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Hepatitis C Screening

It’s never easy to learn you have a chronic condition, but it’s important to know if there is potential to control that condition or even begin early treatment.

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Wearing Contact Lenses

It is important to get eye exams on a regular basis and perhaps the most important step is hygiene: hand washing and cleaning of the lenses.

07/29/2015

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What Is Angina?

Angina is chest pain or discomfort that occurs when the heart doesn’t get enough blood flow.

07/28/2015

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Hot Weather And Exercise

I was asked a very interesting question last week during the heat wave. What do you recommend for exercise in temperatures like this? My suggestion stay indoors and be creative. You can make gains in fitness, strength, and flexibility right in the comfort of your own home.

07/27/2015

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Study On Effects Of Social Networking

More than 1.5 billion people belong to Facebook, and about 700 million log on each day. If you’re one of them, you may not “like” recent news about the effects of social networking.

07/24/2015

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Hormonal Changes In Menopause Can Lead To Weight Gain

Some of the biggest contributors to the weight gain are sleep problems which are common in menopause. Falling levels of estrogen can cause you to collect more weight in your belly, and less in the hips and thighs. And one other surprising factor: loss of muscle.

07/22/2015

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Continuous Positive Air Pressure Most Common Treatment For Moderate To Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea

One of the most obvious effects of continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) treatment is reduced snoring. But there are many more health benefits that aren’t so easy to see—or hear.

07/21/2015

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Many Advantages To A Low-Fat, Heart-Healthy Diet

There are many advantages to a low-fat, heart-healthy diet: it is great for the heart and can help fight diabetes and in addition to that it can also ward off kidney disease.

07/20/2015

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Don’t Let Underactive Thyroid Go Untreated

Hypothyroidism – or an underactive thyroid gland – is a relatively common problem. First, get checked for it. Then, if you have it, get treated.

07/17/2015

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Best Diet For Diabetics

I am often asked what is a good diet for diabetics. My answer is that it is largely the same as a good diet for most of us.

07/16/2015

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The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug Addict

How do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions

07/15/2015

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Women Unaware Of High Risk For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer causes more deaths among US women than colon, breast, and pancreatic cancer combined.

07/14/2015

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Traveling With Knee Arthritis

For a person who has to deal with arthritis in the knee, travel can be quite difficult – but it should not be unmanageable if you plan ahead.

07/13/2015

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Measles Vaccine Has Benefit Beyond Measles

Child death rates dropped significantly with introduction of the measles vaccine and, new research indicates the vaccine protects against other infections as well.

07/10/2015

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Risk Of Deadly Fall Increases With Age

Compared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.

07/09/2015