What does an internist do?

Adults can see their internist for routine checkups

Internal medicine providers are your strongest partner in maintaining good health. Internists specialize in focused care for adults, including:

  • Routine checkups
  • Treatment of common illnesses
  • Diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases
  • Advice about nutrition, exercise, and methods for maintaining a healthy lifestyle
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Annual checkup checklist


Scheduling an annual checkup with your primary care provider is an important—and necessary—step in living a healthy lifestyle.

An appointment with your provider isn’t just for when you’re feeling bad; it’s for when you’re feeling good, too.

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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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Living Well with Logansport Memorial Hospital : top health concerns for women over 50

Women over 50 Health Concerns

Turning 50 is a big milestone in our society. It's also a time that involves lots of changes in your family and in your body. You may have kids going to college or getting married, challenges at work that you haven't had before and other increased stresses in life. Is's also hard to escape the fact that your body is getting older. You're not bouncing back as quickly as you used to and you might tire more easily. The risk for many common health problems increase as you age and 50 is a good time to take stock and make some healthy changes. What health concerns should you watch for. 

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