Catch the Latest Health News with FHN and Big Radio

FHN is proud to work with the Big Radio family of stations to provide you the latest in health news.

Tune in to Big Oldies 93.7 at 7:35 Tuesday mornings when an FHN healthcare provider steps into Scott Thompson's "Morning Mess" for Dial-a-Doc. You'll hear about a different health topic each week on this 10-minute live interview.

FHN providers are also frequent guests on Big Radio's "Talk of the Town" and "To the Point".

You can also catch up on "Dial-a-Doc", "Talk of the Town" and "To the Point" in our online archive below!

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2018 Archives

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July 17 Dial-a-Doc: Varicose Vein Treatments at FHN Vein Center
Stacey Kearny, RN
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July 12 Find out about our Community Health Forum Series
Dr. Herrmann
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July 10 Dial-a-Doc: Sign Up TODAY for the Healthy Heart Hustle 5K Run and Win!
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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July 3 Dial-a-Doc: Preventing Summertime Germs
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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July 3 Joint Replacement Services at FHN
Lindsay Bader, FHN Physical Therapist
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June 29 Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) at FHN
Kristin Kloepping and Kayla Rodebaugh
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June 26 Dial-a-Doc: Cardiac Services at FHN
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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June 19 Dial-a-Doc: Sports Physicals are Available at FHN
Stephanie Perkins
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June 14 Joint Replacement Services at FHN
Lindsay Bader, FHN Physical Therapist
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June 12 Dial-a-Doc: Gran Fonda Tour Against Cancer - June 30th
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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June 5 Dial-a-Doc: Summertime Urgent Care Options at FHN
Dr. Jim Kolka
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May 29 Dial-a-Doc: Find Out About Lyme Disease
Timothy Rupnow FNP-BC
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May 22 Dial-a-Doc: May is Stroke Awareness Month
Tracy Love, FHN Stroke Porgram Coordinator
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May 15 Dial-a-Doc: This Week is FHN Pride Week
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:13:32
May 10 It's National Hospital Week
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:09:44
May 8 Dial-a-Doc: National Nurses Week
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Office
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0:09:56
May 1 Dial-a-Doc: Joint Replacement Services at FHN
Lindsay Bader, FHN Physical Therapist
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0:10:43
May 1 May is Stroke Awareness Month
Tracy Love, FHN Stroke Porgram Coordinator
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0:05:37
April 24 Dial-a-Doc: The Center of Innovative Learning at FHN
Karen Kryder, Innovative Learning Specialist
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April 17 Dial-a-Doc: YMCA Healthy Kids Day and FHN Family Health Fair - April 21
Jill McKenna, FHN Marketing
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April 12 FHN Family Health Fair is Back!
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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0:05:31
April 10 Dial-a-Doc: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Beth Johnson, FHN Prevention and Education Supervisor
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0:09:07
April 3 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about our Community Health Forum Series
Dr. Herrmann
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0:10:21
March 27 Dial-a-Doc: Benefits of Getting a Colonoscopy
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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March 22 March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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0:09:08
March 20 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Nutrition Month
Jennifer Gassman, Clinical Dietitian
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0:07:20
March 13 Dial-a-Doc: Food Fight Against Cancer - FHN Foundation Fund Raiser
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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March 6 Dial-a-Doc: Find a primary care provider with just one call.
Sarah Graybill, FHN Director of Patient Access
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0:08:32
February 27 Dial-a-Doc: Find out more about the Stop the Bleed program
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:10:47
February 22 Update to the Seasonal Flu in Northwestern Illinois
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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February 20 Dial-a-Doc: FHN, Medicaid, and Health Choice Illinois
Lorna Schindler, Government Team Leader
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0:07:22
February 13 Dial-a-Doc: Symptoms and Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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February 8 Learn about the Stop The Bleed program
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:11:52
February 6 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about the Perinatal Loss Support Group
Sean Hugenin, FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator
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0:09:42
January 30 Dial-a-Doc: Flu Season is More Severe This year
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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0:13:52
January 23 Dial-a-Doc: Protect yourself from slips and falls this winter
Andrew Blint MD
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January 16 Dial-a-Doc: Varicose Vein Treatments at FHN Vein Center
Stacey Kearny, RN
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0:09:45
January 9 Dial-a-Doc: How to Succeed with Your New Year's Resolutions
Joe White, MA, LCPC, Behavior Health Specialist
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0:07:50
January 2 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about this year's GetFiT Team Challenge
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing

