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10 Summer Health Tips for Your Kids

Keep summer fun and safe for your kids with these helpful tips. Summer is near. School is out, and the kids are enjoying the seasonal freedom. With less time spent indoors, there is more time to have fun and potentially … Continue reading

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Tips for Managing Medications During a Hurricane

Keep your medications and health in check during a hurricane with these tips. The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1. Use this year's Hurricane Preparedness Week to get all of your preparations together, especially with your family's medications, … Continue reading

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5 Health Numbers You Must Know

Keep your numbers in check to prevent illness and disease. Do you really know the numbers tied to good health? How about your blood pressure; are you more likely to know the score of the last Tampa Bay Rays game … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Man Can Do to Be Healthier

Since it is Men's Health Month, June is a time for men to focus on themselves and their health. Father's Day isn't the only special occasion in June. The entire month is dedicate to the awareness of men's health issues. … Continue reading

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Why a Mini Stroke is Serious

Mini strokes should not be taken lightly because they are warning signs. May is National Stroke Awareness Month, drawing attention to the leading cause of death in the United States. Mini strokes, known medically as a transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), are … Continue reading

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5 Sun Safety Myths Debunked

Protect yourself from skin cancer risks by knowing the truth about sun safety. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Of the different types of skin cancer, melanoma is labeled as the deadliest. May … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Managing Your Arthritis Pain

Find out how to manage arthritis pain with lifestyle choices. Arthritis in general means inflammation of the joints. However, the medical community uses the word to describe more than 100 rheumatic diseases. The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and … Continue reading

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Exercise is Good Medicine for Arthritis

Exercise may be just what the doctor orders to help manage your arthritis symptoms. Sometimes the aches, pains and stress associated with arthritis can leave people feeling less like moving. However, exercise is often some of the best medicine when it comes … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Button Batteries

Find out why button batteries pose a risk to children and how you can avoid danger. During Safe Kids Week, April 21st through the 28th, take time to learn about the dangers of button batteries. These small batteries represent a … Continue reading

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6 Superfoods for Lowering Your Cholesterol

Find out what you can eat to help lower your cholesterol. We hear a lot about cholesterol when it comes to health, especially health in aging adults. What is it exactly? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally … Continue reading

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