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    Allergy

    Spring Allergies

    Spring is fast approaching, which means blue skies, blossoming trees, warmer weather, plenty of green grass and lots of pollen. 


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    Beating Allergies

    It’s likely those with allergies to grass and tree pollen are suffering right now, as our area’s biggest allergy season runs from March through June.


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    Food Allergies

    Food allergies are on the rise and in some cases can have serious consequences.


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    Cancer

    Preventing Colon Cancer

    Most people acknowledge the value of preventive medicine, so many women will undergo screening tests such as mammograms and pap smears and many men will have prostate exams to protect their health. But for some reason there is significant trepi­dation about colonoscopies.


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    A Guys Guide to Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in older men. One in approximately every six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.


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    Focus on Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is the most deadly cancer—the #1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. It’s also the most preventable cancer, since about 90 percent of all cases are associated with smoking (firsthand or secondhand exposure).


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    Children

    Back to School Anxiety in Children

    As summer comes to an end and children head back to school for the fall, anxiety levels are on the rise.


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    Helping Children Cope with Suicide Loss

    For many adults, suicide can be very upsetting and frightening. If you find yourself having to explain suicide to a child, you may be wondering about the best way to do it.


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    Cyber-Bullying

    It’s important to know what your child is doing on the computer and what websites they are visiting. While more of a spotlight has been on the dangers of bullying, parents may still have questions on how to support their child.


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    Dermatology

    Laser Skin Treatment for Collagen Rejuvenation

    The most effective for wrinkle removal and collagen regeneration is the CO2 laser that can amazingly remove major wrinkles and restore collagen with one treatment.


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    Melanoma, the Sun and You

    As spring fades into the long days of summer, we find ourselves spending more time outdoors.  Enjoying the warm sun at baseball games, a visit to the park or a pleasant bike ride to the store seems to be just what our bodies need to escape the coc


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    Summer and Skin Care

    Summertime is the perfect time to soak up the summer rays. Or is it?


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    Diabetes

    Top 10 Ways to Make Holidays Healthier

    The holiday season brings quality time with friends, family and food. The season can also bring unwanted extra pounds from indulging in rich foods and larger portions


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    Self-Diagnosing Diabetes

    Diabetes can be difficult to self-diagnose. We tend to dismiss our symptoms and blame other causes for how we are feeling.


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    Sugar and Halloween

    Not all sugar is bad for you. Healthful fruits and some vegetables contain natural, unrefined sugar.


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    Employee Broker Relations

    Top 10 Healthy Substitutions for Thanksgiving

    Find way to eat a little better during the holidays with these simple substitutions.


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    Eating Healthy at Work

    Learn how you can eat well and save money for your lunch at work.


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    Flu

    Flu Shot Myths
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    Good Habits to Keep You Healthy
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    Three Steps to Prevent the Flu
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    General Wellness

    Dog Bite Prevention

    Roughly 4.5 million dog bite injuries occur each year according to the Centers for Disease Control.  About one in five of those injuries require medical attention – impacting roughly 885,000 patients.


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    Understanding Asthma

    What is Asthma and how is it diagnosed? Learn more about the condition as well as how you can treat it.


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    Your Childs Summer Health

    School is out and students are beginning their long-awaited summer break that will include a variety of activities such as camp, swimming, and family vacations.


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    Heart and Vascular

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

    While aneurysms can form in any section of the aorta, they are most common in the abdominal area.  Small aorta aneurysms rarely rupture but can cause other issues.


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    Preventing Carotid Artery Disease Prevents Stroke

    When plaque builds up in the carotid arteries, the arteries on each side of your neck, you become at-risk for a stroke. That’s because these arteries supply blood to the front and back of your brain and when plaque blocks the oxygen rich blood to your brain and a stroke occurs.


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    Being Proactive Promotes Heart Health

    It should be no surprise to anyone that following a healthy diet and getting regular exercise are two things we doctors recommend to support heart health. 


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    Holistic Health

    Turn Off the Television

    Moderation in all things helps to enhance our health, and this includes limiting the time we spend as couch potatoes.


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    Hidden Sodium

    Not picking up the salt shaker is a good start to lowering your sodium intake, but "hidden salt" in processed food accounts for most of the sodium that we consume.


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    Mens Health

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

    While aneurysms can form in any section of the aorta, they are most common in the abdominal area.  Small aorta aneurysms rarely rupture but can cause other issues.


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    Occupational Health

    Back Injury Prevention
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    Preventing Hand & Wrist Injuries at Work

    Take few minutes to look around your work station


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    Orthopedics

    Rotator Cuff Injuries

    Nearly two million people in the United States went to their doctors for rotator cuff difficulties. This includes rotator cuff tears, which make it difficult or even impossible to raise your arm over your shoulder.


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    Treating Common Shoulder Pain

    Experiencing shoulder pain? What types of therapy and treatments are out there and which should you choose?


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    Avoiding Childrens Sports Injuries

    Nearly any type of physical activity involves some risks, but injury rates are highest in high-impact sports.


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    Plastic Surgery

    Gynecomastia and Male Breast Reduction SurgeryGynecomastia is a relatively common disorder that involves the excessive growth of breast tissue in men. Male breast reduction is the term commonly used to describe the surgical treatment of this troubling issue.
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    Breast ReductionBreast reduction surgery involves the removal of skin and breast tissue in these patients with excessively large breasts.
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    Understanding Breast ReconstructionBreast cancer is quite common in the United States. Much has been accomplished in promoting breast cancer awareness in recent years. In addition, many effective therapies continue to be developed.
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    Podiatry

    Common Foot Problems and Solutions

    According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, “most Americans log an amazing 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they reach age 50.”


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    Keeping Your Feet Healthy and Happy

    Healthy feet are important for feeling good and staying active. If you neglect grooming your feet it can result in yellow, chipped, and thick toenails, dry and peeling skin, and altogether, disgusting feet. 


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    Sleep

    Finding Your ZZZ's

    It’s no surprise that good sleep is essential to overall health and well-being. But around 40 million people every year struggle with getting a solid night’s sleep.


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    Nightmares

    Welcome to a nightmare:  a frightening dream from which the toddler or child can be readily roused and which he may or may not remember having. 


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    Women

    Top 5 Migraine Triggers in Women

    If you suffer from migraines  those intense, pounding, nauseating headaches -- you will certainly want to do all you can to prevent the next one.


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    Botox® Cosmetics

    Treatment with Botox® Cosmetic injections to address the presence of unwanted frown lines remains an extremely popular minimally invasive procedure. 


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    Incontinence

    Do you ever find yourself leaking urine when you laugh, cough, sneeze or exercise? It is embarrassing to talk about, but the truth is, this condition is a very common female problem called stress urinary incontinence.


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