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How Important Are Immunizations?

Lawrence Family Practice | 03/25/2024

Protect yourself, your family, and the community by ensuring your family is up to date with recommended vaccines and immunizations at all ages.

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What Are Common Questions Parents Have About Well-Child Exams?

Lawrence Family Practice | 02/25/2024

Find answers to many pediatric well visit FAQs here, including what to expect at your child's appointment and how often well exams are needed.

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What Are the Negative Effects of High Blood Pressure?

Lawrence Family Practice | 01/27/2024

High blood pressure can be a highly serious condition that often goes unnoticed. Learn more about the dangers of hypertension here.

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What Factors Can Contribute to High Cholesterol?

Lawrence Family Practice | 12/20/2023

Learn what risk factors and behaviors may be associated with elevated cholesterol — and what you can do to avoid or address a diagnosis.

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What Can Diabetes Lead to If Left Untreated?

Lawrence Family Practice | 11/18/2023

Managing your diabetes with professional healthcare guidance is critical for avoiding more serious and even life-threatening complications.

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What Should I Ask My Doctor Before Starting Infertility Treatments?

Lawrence Family Practice | 10/27/2023

Considering fertility treatments? Be sure to ask your doctor these important questions during your fertility consultation.

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What Vaccinations are Recommended for Children?

Lawrence Family Practice | 09/25/2023

A useful guide on vaccination recommendations for children, including which vaccines they should get, when, and why.

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How Can Athletes Prepare for a Sports Physical to Maximize its Benefits?

Lawrence Family Practice | 09/01/2023

Ensure your sports physical goes smoothly with these helpful tips, and find out who needs them and who can perform them in Lawrence, KS.

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Should Your Kid Get a Well-Child Check Up Before School Starts?

Dr. Melissa Kalb | 07/24/2023

Discover why well-child exams at Lawrence Family Practice Center are crucial for your child's health and academic success before school starts.

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What Does a Pap Smear Feel Like?

Lawrence Family Practice | 06/24/2023

Part of a well-woman exam conducted annually, a Pap smear is brief and a bit uncomfortable but can be a potentially life-saving procedure.

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How Can Sperm Washing Increase Fertilization?

Lawrence Family Practice | 05/29/2023

Treatments like IUI and IVF can help with male infertility. Learn how sperm washing can increase your chances of conceiving a child at our clinic.

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Three Signs You May Have High Blood Pressure

Lawrence Family Practice | 04/29/2023

Manage your risk for high blood pressure and increase your overall well-being with preventative medicine.

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How is High Cholesterol Diagnosed?

Lawrence Family Practice | 04/01/2023

Find out why testing your cholesterol regularly is crucial to help prevent chronic disease and ensure a long and healthy life.

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How Can I Lower My Risk of Diabetes?

Lawrence Family Practice | 02/28/2023

With a preventive health maintenance plan supported by your doctor, you can greatly lower your risk of diabetes and/or better manage your condition.

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Can I Still Get a Pap Smear While on My Menstrual Cycle?

Lawrence Family Practice | 01/30/2023

A Pap smear can be performed during a patient's menstrual cycle, though it may allow for easier examination if rescheduled.

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What Does an Abnormal Endometrial Biopsy Mean?

Lawrence Family Practice | 12/31/2022

While patients fear an abnormal endometrial biopsy indicates cancer, it can also help rule it out or identify other conditions requiring treatment.

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At What Age Should My Child Begin Well-Child Checkups?

Lawrence Family Practice | 11/05/2022

Learn why a well-child checkup is important to maintain your child’s health and catch possible health problems early.

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Is Pregnancy After Age 30 Considered High Risk?

Lawrence Family Practice | 10/30/2022

Learn more about what qualifies as a high-risk pregnancy and what is included in high-risk OB care.

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How Often do Adult Patients Need Immunizations?

Lawrence Family Practice | 09/30/2022

Immunizations for adults can be trickier than vaccines for children. However, the team at our office in Lawrence, KS can help.

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Add a Physical to Your Back-to-School Checklist

Lawrence Family Practice | 08/27/2022

School and sports physicals are an important part of keeping your children safe while they are participating in extracurricular activities.

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