December 9, 2022

Recipes for an upset stomach: When you need relief from rich holiday meals

With the holiday season upon us, you may be enjoying the rich and often decadent meals you don’t usually eat during the rest of the year. Of course, if you overindulge in these meals, it can cause you to feel sick or get an upset stomach if you’re not careful. Fortunately, there are several simple […]

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December 2, 2022

Holiday safety tips to avoid common injuries and illness

Most of us look forward to the holidays and savor the memories they bring. However, not all holiday memories are happy ones, as emergency rooms see a rise in certain types of injuries during the holidays. Fortunately, the following holiday safety tips can help keep your holiday memories merry and bright! Think twice before drinking […]

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November 22, 2022

How to improve lung health after quitting smoking

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States. It accounts for more than 480,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 30.8 million adults in the U.S. currently smoke cigarettes, and more than 16 million live with a smoking-related disease. […]

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November 2, 2022

3 healthy Thanksgiving recipes guests will love

For many families, Thanksgiving is known for its casserole, desserts and, of course, turkey – sometimes deep-fried. But with a table full of temptations, it can be hard to stick to the everyday nutrition that doctors advise. Fortunately, there are many healthy and delicious Thanksgiving recipes. Home cooks and professional chefs alike have mastered the […]

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October 24, 2022

What are the warning signs of a stroke?

Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of long-term disability. While the risk of stroke increases with age, one can occur at any age. Globally, 1 in 4 adults over age 25 will have a stroke in their lifetime, and approximately 14.5 million people worldwide will have […]

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October 11, 2022

How to familiarize yourself with your breasts through a self-exam

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, and the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there are better treatment options and a greater chance of survival if breast cancer is detected at an early stage. Women […]

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April 5, 2022

5 easy ways to reduce stress

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life, whether it’s related to work, family life or health. While occasional feelings of stress are normal and generally harmless, long-term stress can have a negative effect on your overall wellness. However, stress doesn’t have to take over your life. Read on for more about what stress […]

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March 22, 2022

National LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week

National LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week (March 21-25) exists to raise awareness of the unique health care disparities facing the LGBTQ+ community. This year’s theme, “Live out Loud,” encourages speaking openly about LGBTQ+ health – including discussing and raising awareness of mental health and trans health, and ending stigma through accessible, affirming, and inclusive healthcare services.In […]

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February 22, 2022

How to advocate for yourself with your physician

Many patients struggle with speaking up when they go to the doctor. Although learning how to advocate for yourself with your physician can be uncomfortable at first, it’s necessary for getting the best possible care. Why are patients afraid to speak up? There are many reasons patients may be afraid to speak up when they […]

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February 15, 2022

Health Savings Account benefits: Answers to commonly asked questions

If you have a high-deductible health insurance plan, you should know about health savings account benefits. With high-deductible health plans (HDHP), you pay less in premiums each month, but you may pay more out of pocket for healthcare expenses each year. But what if there’s not enough in your pocket to pay for the care […]

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