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  • Go Further with Food

    Go Further with Food

    posted by Liz Erker, Registered Dietitian on Monday, March 12, 2018

    Each March, the Academy of Nutrition focuses nationwide attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month. Whether it's starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help reduce food loss and waste.

  • Gaining Weight on the Pill

    Gaining Weight on the Pill

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    If you're taking a birth control pill and noticed you've gained a little weight, don't be alarmed. Health experts say weight gain is a temporary side effect that's due to fluid retention, not extra fat.

  • The Importance of Folic Acid During Pregnancy

    The Importance of Folic Acid During Pregnancy

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    If you're pregnant or trying to get pregnant, health experts say you need an ample amount of folic acid. Folic acid is the synthetic form of vitamin B9, also known as folate.

  • Independence Women's Clinic Takes Care of Women

    Independence Women's Clinic Takes Care of Women

    posted on Monday, January 8, 2018

    If you're a woman in the Kansas City area, chances are you've heard of Independence Women's Clinic. After all, we've been meeting the obstetrical and gynecological needs of our patients for more than 50 years.

  • Premier Care Meets Your Needs with Orthopedics Now!

    Premier Care Meets Your Needs with Orthopedics Now!

    posted on Thursday, January 4, 2018

    At Premier Care Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, we know that injuries can happen anywhere and at anytime. And pain can strike at any moment. As a division of Signature Medical Group, we've been happy to offer our Orthopedics Now! service for more than a year at our main south St. Louis County location. We've extended our hours to 8:30 p.m. on weeknights and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. No appointment is necessary.