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Flu Shots 2021-2022

September 22, 2021

JCMG has flu shots in! Getting your flu shot is easy at JCMG: ask during a doctor visit or walk in to your PCP’s office. PCP offices with flu shots on hand: FAMILY MEDICINE JCMG Family Medicine Stadium: 1241 Stadium Blvd, JC MO (573) 635-JCMG JCMG Family Medicine West: 3605 Country Club, JC MO (573) […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Booster Doses

August 17, 2021

Last updated: September 27, 2021 On Friday, August 13, 2021, the CDC recommended that patients with moderate to severe immunosuppression or patients age 65 years and older who have received a Pfizer or Moderna COVID vaccine should receive a third (“booster”) vaccination at least 6 months after their second dose. What to Know About Booster […]

COVID Response – July 2021

July 23, 2021

Due to federal guidance for healthcare facilities and the increase in COVID-19 cases throughout Central Missouri, masks for patients and staff regardless of vaccination status, are required in clinical areas starting Monday, July 26. A “clinical area” is defined as any area where a patient and staff member interact, and includes wearing a mask when […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

COVID-19 vaccine
January 4, 2021

JCMG is excited at the opportunity to protect our community as a future site for COVID-19 vaccinations. For the most recent up-to-date information on the COVID Vaccine from JCMG, visit www.jcmg.org/covid Vaccine Availability The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services are distributing COVID-19 vaccines in phases, and are not yet available to patients at […]

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

December 21, 2020

by Christopher Case, M.D. It is that time of the year again to set New Year’s resolutions. These often include losing weight, eating healthy, and exercising. If you are an individual with type 2 diabetes, improving blood glucose levels may be one of your resolutions. First, and foremost, talk with your health care provider, licensed […]

Lung Cancer Awareness Month, November 2020

lung cancer
November 12, 2020

by Shadi Haddadin, M.D., CPE   Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in women and men in 2020. Despite representing 12-13% of new cancer cases in 2020, it is responsible for 22-23% of cancer deaths in the United States. According to American Cancer Society (ACS), the estimated new lung cancer cases in the […]

Breast Cancer in 2020

October 20, 2020

by Shadi Haddadin, M.D., CPE  Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer in women and is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States. According to American Cancer Society (ACS), in 2020, the estimated new female breast cancer cases in the state of Missouri would be 5,360 with an expected […]

Dr Rucker’s Dish – Diets vs Lifestyle

August 19, 2020

One of the hardest things for me to hear is, “I am dieting.“ Dieting means that it is temporary and most the time extreme. This makes it often unsustainable. That’s why I tell patients, you are not dieting, you are making a lifestyle change. The diet goals that you make should be realistic and something […]

COVID-19: New Information August 2020

August 13, 2020

How long should I be quarantined if I’ve been infected or believe I’m infected? Once you are 10 days after the onset of symptoms and have been fever-free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medications, patients appear to stop shedding virus and are no longer contagious. If you have been directed to quarantine by the health […]

Dr. Rucker’s Dish – Warming up

August 11, 2020

By Rachel Rucker, D.O. Warming up is just as important as the workout itself. It is difficult to do a workout if you hurt yourself. My track coaches in high school as well as my track coach in college trained me that you are properly warmed up whenever you are drenched in sweat. This can […]