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December 29, 2010

McFarland Clinic Explains: Eyes: Disorders, Symptoms and Treatments Receiving routine eye exams or screening can detect damage to the eye before a patient visually or physically notices any changes. If caught early enough, treatment usually helps several common eye disorders and problems. Dr. Nicolas Hamouche, a McFarland Clinic Ophthalmologist, explains...
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December 22, 2010

Worried about holiday weight gain? With New Year’s resolutions just around the corner, you might be regarding any upcoming holiday eating as your last hoorah before getting your gym membership, or maybe you’re thinking about the holiday meals as a great time to get started on the resolutions early. If...
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December 7, 2010

Dr. Donald Skinner, family medicine physician, took some time to discuss what meningitis is and how it affects people. “Meningitis is inflammation and usually infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord,” said Dr. Skinner. “As in most infections the young and elderly are at greatest risk but...
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December 7, 2010

One of the newer advancements in physical therapy treatment is the use of the Nintendo Wii in patient therapy sessions. The McFarland Clinic North Ames Physical Therapy department is the first McFarland location to offer the Wii. “McFarland Physical Therapy strives to provide the most current treatment options for our...
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December 7, 2010

The 6th annual McFarland Clinic Turkey Food Drive kicked off on Friday, December 3. McFarland Clinic and the “Mystery Turkey” rallied together to benefit MICA of Story County. The clinic as a whole donated 6,952 items and an additional cash donation of $1,083.23. The Turkey Food Drive is a McFarland...
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November 11, 2010

Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer. A self exam should begin with the ABCDE’s of melanoma. Look for danger signs in pigmented lesions of the skin. Consult a dermatologist immediately if any of your moles or pigmented spots exhibits one or more of the following: A:...
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November 11, 2010

What is a Primary Care Provider (PCP)? A primary care provider (PCP) is a family physician, internal or adult medicine physician or pediatrician. This provider takes care of a patient’s basic needs across a wide continuum of different problems. He or she is the first point of contact for a...
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November 2, 2010

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. It is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 50-80 percent. Dr. Aamer Habib, MD is a neurologist for McFarland Clinic. He works with patients daily on the treatment and management of their Alzheimer’s diagnosis. "We diagnose...
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October 19, 2010

You are invited to our North Ames office Open House! Please join us on Sunday, November 7 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at our newest location in Ames. - Tour the New Site - Sign up for MyChart - Meet the Providers The McFarland Clinic North Ames Office is...
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October 12, 2010

McFarland Clinic kicked off its annual United Way campaign with a slogan to live by, "Make a Brighter Day." Staff members are encouraged to donate their time, money and resources to those in need to make a difference in someone’s life. Supervisors were given United Way packets for each employee....
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