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Summer Health Myths & Facts

Learn the truth behind all the old wives’ tales you heard as a kid. You can almost hear your...

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Which Sunscreen is Best?

Protect your skin from harmful sun exposure with the right sunscreen. Summer is approaching and you...

Man Stomach Ache

Quick Tips for Improving Your Digestive Health

Avoid tummy troubles with these tips to improve your digestive health. It’s that familiar yet...

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Safety Checklist for Sports Parents

Safe Kids Week is the perfect time for parents to keep themselves in check and know their role in...

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Fracture or Ankle Sprain?

Some fractures and ankle sprains present similar symptoms, which if not treated properly can lead...

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3 Steps to Getting in Shape for Swimsuit Season

Can’t believe it’s almost time to slip into a swimsuit again? Just a few steps can help you get...

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Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Home

Each spring is an ideal time to clean your home to reduce allergens, eliminate mold and use greener...

Proper Prescriptions

Proper Prescriptions

The use of drug therapy, or prescribing patients medicine, is a perfectly acceptable and highly effective means of properly treating many medical disorders. There has been a lot of talk in the news and around the community here in Hudson …

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Food for Thought….And Circulation

Food for Thought….And Circulation

Controlling your diet is one of the easiest things that you can do that directly affects your health. From your waistline to your heart, what you put in your body can turn you into a physical specimen worthy of stud–or …

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Weight at Middle Age Helps Predict Future Health

Weight at Middle Age Helps Predict Future Health

By Alicia Verity, MSPH, iTriagehealth.com A recent study published in the British Medical Journal conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers suggests women who are overweight (have adiposity) in mid-life have …

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

It might seem like doctors and hospitals can’t get enough of talking about cardiovascular health. The truth is, we can’t, and for good reason. A healthy heart is one of the cornerstones of a happy life, even if you do …

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Too Much Pressure Isn’t Good for Anyone

Too Much Pressure Isn’t Good for Anyone

You probably don’t like it when someone is pressuring you. Your feelings might range anywhere from annoyed to angry, and it can result in you being less effective at home or work. In essence pressure can stop you from getting …

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You Don’t Have to Feel the Burn

You Don’t Have to Feel the Burn

You know the feeling; it starts out as a slight tingle and can develop into a burning sensation throughout your throat and chest. Indigestion….acid reflux…it doesn’t really matter what you call heartburn. It is an inconvenient biological reaction that, if …

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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

By Alicia Verity, MSPH of iTriagehealth.com Making a significant, lasting change in behavior is not a simple process. It involves a substantial commitment of your time, effort, and emotion.  Below are some tips to make you successful. Be careful with …

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Cancer Care That Goes beyond Medicine

Cancer Care That Goes beyond Medicine

Any patient who is diagnosed with cancer must seek out further medical treatment. Depending upon your condition, your doctor will likely recommend surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or a combination of these options to best treat your cancer. You may also …

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Winter Exercise without the Gym

Winter Exercise without the Gym

Even though Hudson only experiences a mild winter compared to the rest of the country, many people still reduce their exercise during winter months, citing temperature. Not everyone has a gym membership that allows them to escape the weather, and …

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Flu Shot Safety

Flu Shot Safety

By Alicia Verity, MSPH We are getting healthy here at Healthagen.  This week we all rolled up our sleeves and got our flu shots.  Prior to the scheduled event we had lots of questions, myths and concerns floating around the …

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