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Know the Warning Signs for Stroke

Know the Warning Signs for Stroke

Do you know the warning signs of stroke? American Stroke Association statistics have found that 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, which means that a stroke occurs approximately every 40 seconds. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause …

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Fruits & Veggies Matter

Fruits & Veggies Matter

All of the moms and dads out there know that it can be tough to encourage children to eat healthy, but adults are often just as guilty of skimping on fruits and veggies! The USDA’s current dietary guidelines, known as …

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Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

It’s easy to think that cancer only happens to other people, but in reality it can strike anyone at any time without warning. Some types of cancer can be diagnosed before symptoms arise and in some cases, preventative screenings can …

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Top Playtime Safety Tips

Top Playtime Safety Tips

Kids will be kids, especially when they are at play. Even in your own home, when you are supervising your children–accidents can happen. There are many hazards lurking around your home, and even the best parental supervision may not prevent …

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Managing Arthritis Pain

Managing Arthritis Pain

         Not only are there over 100 types of arthritis, but the disease affects nearly 1 out of every 5 adults. Pain from arthritis can get in the way of your everyday life, but the good news is there are …

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Summer Sun Safety: Top Tips

Summer Sun Safety: Top Tips

As summer break approaches, it’s time to start thinking about sun safety. May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Learn how to enjoy summer without worrying about the damaging effects of the sun on your skin. Discover the …

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Heartburn & GERD: What’s the Difference?

Heartburn & GERD: What’s the Difference?

You probably hear the term “heartburn” all the time. On television commercials, the radio, in magazine ads and on billboards. Chances are you have also heard a mention or two about GERD or GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease. The two can become …

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Tips to Help Your Children Form Healthy Habits for Life

Tips to Help Your Children Form Healthy Habits for Life

Healthy habits start early. If your children learn good habits from a young age, they’ll be likely to stick with them throughout their lives. Give your kids the best start you can. Healthy Hygiene: Make proper hand-washing a family tradition. …

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Back Pain from Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Back Pain from Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

An aching back is no fun. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis may be the cause of your pain, if it’s in your lower back. Over time, our spines naturally change. Life takes its toll and the spinal canal can narrow. This leads …

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FDA’s New SPF Rules–What Do They Mean?

FDA’s New SPF Rules–What Do They Mean?

FDA. SPF. Are they secret codes? Nope. The FDA is the Food and Drug Administration, which enforces safety laws to protect consumers like you. SPF is sun protection factor and refers to the number on a bottle of sunscreen. The …

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