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Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s Disease

Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s Disease

Although no cure for Alzheimer's has been found, treatments are available to manage the disease. If you are a caregiver for an Alzheimer's patient, we know you'd do anything to help your loved one find relief from uncomfortable symptoms or …

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Road Safety Tips for Halloween Night

Road Safety Tips for Halloween Night

Protect yourself and your neighborhood trick-or-treaters while you're on the road. Driving on Halloween can feel like an obstacle course, especially if you live in an area with heavy trick-or-treating foot traffic. Protect yourself, your car, and the lives of …

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What to Expect From Physical Therapy After Stroke

What to Expect From Physical Therapy After Stroke

Physical therapy can make a stroke recovery go smoother and faster. A stroke can be a life-changing event that leaves patients struggling to move certain body parts, walk around, or even swallow their food. These disabilities do not always remain …

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Exams?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Exams?

Have you made breast self-exams a monthly habit? Along with annual screenings for breast abnormalities with your doctor, women are often instructed to learn how to perform their own examinations to complete each month. Are these exams a good idea? …

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Stay Safe on the Water

Stay Safe on the Water

Play safe on the water with these tips. Whether you spend your summer on a boat, riding a jet ski or swimming in your backyard pool, safety should be at the forefront of your recreational activities. Unfortunately, fun recreational water …

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Batten Down the Hatches: Tips for Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season

Batten Down the Hatches: Tips for Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season

Use these tips to get your home prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. June 1 brings the beginning of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season and a wave of uncertainty. Since you can never be sure if a hurricane will head …

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3 Ways to Make Your Summer Vacation Healthier

3 Ways to Make Your Summer Vacation Healthier

Don’t throw healthy decisions to the wayside just because you’re on vacation.  Sure, vacation is a break from the daily grind. But, it doesn’t mean you have to take a break from healthy eating and healthful decisions. Believe it or …

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Strategies for Preventing Heart Disease at Any Age

Strategies for Preventing Heart Disease at Any Age

Whether you’re 21 or 63, you hold the future of your heart in your hands. Make smart choices today. February is American Heart Month – an excellent time to evaluate your lifestyle and ensure that you are making heart-healthy choices …

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Homecoming 2012: Tips for Safety

Homecoming 2012: Tips for Safety

Homecoming celebrations give high school students the chance to cheer their team to victory, get dressed up and dance the night away with friends — but students should not forget safety during these celebrations! Homecoming should be a fun and …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Importance of Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness: Importance of Screening

Just how important are screenings for breast cancer? The American Cancer Society reports that breast cancer screening tests save thousands of lives each year and have the potential to save many more if more women and health care providers took …

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