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5 Health and Wellness Tips for Children with Down Syndrome

5 Health and Wellness Tips for Children with Down Syndrome

Learn more about responding to health needs of children with Down syndrome. Raising or caring for a child with special needs can be challenging. In the case of caring for a child with Down syndrome, you can face that challenge …

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Three Components of Healthy Aging: Exercise, Nutrition and Healthy Habits

Three Components of Healthy Aging: Exercise, Nutrition and Healthy Habits

Enjoy your golden years by living a healthy lifestyle. As you age, your body changes and needs more attention. Maybe now you'll need to exercise just to keep your joints limber, and the fast food diet you enjoyed years ago …

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Our Designation as a Level II Trauma Center: What it means for you

Our Designation as a Level II Trauma Center: What it means for you

This designation could mean the difference between life and death. Level II trauma center may not sound a big title, but the designation is poised to have a significant impact on the residents serviced by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. …

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Ovarian Cancer: Are there Symptoms?

Ovarian Cancer: Are there Symptoms?

Would you know if you had ovarian cancer? Learn about this rare, yet deadly cancer. The ovaries are about the size of an almond. With that in mind, would you be able to detect a change in this small, yet …

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Cholesterol and Genetics

Cholesterol and Genetics

Could cholesterol levels be impacted by your family? Let's examine the role of genetics in high blood cholesterol. High cholesterol is typically associated with poor diet, lack of exercise and being overweight. However, as September ushers in Cholesterol Education Month, …

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What Tests are There to Detect Prostate Cancer

What Tests are There to Detect Prostate Cancer

Fight prostate cancer with a preemptive strike known as early detection. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, calling attention to the signs and symptoms of the disease and the need for early detection. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 …

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Five Ways to Avoid Kids’ Sports Injuries

Five Ways to Avoid Kids’ Sports Injuries

Keep your kids off the sidelines and one the field with these safety suggestions. What is the worst part of an injury to a child athlete, the injury itself or sitting out? As the parent, you would probably say the …

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Choosing the Right Footwear: 5 Tips

Choosing the Right Footwear: 5 Tips

A good pair of shoes means happy feet. Find out how to locate the perfect pair for you. After a long day of standing, whether at work or shopping, do your feet ache? You may be quick to blame your …

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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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Top Sources of Sodium in Your Diet

Top Sources of Sodium in Your Diet

Do you know how much salt your are eating? Find out more about the sources  and the results of the high-sodium American diet. Salt is a common ingredient in the food that we eat. So common, in fact, that it …

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