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November 18, 2015

Author: SHERRI L. SAMUELS-FUERST

Save money on health care

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Open enrollment season for choosing  your health insurance is here.

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October 7, 2015

Author: LIBBY HOLTE

October is Health Literacy Month

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Each day, people face choices about their health.

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April 9, 2015

Author: Emily Shallow

The best way to prep for medical appointment is....

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The best way to prep for a medical appointment is...

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October 22, 2014

Author: Sherri L. Samuels-Fuerst

It's "Ok2Ask" about your health

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Why is it that we are willing to ask Siri on our iPhones just about anything, but many of us don’t feel comfortable asking our own doctor questions when we don’t understand?

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October 1, 2014

Author: Annette Selk

Talking with your doctor is major step to good health

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Have you ever left the doctor’s office unsure of what the doctor said or what you should do next? You are not alone.

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June 17, 2014

Author: Kevin Struck

Understanding health care instructions can be challenging

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Findings from a survey and five focus groups conducted over the past two years by the Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 Health Literacy Committee indicate understanding health care instructions can be an especially daunting task for certain groups such as the elderly, young people new to the system, and individuals whose primary language is not English.

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June 10, 2014

Author: Dr. Sanjay Suthar

Preparing for your physician appointment

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Preparation is important in life and preparing to see your physician is no different. Whether it’s a first time or a return visit to a doctor, being prepared will take some anxiety out of the visit as well as allow both you and your physician to focus on your concerns.

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