and calorie information helps us make better decisions about what we eat. Will the FDA’s updated requirements mean clearer and more useful information on nutrition labels?

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The Paquin family from Mora.

Wellness

The health perks of gratitude

Too often in today’s fast-paced world, we don’t slow down enough to say thank you. But we should. Besides being a nice thing to do, expressing gratitude has proven health perks, according to a vast body of research.

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Family Medicine

Technology trap: Why it matters and how to break free

Technology permeates our society today so there’s really no escaping its use. But most of us can better manage our technology habits. Here’s how.

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Sports Medicine

What is sports medicine?

When you injure yourself during exercise or while playing a sport, you want to get back to your routine as soon as you can. Sports medicine doctors help you do just that.

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Orthopedics

Is joint replacement right for me?

Damaged joints can cause pain, limit range of motion, and impact your quality of life. Rehabilitation might help. But in more severe situations, joint replacement might be best.

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