Stethoscope on patient's chest

Understanding coronary artery disease

No matter your age or stage of life, you need to take your health to heart. This starts by being… read more

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

It’s time to talk about cervical cancer. The disease is preventable, treatable, and curable, but… read more

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Understanding and defining anxiety

Today, it seems like there’s always something to worry about. You may be concerned about your… read more

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is a matter of life and breath. Every breath becomes a battle with this form of cancer… read more

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Understanding the risks of high sodium consumption

Too many people take eating too much sodium with a grain of salt. However, an extra pinch here and… read more

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Tips to prevent digital eye strain

Spend long hours in front of a computer or looking at a digital screen and before you know it,… read more

Sources of carbohydrates

Comprehending carbohydrates

Over the years, carbohydrates have come under scrutiny and are often labeled as bad for you. In our… read more

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Let’s discuss a subject that may not get talked about enough—ovarian cancer. Why doesn’t it… read more

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Types of skin cancer and what you need to know

Skin cancer can affect anyone. In fact, one in five Americans will develop one of the types of skin… read more

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Dissecting the different dietary fats

In recent years, the types of fats in your diet is a hotly contested issue. Some say they’re good… read more

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Understanding wellness

For many people, the idea of wellness may a new age, unattainable concept. However, wellness goes… read more

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The role of calcium, its benefits, and its sources

Make no bones about it, calcium is essential to good health. This important nutrient is usually… read more

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July is UV Safety Month

Sun’s out and fun’s out, so you’re probably out soaking up both. During the summer, it’s… read more

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Tips to steer clear of foodborne illness

Food is supposed to be one of life’s pleasures, but it can cause you a great deal of pain if you… read more

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Understanding fiber and its benefits

People praise the power of protein, they go all in on fat, or gush over going vegan, but fiber… read more

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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month

Actions speak louder than words. And each June during National Aphasia Awareness Month, truer words… read more

Various sources of protein

Understanding the importance of protein and its sources

It’s not just athletes and fitness fanatics that need to get plenty of protein. It seems like… read more

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Spring cleaning and disinfecting tips for a healthy home

It’s time to open the doors and windows to let the spring breeze in. But first, it’s important… read more


May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

For people who don’t suffer from celiac disease, this autoimmune condition can be as hard to… read more

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Ways to help boost your immune system

Nobody is completely immune from getting sick. So, if you want a fighting chance at staying well,… read more

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Tips for keeping your eyes healthy

Too many people close their eyes to the importance of keeping theirs healthy. If you don’t take… read more

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Be kind to your kidneys and the vital role they play

Understanding why your kidneys are so important isn’t a waste of your time. They’re called… read more

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March 30th is National Doctors’ Day

Medical professionals rarely get the recognition they deserve. These hard-working men and women… read more

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Aerobic vs. anaerobic exercise and what you need to know

If you thought that all exercise was the same, think again! Few people understand that there are… read more

Plated salmon typical of a Mediterranean diet

What is the Mediterranean diet and is it right for you?

If you want to escape the counting, restrictions, and cravings of another starvation diet, it’s… read more

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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

Cancer is a growing problem that affects far too many people each year. Cancer doesn’t care if… read more

Adult son comforts senior father

Defining and understanding depression

Everybody has times that they feel bleak, blah, dreary, weary, tired, stressed, or sad. It’s… read more

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January is National Blood Donor Month

Blood donations are desperately needed to save the lives of millions of people. Unfortunately,… read more

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Bicycling your way to improved well-being

If you’re spinning your wheels trying to think of a way to get fit and have fun, get ready for… read more

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The impact of vitamin D on your health and well-being

While there’s an entire alphabet of vitamins that come with various benefits, vitamin D is one of… read more

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Understanding the side effects of too much caffeine

Do you need that morning cup of coffee, that afternoon can of cola or those over-the-counter… read more

Senior couple measuring blood pressure

Minimize your risk of stroke

A stroke is a very serious condition that impacts the lives of many people every year. Strokes are… read more

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Harness the health benefits of hydration

Water, water everywhere, but are you drinking enough? Drinking water is not always about quenching… read more

Thanksgiving meal on a table

Tips and tricks for a balanced, healthier Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! While it’s a very exciting time of year, it seems like… read more

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November is COPD Awareness Month

It’s time to clear the air about a misunderstood condition known as COPD, which is short for… read more

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Jump in to the benefits of swimming

If you’re tired of huffing and puffing through high-intensity workouts that make you feel like… read more

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Tips to exercise your brain and stay mentally sharp

It’s natural to think about staying physically fit and active as you get older, but has the… read more

Mental health doctor evaluating patient

October is ADHD Awareness Month

There are times when everyone has trouble paying attention, remembering things, or controlling… read more

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July is Sarcoma Awareness Month

Cancer comes in many forms and negatively affects far too many lives. Sometimes, this… read more

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Understanding sunscreen and how to protect your skin

A little sun is necessary for your body, but too much can be bad for your skin. That is because the… read more

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Beat the heat—stay cool and hydrated this summer

With the sweltering days and steamy nights of summer, it’s hard to stay calm, cool, and protected… read more

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June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

If the agony and abruptness of severe headaches causes you to cancel plans with friends, skip… read more

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Top tips to help you sleep better at night

Are you dreaming of getting a good night’s sleep? Count yourself among the millions of people who… read more

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your mental health

After a year of hunkering down, masking up, Zooming in, and going without everything from social… read more

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month: What you need to know

Arthritis can be a real sore spot for those who endure its pain every day. While this debilitating… read more

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Enjoy the benefits of walking and exercising outdoors

Now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s the perfect opportunity to freshen up your usual… read more

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Is it COVID-19 or is it just seasonal allergies? Know the difference.

While allergies are nothing to sneeze at, COVID-19 is typically far worse. Still, they share many… read more

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April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What you need to know

Few people give Parkinson’s disease a second thought until it affects someone they love. In fact,… read more

Avocado as a source of potassium

Processing potassium

Potassium is so much more than just a banana’s claim to fame. This essential mineral is vital for… read more

Oral exam

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer can be a tough diagnosis to swallow. Most people don’t talk about it because they… read more