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  • Healthy Heart: Ten Nutrition Tips

    Healthy Heart: Ten Nutrition Tips

    posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019

    For people fighting heart disease and trying to improve overall health, it's especially important to eat nutritiously. Along with maintaining a healthy weight and regular activity, here are ten tips from our registered dietitian, Liz Erker.

  • Signature Orthopedics Weekend and After-Hours Clinic Opens New Location

    Signature Orthopedics Weekend and After-Hours Clinic Opens New Location

    posted on Monday, December 17, 2018

    Signature Orthopedics has announced that the Orthopedics NOW! After-Hours and Walk-In Clinic will open at the West County Office, located on the CityPlace 5 campus.

  • 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.