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Dopson Family Medical Center Welcomes Kate Bennett, MD

Dopson Family Medical Center is proud to welcome Kate Bennett, MD, to our family medicine practice. “The addition of Dr. Bennett to the Dopson Family Medical Center primary care team allows us to expand our services and provide even more health care services to the people of Baker County,” said Edward Anderson, CEO of Baker…

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How to Stick To Your New Year’s Health Resolutions in 2020

A new year and a new decade is upon us and with that comes the wave of New Year’s Resolutions. It’s always easy to set lofty goals about all of the things we’ll change in the New Year, but keeping up with these resolutions can be a lot more difficult than we think. Instead of…

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! This year, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) along with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are partnering up to focus on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. According to the NHLBI, adults with diabetes are twice as likely to die from…

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Why Getting Your Annual Flu Shot is Important

Millions of people get the flu each year, and many people are hospitalized or experience life-threatening complications. One of the best ways to protect yourself from contracting the virus is to get your annual flu shot. “There’s an often circulated myth that you can actually get the flu from the vaccine,” says Dr. Kyle Knabb…

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Baker Rural Health Clinic Welcomes Jessica Putney, ARNP

Please join us in welcoming Jessica Putney, ARNP, to our Baker Rural Health Clinic team. “Jessica brings more than 10 years of nursing experience to our Baker Rural Health Clinic team,” said Edward Anderson, CEO of Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital. “Residents in the area will benefit from her comprehensive background in emergency medicine, medical-surgical, primary…

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Convenient Lab Services in Baker County

Take advantage of clinical lab services right here in Macclenny at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital. Our lab is: Convenient: We’re open Monday – Friday from 6 am to 4 pm and no appointment is necessary for most lab tests. Fast: Our lab performs tests for STAT or routine orders. If your physician orders a STAT test, we call or…

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High-Quality Rehabilitation Services in Macclenny

With our comprehensive Rehabilitation services, our goal is your complete recovery.  Our highly rated therapists work directly with your primary doctor to create a therapy program that’s best for you.  We offer: Physical Therapy to help you balance deficits, regain mobility, strengthening and pain management following surgery, hospital stays, period of illness or immobility. Occupational Therapy to…

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Dopson Family Medical Center Welcomes Kassie Shoup, ARNP

Please join us in welcoming Kassie Shoup, ARNP, to the Dopson Family Medical Center practice. Kassie brings more than 13 years of nursing experience to the practice, and area residents will benefit from her extensive background in emergency medicine, interventional cardiology, pediatrics, and women’s services. The addition of Shoup expands Dopson’s offering for family services…

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Radiology at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital

We are proud to offer a full range of Radiological Services at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital. The state-of-the-art digital imaging technology we offer along with our specialized staff not only save valuable time but also provide high quality images with the lowest reasonably achievable dose. Our comprehensive radiology services include X-ray, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine,…

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Cardiology Services for Heart Disease Prevention at Dopson Family Medical Center

Every year in the United States, 1 in 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. Heart disease is the leading source of death in both men and women and is becoming more prevalent among younger adults. February represents American Heart Health Month, and serves as the perfect opportunity to learn about the risks of heart…

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