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4 Tips to Reduce the Risk of UTI in Women

More than 50% of women will have at least one UTI in their lifetime. Most uncomplicated UTIs in adult women can be quickly and easily treated via virtual care. In fact, UTIs are one of our most commonly diagnosed and treated conditions. *This article was first published on Froedtert & MCW Virtual Clinic’s Blog.

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Get Your Vitamins From Food Instead Of A Pill.

Vitamin and mineral supplements from a bottle simply can’t match all the biologically active compounds teeming in a well-stocked pantry. *First published in Harvard’s Healthbeat

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What is Stress?{Part One}

In Part One of our series on stress and anxiety, Dr. Robert Stockman, Ph.D., 4C Medical Group’s psychologist offers a comprehensive explanation of the origination of stress, its effects on the mind and body, and ways to cope and minimize its impact on our wellbeing.

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How to Break Up with Your Phone.

How many people on their deathbeds do you think are going to say, “I wish I’d spent more time on Facebook”? Keep asking yourself the same question, again and again and again: This is your life. How much of it do you want to spend on your phone?

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What to Eat & Drink if You Have the Flu.

There are no magic cures for the flu, but you can ensure you maintain proper hydration and sustenance to minimize your discomfort and potentially speed up your recovery time. Here are some foods and drinks that will combat your flu symptoms:

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A Heart Risk Factor Doctors Are Still Learning About.

Although doctors regularly test for lipoproteins such as HDL and LDL cholesterol, very few test specifically for lipoprotein(a) (lp(a)). High levels of lp(a) (which are predominantly determined by genetics), triple the risk of having a heart attack or stroke at an early age. 

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New Year’s Resolutions: Here’s How to Succeed.

Research states that half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions, yet only 8% keep their resolutions and reach their goals. Dr. Paul Marciano, Ph.D., is a behavioral psychologist on a mission to help us develop the right skills and strategies to stick with our New Year’s resolutions. Here are his seven principles for resolution success:

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