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maternity care

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Sep, 2018

What Should I Bring to the Hospital When I Have My Baby?

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You’re having a baby - congratulations! As exciting as pregnancy can be at times, it can also be exhausting, and virtually every expecting mother looks forward to delivery and getting pregnancy over with. That’s completely normal, and it’s also…

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heart healthy diet

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Aug, 2018

Protect Your Heart with a Heart-Healthy Diet

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Poets have written about it. Musicians have sung about it. We even have a holiday dominated by pictures of it all over the place. It has become the universal symbol of love. We’re talking about the heart, something we can’t live without - and something we need to protect at all costs if we want to live a long, healthy life. Your diet is your first line of defense against…

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back pain

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Jul, 2018

Want to Help Your Back Pain? Fix Your Posture

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We’ve all been told to sit up straight and not slouch. But that’s not just nagging; those commands are actually good pieces of advice for alleviating back pain. Tens of millions of Americans experience back pain at any given…

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vitamins women

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Jul, 2018

These Are the Vitamins Women Need to Take for Maximum Health

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If you want to stay healthy, you have to give your body what it needs. That means providing a steady supply of vitamins and minerals to help everything from bone health to circulation and even the look and feel of your skin. And if you’re a woman, the need for vitamins is even greater. Most of the vitamins you need should come through your diet. But sometimes, you need to…

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total joint replacement

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Jun, 2018

I Have Arthritis: Do I Need a Total Joint Replacement?

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Osteoarthritis is a very common condition that affects the bones and joints of millions of Americans, especially older ones. An estimated 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, mainly affecting the knee joint, although shoulder and hip problems are also very common. A common question our orthopedic specialists get asked is this: “Do I need a total joint replacement because of arthritis?” The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. It…

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NOTICE OF HOSPITAL CLOSURE – RMC JACKSONVILLE

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NOTICE OF HOSPITAL CLOSURE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS As you know, RMC Jacksonville at 1701 Pelham Rd. S, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265, will close on June 30, 2018. All services will cease operations at that time. Medical records for those who…

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total knee replacement surgery

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Jun, 2018

How to Know if Total Knee Replacement Surgery Is Necessary

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Total knee replacement surgery sounds scary and intimidating to most people, which is natural, because it is a major surgery. But the benefits are potentially tremendous to your quality of life - if it’s necessary. Sometimes, having this surgery isn’t the best recommendation because it may not be needed. Other times, having a total knee replacement is the best course of action. It all depends on your circumstances and your…

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ob-gyn

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May, 2018

What to Expect from OB Visits: the Second Trimester

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So, you’re having a baby, and you’re making your way through the first trimester, looking forward to the second trimester and being one step closer to the big day. You’ve powered through the challenges of the first 12 weeks.…

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ob-gyn

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May, 2018

What to Expect from OB Visits: the First Trimester

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You’re having a baby - we’re so excited for you! It’s going to be a wild but fulfilling ride for you over the next nine months, and nothing during this journey is more important than making sure you and baby are as healthy as possible. That means seeing your OB-GYN often, especially in the all-important first trimester. What can you expect from your OB visits in the first three months…

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