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American Heart Month: The Biggest Heart Health Risk Factors

American Heart Month: The Biggest Heart Health Risk Factors

Feb. 01, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans. Someone dies of heart disease every 37 seconds in the United States. Heart disease has been the main killer of Americans for more t... Read More.


January is National Blood Donor Month--Have You Donated Recently?

January is National Blood Donor Month--Have You Donated Recently?

Jan. 16, 2018

Since 1970, January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month in the United States. It’s a time to increase awareness of the need for blood donations in every community in the country. I... Read More.


4 ways you're increasing your chance of getting the flu

4 ways you're increasing your chance of getting the flu

Dec. 05, 2017

Flu season is a nightmare for many of us. The flu can cause miserable symptoms like fever, chills, body aches, nausea, sore throat and loss of appetite. The flu can also put you out of commisio... Read More.


How Do Fall Allergies Make COPD Worse?

How Do Fall Allergies Make COPD Worse?

Nov. 14, 2017

As someone with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), you already experience wheezing, chest tightness and a host of other uncomfortable symptoms on a regular basis. That makes it even... Read More.


National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct. 16, 2017

Each October, the country celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign led by the National Breast Cancer Foundation to increase awareness of the disease. Throughout the mo... Read More.


What Is Healthy Aging Month?

What Is Healthy Aging Month?

Sep. 19, 2017

Over 20 years ago, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging Magazine, Carolyn Worthington, realized there was a need to promote physical and mental wellness among aging individuals. Targeting people ages... Read More.


What is stroke and brain injury rehabilitation?

What is stroke and brain injury rehabilitation?

Aug. 11, 2017

You've probably heard the term "stroke" in reference to a medical condition. You may not know exactly what a stroke is, but you should familiarize yourself with this incredibly common condition. A... Read More.


What is an Endocrinologist?

May. 10, 2017

Virtually every critical human function – including sleep, metabolism, sexual reproduction, growth, and development – are regulated by hormones. Hormones are produced by a network of glands that ... Read More.


Should I Use Urgent Care or the Emergency Room?

Should I Use Urgent Care or the Emergency Room?

Apr. 12, 2017

When you need immediate medical treatment and can't wait days for your regular doctor to treat it, your first reaction might be to go to the hospital. But after thinking about the cost and wait ti... Read More.


Spotlight on Kidney Disease

Mar. 29, 2017

Nearly two percent of Americans are living with kidney disease, and deaths related to the condition number over 48,000 every year. This makes it the ninth leading cause of death in the country. Ad... Read More.


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