2017 Archives

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0:12:12
December 26 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Highlights for 2017, and goals for the new year.
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:07:19
December 19 Dial-a-Doc: Advice for Thriving During the Holidays
Amy Brattrud, FHN Family Counseling
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December 12 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Foundation's Role at FHN
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:10:33
December 5 Dial-a-Doc: How to Handle Grief Over the Holidays
Sean Hugenin, FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator
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0:10:49
December 5 Year-end Giving and the FHN Foundation
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:07:28
November 28 Dial-a-Doc: Healthcare Coverage Signup Ends Dec. 15
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator
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0:07:13
November 21 Dial-a-Doc: Dr. Kolka discusses his role at FHN
Dr. Kolka, FHN Chief Physician Executive
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November 14 Dial-a-Doc: Find out about MyFHN Patient Portal
Alyssa Wales, FHN Portal Coordinator
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0:07:49
November 7 Dial-a-Doc: Learn About FHN Festival of Trees and Collaborate Freeport
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director
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0:08:23
October 31 Dial-a-Doc: Flu Season is Here Again - Get Your Flu Shot
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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October 28 Services available at the FHN Retinal Clinic
Joyce Martin
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0:09:50
October 24 Dial-a-Doc: Stroke Awareness Day is Sunday, October 29
Tracy Love, RN, FHN Stoke Coordinator
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0:12:14
October 23 Dial-a-Doc: Breast Cancer Care Close to Home
Arshad Shaikh MD
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0:10:07
October 17 Dial-a-Doc: The Latest Information About Enrolling in the Affordable Care Act
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator
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0:07:47
October 10 Dial-a-Doc: Get Your Flu Shot at One of FHN's Drive-Through Clinics
Mark Gridley, FHN President, CEO
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0:07:28
October 3 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about the services available at the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital
Arshad Shaikh MD
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October 3 Dial-a-Doc: Medical Staff additions at FHN
Meghan Cox, Director, Medical Staff Services
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0:09:50
September 19 Dial-a-Doc: TruMatchâ„¢ Total Knee Replacements
George Lester, Surgical Services
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September 14 Dial-a-Doc: Total Joint Replacement at FHN
Megan Christensen, Clinical Nurse Leader
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0:08:06
September 12 Dial-a-Doc: Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment at FHN
Callina Elgar DO
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September 5 Dial-a-Doc: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Open House
Jessica Currier, Director of Rehabilation Services
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September 5 Dial-a-Doc: Services available at FHN's Women's Diagnostic Center
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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August 29 Dial-a-Doc: Services provided at FHN Orthopaedics
Greg Dammann MD
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0:06:17
August 24 Dial-a-Doc: Saturday Walk-In Sports Injury Clinics at Burchard Hills
Jennifer Thompson, Athletic Trainer
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August 22 Dial-a-Doc: The FHN Judy and Virgil Bocker Cardiovascular Center
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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August 15 Dial-a-Doc: Services available at the FHN Retinal Clinic
Joyce Martin
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August 10 Cardiac Services at FHN
Diane Bardell, RN, Cardiac Services
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0:07:08
August 8 Dial-a-Doc: Back-to-School Immunizations and Vaccinations
Elizabeth Mendeloff DNP, FNP-BC
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0:09:44
August 1 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about the three types of Hepatitis
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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0:09:37
July 27 Services provided by the FHN Family Counseling Center
Cindy and Tracy
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0:13:19
July 25 Dial-a-Doc: Mosquitoes are back with a vengeance this summer.
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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July 18 Dial-a-Doc: Learn how to be prepared for any emergency
Doug Toepfer, FHN Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
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0:13:37
July 13 Protect yourself from mosquitoes this summer
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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0:09:29
July 11 Dial-a-Doc: Services Provided at FHN's Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center
Dr. Refaat and Julie Nampel
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0:06:10
