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Heartburn: Are You Aware of the Long-Term Risks?

Heartburn: Are You Aware of the Long-Term Risks?

Heartburn is common, but constant bouts with the condition puts you at risk for damaging side effects. About 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn at least once a month. While some many brush off the sometimes painful symptoms, experiencing heartburn …

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Fracture or Ankle Sprain?

Fracture or Ankle Sprain?

Some fractures and ankle sprains present similar symptoms, which if not treated properly can lead to additional problems. Ankle fractures and sprains are common injuries, even if you’re not an athlete. A fracture is a break in a bone, no …

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Stop Springtime Allergies Before They Start

Stop Springtime Allergies Before They Start

Spring is in the air … along with allergens that cause watery eyes, sneezing, congestion, and other misery. From January to April, grasses, weeds and trees such as oak, elm, walnut, maple, sycamore, and cypress create pollen that triggers allergic …

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Tips to Control Heartburn

Tips to Control Heartburn

Sometimes eating your favorite foods can be a real pain. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help prevent heartburn. Controlling heartburn can help you feel better and enjoy life more. Heartburn is a feeling of burning pain …

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Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

When the temperatures start to rise, it's important to be careful if you spend time outdoors—especially if you are being active. Dehydration, heat exhaustion, and even heat stroke can occur if you don't take the right steps to protect yourself. …

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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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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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How Alcohol Can Affect Your Health

How Alcohol Can Affect Your Health

Pour the champagne and make a toast to a special someone. Alcohol has long been associated with celebrations and festivities. All that fun can make people forget about the dangerous health effects of alcohol. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month. …

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