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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

DR. JUSTINA GIROD JOINS BROOKLYN MEDICAL

Details At home in their backyard Dr. Justina Girod spends valuable time with her husband Troy, daughter Jelena-4 yrs, and son Darsen-5 mos.

Dr. Justina Girod has recently opened a new practice at Brooklyn Medical Associates.‑ Dr. Girod comes to Brooklyn after completion of a Family Practice residency at Fort Wayne Family Practice Center.‑She attended Indiana University School of Medicine.‑She also‑received a Degree in Biology from Butler University, Indianapolis.‑She also is a Bishop Luers alumni, class of 1993.

Dr. Girod is‑married with two small children, ages 4 yrs. and 5 months.‑She enjoys gardening, antiquing, and spending...

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FORT WAYNE SLEEP CENTER RECEIVES AASM ACCREDITATION

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Parkview Hospital Sleep Disorders Center in Fort Wayne, directed by Dr. Thomandram Sekar, recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Parkview Hospital Sleep Disorders Center on fulfilling the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorder center," said Dr. Lawrence J. Epstein, President of the AASM.‑ "The center is a significant resource to the local medical community...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's "Here's To Your Health" is a continuation of Sister Ruth's story. We ended last week with...I meditate in silence and imagine God is right there with me and that He has His arm around me. It's such a good feeling...I enjoy knowing that God loves me. What an honor. Who am I to deserve such grace? God loves me and I relish that feeling.

Some days I sit there and nothing seems to happen. It's like pulling for a fish and finding nothing there. But that's just life and that's the way it...

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PREVENTING ACCIDENTAL POISONING AT HOME

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Spring is here and, along with the warmer temperatures, homeowners will begin the traditional spring cleaning. That means using household chemicals that can increase the risk of accidental poisoning, especially around small children. Another very real poisoning risk for children is common household medicines.

According to the National Poison Prevention Week Council, approximately 30 children die every year due to accidental poisonings, and approximately 1 million phone calls are placed to...

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A HEALTHY DAY

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Scoliosis

 

A patient walked into my office concerned because her family physician told her that she had scoliosis. She had shown signs of increased curvature for 2 years and it was monitored with x-rays. She was told that the curvature in her spine was getting worse and that she might need bracing or surgery. The patient was in her adolescence and did not want bracing or surgery. Her mother heard from someone that scoliosis can be treated with chiropractic care. The patient's mother looked...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH

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This week's "Here's To Your Health" is a continuation of Sister Ruth's story. We ended last week's story with...it doesn't matter what new-comers smell, look, or act like, or how much money they have, they need help and since we were once sick too, we unconditionally love them; until they can learn to love themselves...You have no idea what this meant to me. I'm a nun, but I didn't find God in the convent, religion or at home. I found Him around the tables of AA. I owe my life to Sister...

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