July 4 Dial-a-Doc: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at FHN
LeAnne Raders
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0:07:34
June 27 Dial-a-Doc: Osteopathic Medical Care at FHN
Callina Elgar DO
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0:09:35
June 20 Dial-a-Doc: Knee Replacement with TruMatch ™
George Lester, Director of OB and Surgical Services
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June 13 Dial-a-Doc: Amy Bollon discusses The Women's Diagnostic Center
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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June 8 Learn about the services provided by The Women's Diagnostic Center
Katie Alvarado, Operations Leader Imaging Services
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June 6 Dial-a-Doc: FHN's Role in Addressing Community Violence
Quincy Carter, FHN Security Supervisor
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0:10:23
June 6 Dial-a-Doc: Knee Replacement Innovations at FHN
Greg Dammann MD
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0:10:48
May 30 Dial-a-Doc: It's National Mental Health Awareness Month
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May 23 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Community Garden Program
Jill McKenna, FHN Marketing
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May 16 Dial-a-Doc: FHN's Women's Diagnostic Center has expanded their Walk-in-Wednesdays Mammogram service
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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May 9 Dial-a-Doc: Mark Gridley Talks About FHN/National Hospital Week
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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May 2 It's National Hospital Week, May 7-13
Kathy Martinez, Chief Nursing Officer at FHN
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May 2 Dial-a-Doc: FHN Imaging Offers "My Risk" Hereditary Cancer Panel Test
Amy Bollon, Imaging Navigator, Women's Diagnostic Center
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April 25 Dial-a-Doc: April is National Foot Health Awareness Month
Roland Tolliver DPM
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April 18 Dial-a-Doc: YMCA Healthy Kids Day and FHN Family Health Fair - April 29
Barb Lessman, FHN Marketing
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April 11 Dial-a-Doc: Bowl For Kids' Sake is Back!
Tonya Meyer, FHN Foundation Executive Director and Cherie Rucker, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
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April 4 Flu Season is coming to a close - but it's still with us
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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March 28 Dial-a-Doc: Find About Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy at FHN
Tiffany Truckenmiller, FHN Certified Athletic Trainer
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March 23 March is National Social Work Month
Shevawn Svehla, FHN Social Worker
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0:08:37
March 21 Dial-a-Doc: Diabetes is on the Rise - Find Out More
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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March 14 Dial-a-Doc: Ideas for Healthy Eating
Sarah Todd, Clinical Dietitian
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March 9 Managing Type I and Type II Diabetes
Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE, Registered Dietitian
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March 7 Dial-a-Doc: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Vicki Bales and Stacey Winter
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March 7 New FHN CEO Mark Gridley talks about his goals for FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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February 28 Dial-a-Doc: Dr. DanPullo, FHN Obstetrics, discusses postmenopausal symptoms and treatments
Courtney DanPullo MD, FACOG
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February 23 Mark Gridley reflects on his first days on the job as FHN CEO
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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February 21 Dial-a-Doc: Check Your Heart Health for $99
Diane & Erica, FHN Cardiac and Imaging Services
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February 14 Dial-a-Doc: February is National Heart Month
Bhadresh Patel MD, FACC, FACP
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0:08:43
February 9 More About Preventing and Treating Norovirus
Margie Kochsmier, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Infection Control
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February 7 Dial-a-Doc: Symptoms and Treatment for Norovirus
Robert Geller MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA
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February 7 Dr. Shoolin Discusses the current upgrade of FHN's EMR System
Dr. Shoolin, FHN CMIO
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January 26 Dr. Shoolin Discusses the current upgrade of FHN's EMR System
Dr. Shoolin, FHN CMIO
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January 24 Dial-a-Doc: New CEO Mark Gridley Reviews His Vision for FHN
Mark Gridley, FHN CEO
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January 17 Dial-a-Doc: Learn about FHN's New EHR (Electronic Health Record) System - OurFHN
Karen Shearing
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January 3 Dial-a-Doc: How to Avoid and Treat Frostbite
Roland Tolliver DPM
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0:11:34
January 3 Dial-a-Doc: Learn All About The Affordable Care Act with an Expert
Jody Heeren, FHN, Financial Resources Coordinator