When you should go to the doctor vs. the emergency room

Woman sick with a head cold

When it comes to being sick, it can be hard to know where to go to find relief fast. For some people, their conditions can mean a trip to the emergency room. For others, their illnesses can “wait” until you can get in to see your primary care provider.

How do you know where to draw the line? Which conditions should be seen by a primary care doctor, and what types of illnesses should be seen by an ER provider?

To help you determine whether you should go to the doctor or the ER, the care team at Logansport Memorial Hospital has put together a list.

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Four tips to get your kids to eat healthy foods

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If you want your kids to develop healthy eating habits, focus on the fun. Shape positive behaviors by teaching them about the importance of good health early on, and keep them from developing bad habits with long-lasting effects. Here are some strategies to make it easier:

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Autoimmune disease is more common than you may realize

Autoimmune Talk with Doctor

Autoimmune diseases aren't talked about as often as cancer or heart disease but they are just as prevalent. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association estimates 50 million Americans have an autoimmune disease. There are different types of autoimmune diseases and they are often difficult to diagnose. Let's learn more about autoimmune disease symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. 

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Important health scans for people over 40

Health Screens Over 40

Take charge of your health and your body will thank you for it! Regular check-ups are important because they help find problems before they start. And finding problems early improves your chances for treatment and a cure. As you get older, health screenings become a regular part of your check-ups. They help you be proactive and spot potential problems early. Let's review some of important health screenings for everyone over 40.

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