What’s the difference between an RN and LPN?

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When you go to the doctor’s office or the hospital, you might notice there are lots of different letters on the badges of the nursing staff. Two of those are registered nurses (RNs) or licensed practical nurses (LPNs) – but what is the difference between an RN and an LPN? Difference in roles RNs are […]

What’s the difference between an MD and DO?

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Finding the right doctor may be one of the most important decisions you ever make. Not only will this person be your go-to for health questions, they’ll make sure you’re up-to-date on yearly checkups and tests. At NMC, our family doctors are ready to serve you. They see patients from birth and beyond. Our doctors […]

Here are the facts about COVID-19

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Many people ask if this is like seasonal flu, which is an influenza virus. Many wonder if we are overreacting to COVID-19 in our communities. I thought I’d go through some of the comparisons of the two illnesses and why scientists believe this is different.

How to get help with your medical bills

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By: Michelle Schmidt, Director of Marketing at The Midland Group Before joining The Midland Group, Michelle Schmidt has worked with many well-known companies, such Big Brothers Big Sisters, Clara Biotech, and several private universities, among many others. Michelle also owns and operates a private photography business and is a self-proclaimed story enthusiast who believes that […]