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FAQs About Cholesterol

Too much or too little cholesterol can put you at greater risk for heart disease, heart attack and stroke.  Cholesterol is often in the news these days, but many people are still confused about the facts. Here are some of … Continue reading

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Cancer Care: How does chemo work?

While side effects of chemo can make a person feel worse, chemo itself can work wonders in making him or her healthier. Chemo can be a scary word. Sometimes it helps to have an understanding of just what the word … Continue reading

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Omega-3s for a Happy Heart!

Omega-3 Fatty Acids can benefits both those who are in good health and those at risk of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Research has shown that Omega-3 fatty acids have several health benefits, particularly for heart health. Omega-3s can be obtained by … Continue reading

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Diabetes Care During Summer Travel

Make sure you know how to properly manage your diabetes this summer and when traveling. Summer might mean sun, warmer weather and a chance to travel–but you can't take a vacation from your diabetes. When planning and packing for travel … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Fourth With Safety in Mind!

Are fireworks a part of your July 4 celebration this year? If so, follow these tips to keep your family safe! According to the U.S. Fire Administration, thousands of people are injured using fireworks each year on July 4, and … Continue reading

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Tips to Prepare Your Little One for a Hospital Stay

There's nothing harder on parents than seeing their little ones ill. But when your children are sick and require hospitalization, you have to be the brave parent and help to make them feel at ease. You might feel like you're … Continue reading

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Preventing Heat Stroke & Heat Exhaustion

Sometimes, too much of this hot Florida weather can really wear you out–and it can even be life-threatening. Being active in hot temperatures can lead to heat exhaustion, and a more severe illness known as heat stroke.   Heat exhaustion … Continue reading

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Get Your Man to the Doctor!

This week, June 11-17, is Men's Health Week—a week dedicated to raising awareness of preventable men's health problems. So, what better time than now to encourage your man to head to the doctor? According to the Agency for Healthcare Research … Continue reading

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Skin Cancer Prevention 101

According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 68,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma each year. If you’ve already had any type of skin cancer, you’re at higher risk for developing it again. The best way to lower your risk … Continue reading

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Keep Those Bones Healthy!

In honor of National Osteoporosis Prevention Month, here are three things you can do to help keep your bones healthy. Why is keeping your bones healthy so important? According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, half of all women and a … Continue reading

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