Stay Fit With Your Family This Summer

Stay fit this summer with your entire family by incorporating sports and physical activity into your family’s summer schedule. When you take a walk with your family on a summer evening, you aren’t just having fun, you’re literally taking steps toward feeling better and living longer. That’s why Hudson Physicians is promoting regular physical activity […]

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A Baby Boy and a Relationship are Born

It started calmly enough for Abby and Scott Shaver of Baldwin, taking into account the nervousness that comes with a first-time pregnancy and delivery. They were admitted to Hudson Hospital late on a Friday night with 30-year-old Abby in the early stages of labor. Abby’s labor progressed through the night and morning, but complications arose. […]

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Schedule School Physicals Now

You probably have your sights set on summer and are busy planning activities for your children. As you put together their schedules, be sure to include an annual exam early in the season. Both school and sport physicals can be completed in May or June for the following school year.* While it may not seem […]

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Protect Your Hearing

Do you have a hard time understanding conversations? Is it hard to hear over background noise? Do you find yourself asking others to repeat themselves? If so, you may suffer from hearing loss. Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S. and can be caused by age, illness, and/or genetics. Hearing […]

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End of Life Planning

Dr. Kristin Severson will be speaking this Friday, April 29th, about Advanced Directives and End of Life Planning as part of the 3rd Annual Final Affairs Conference. Her presentation is at 9:45 a.m., and the speaker panel starts at noon. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to open up conversations with family members about end […]

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7 Healthy Food Substitutes

We all know we should eat better. And we all know it’s annoying. Here are some simple ways to cut calories and fat without compromising flavor.  1. Replace dairy with avocado Sub in avocado for butter in baked goods like breads and muffins. Sounds weird, but it works and it’s delicious. Just use the same […]

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Level 2 NCQA Recognition

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded Hudson Physicians with a Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 2 Recognition. A patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a team-based approach to providing continuous and coordinated care focused on the whole person. According to NCQA, patient-centered medical homes are driving some of the most important reforms in healthcare […]

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Poison Prevention Week

March 20-26 is National Poison Prevention Week. Let’s help reduce poisonings that can cause death and injuries in the United States. The following tips from the American Association of Poison Control Center can help protect you and your family:   Only take prescription medications that are prescribed to you by a healthcare professional. Misusing or […]

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Your Kids Will Thank You For It

If you had the opportunity to protect your kids from cancer, wouldn’t you do it? Of course you would. You’ve probably already made that choice by giving your child the Hepatitis B series of vaccines that prevents a form of liver cancer. There is one other vaccine that can protect your child against a common […]

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Keeping Playtime Fun

The holidays are an exciting time, especially for your little ones. There are gifts to unwrap, goodies to eat and new toys to play with. December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Keep your kiddos safe this holiday season with these helpful toy safety tips from the Department of Public Health.   Check for safety […]

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