Reviewing Your Family Medical History this Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is one of those rare opportunities to sit around a table with all of your family members together at once.  It is often a great time for sharing stories and memories across generations. One of the most important things you can share with your family is medical history. Why is knowing your family’s medical

National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Almost 30 million Americans are impacted by either type one or type two diabetes.  Over ¼ of these people are undiagnosed. November is diabetes awareness month, and we want to help you learn more about and understand both types of diabetes and how it can be treated or prevented. What is the difference between Type

Ladies, Don’t Be Spooked by Your Annual Visit

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October gives us plenty of fun, spooky things to get excited about like scary movies or Halloween parties and candy. But one thing women often find themselves spooked by, and not excited for, is their annual visit to an OB-GYN. Women may find themselves putting this appointment off because of feelings of uncertainty or apprehension.

What You Should Know About Physical Rehabilitation

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Physical rehabilitation is recommended by doctors for a number of reasons. Rehabilitation can allow your body to regain or strengthen everyday abilities that may have been affected by an illness or injury. Rehab can be extremely beneficial, but many people do not know how all the ways it can be helpful, so we’ve compiled some

When Does Heartburn Become a Legitimate Reflux Disease Concern?

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Most people know that burning feeling in the chest after eating a little too much.  Heartburn is a common and mostly harmless problem. However, there is sometimes a concern that heartburn is really a more serious issue called gastroesophageal reflux disease, also called acid reflux or GERD. Below, we will discuss how you can know

Summer Weight Loss

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Summer is the half-way point in the year, so many people hope to use summertime to make another push for those New-Year’s resolutions they made six months earlier. The warmer weather also makes it easier and more enjoyable to spend time outside, encouraging more exercise. It can be hard to know where to start, though,

Taking Care of Your Child’s Health During Summer Break

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Summer break is often a big relief – the school due dates are gone, kids get to sleep in, and there is time for traveling and vacation. Summer often feels laid-back, so it may be the perfect time to put more focus on your child’s well-being, both physically and mentally. Keep Them Healthy During the Break Often,

Hospice Care for Your Loved One

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People understandably often feel overwhelmed when they find out that hospice care is the best option for one of their loved ones. This is a difficult time for someone walking with a family member who is near the end of life. Nevertheless, hospice care can assist patients and loved ones through this stage compassionately and carefully, making

Men’s Health Awareness

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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month. It is an opportunity to focus on and raise awareness about the health issues that most commonly affect men and boys. There are several ways you can make the most of this month and the chance it provides to focus on the health and well being of the men

Getting Involved with Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

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This month is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. It’s an opportunity for anyone and everyone to learn and raise awareness about the disease. There are many ways to get involved in joining the fight against Alzheimer’s and to come alongside all those who have been affected by the disease. Alzheimer’s can be a difficult disease