July 18, 2023

Skin Cancer Awareness & UV Safety Month

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June 29, 2023

Hernia Awareness Month

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over five million people in the United States suffer from hernias annually.  Of these five million, only 15% seek out medical treatment to resolve their diagnosis. Many hernias are not life-threateni...

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December 07, 2017

Holiday Nutrition

Most nutritionists will agree that a single day splurge of holiday over-eating will not wreck your entire healthy eating goals. Obviously, people with certain medical conditions such as diabetes or heart disease have less leeway for going off their food plans,...

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November 06, 2017

Let’s Start a Healthy Relationship

These days it can be tough to find time to do everything we should do and still leave time to do things we’d like to do. Health is one of those things. Everyone wants to be healthy and stay that way as we age. Often we feel OK but wonder what’s goi...

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October 13, 2017


Maybe you have trouble falling asleep or, perhaps, you fall asleep right away but wake up in a couple of hours and can’t get to sleep again. More than 50 million American adults report problems falling asleep or getting a full night’s sleep on a re...

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September 15, 2017

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Sadly, ovarian cancer is one of the five leading causes of death among American women. It’s important to understand that a routine PAP test detects cervical cancer but NOT ovarian cancer which can be ...

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August 14, 2017

PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) occurs in only 5% to 10% of women of reproductive age. For those women, however, the disease can affect their menstrual cycles, their appearance, and even their ability to have children. PCOS shows itself in irregular periods...

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July 20, 2017

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is fairly common in people who run, but this painful foot problem can happen to almost anyone. The condition takes its name from the plantar fascia, a thick tissue band running across the entire bottom of the foot from the heel to the toes. W...

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July 14, 2017

Summer IBD Problems

If your normally nutritious diet has taken a hit this summer, you’re not alone. The season’s diet of beach parties, grilled food, cotton candy on the boardwalk, and road trip food can cause havoc in almost anyone’s digestive system. For peopl...

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July 05, 2017

Bottled Water Wins the Soda Wars

Sweet sodas are among the most heavily advertised and consumed products on US store shelves. For decades, consumers powered the growth of flavors and sizes until sweet, fizzy drinks dominated an entire supermarket aisle. As their popularity grew, so did our wa...

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