Rachel Freeman

Rachel Freeman

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Primary care: Patient’s first line of defense

There is nothing more important than staying healthy – and one of the ways to do so is by having a primary care physician whom you see regularly. Primary care is a patient’s first line of defense, and an ongoing relationship with a primary care provider can result in significant health benefits. Your primary care provider – a family physician, an internist, a pediatrician, a physician assistant, or nurse practitioner – knows you and your medical history. They often notice changes in your health, treat common

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Nutrition for your Heart

Eating right and exercising on a regular basis are two lifestyle changes that can have a positive impact on your heart and improve your overall well-being. Women often allow their careers and family responsibilities to take priority over their health. Preparing a healthy meal the entire family can enjoy can be challenging. But like most challenges in life, developing a plan is often the first step in making a change.