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Be Well 2020: 5 benefits of having a primary care doctor

Editor's note: This article is the first in a series of stories that originally were published in the Chronicle's March 1 health and wellness supplement sponsored by Franciscan Health.

For the healthy ones out there, seeing their doctor is little more than an annual checkup event. People who live with chronic conditions, on the other hand, are compelled to visit the doctor’s office more frequently to manage their health.

Franciscan Physician Network physician Dr. Dionna Lomax works with Davina Cook of her medical staff to keep patients on track.

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