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Common Myths About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

In a time when seemingly everyone is discussing the COVID-19 virus, it’s easy to get mixed up with common (and true sounding) myths. You may have heard some information falsely portrayed as true while talking with loved ones or coworkers or while browsing online. Here are some of the more common myths about the coronavirus Read More

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Can the Shingles Vaccine Reduce Stroke Risk?

Preliminary research shows that the shingles vaccine can provide some level of stroke protection for seniors. For this study, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviewed Medicare records for more than one million patients over the age of 66 years. All of the patients had received the shingles vaccine between 2208 Read More

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2019 Flu Season: Cases on the Rise

The flu season is getting off to a fast start, featuring a strain that is especially affecting young children and is rapidly spreading throughout the country. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been over 5 million flu cases so far, with up to 57,000 related hospitalizations. Up to 4,500 Read More

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Health and Wellness Trends of 2019

We saw quite a few health and wellness trends this past year. The most common trends had to do with diet or weight-loss. Here are some of the trends that we saw gain popularity in 2019. Oat Milk There are all sorts of milk alternatives available on the market including soy, almond, coconut and rice Read More

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Health Maintenance for Adults

Many healthy adults aren’t really sure what they need to do to safeguard their health. The tradition of getting an annual physical exam was debunked decades ago; there is simply no evidence that getting a routine physical does anything to improve a healthy individual’s health. However, there are a few things that adults need to Read More

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Teens and Screen Time, Sugar Consumption

Researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario recently looked at the connection between teenagers spending time on screens (television, tablet, computer, or smartphone) and overconsumption of sugary or caffeinated drinks. For the study, which was published in the journal PLOS ONE, they looked at 32,418 American Students in eighth or tenth grade. The recent data Read More

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Understanding Hemorrhoid Removal Surgery

Hemorrhoids are caused by veins in the area getting swollen, irritated, and itchy. They may also get very painful for some people. Hemorrhoids that become swollen are sometimes referred to as piles. This is when the walls of blood vessels in the anus and rectum stretch too thin and the veins begin to get irritated Read More

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What Causes Bowel Control Problems?

Bowel incontinence is an inability to control bowel movements. Also known as fecal incontinence, the condition is similar to urinary incontinence (UI) in that the severity of the problem can vary. Some individuals may have slight stool leakage when passing gas, while others may have a complete loss of the ability to control their bowel Read More

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