• Playing Through the Pain of a ‘Bruised Brain’

    Playing Through the Pain of a ‘Bruised Brain’

    Hard. That’s what the ball felt like when it smacked high on my forehead, higher than it really should have, higher than I wanted it to. It went flying up to the forward who took it up field, but it instantly made me feel horrible.

  • The Bottom Line on Colonoscopy

    The Bottom Line on Colonoscopy

    You might shudder when your doctor tells you it’s time for a colonoscopy. But, the bottom line is it’s safe and pretty simple.

  • Socializing Can Help Make or Break the Scale

    Socializing Can Help Make or Break the Scale

    The changes after bariatric surgery can impact all areas of the person’s life. Support groups can offer guidance and encouragement.

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Health Myths

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Hand washing is not enough.

Washing your hands in the best way to prevent the spread of germs that make you and others sick, but it doesn't always work in prevention of infectious diseases like the flu.

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Antibiotics vs. Flu

If you elect to not be immunized for the flu and you contract the virus, you can just take antibiotics to combat the symptoms, right? Wrong. Here we explain why antibiotics are not the cure-all.

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Pregnancy and Immunization

Your health comes to the forefront of your mind when you are expecting a child. Is the flu immunization still the best thing to do when pregnant?

The Wellness Corner

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The Dirt on Not-So-Super Bugs

Microscopic in size, superbugs are highly resistant to antibiotics and can cause serious infections that carry a higher risk of death, longer hospital stay, delayed recuperation and long-term disability.

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Socializing Can Help Make or Break the Scale

The changes after bariatric surgery can impact all areas of the person’s life. Support groups can offer guidance and encouragement.

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Women’s Heart Health – What You Should Know!

Symptoms of heart disease in women can be different from those associated with men. Drs. Heather Hurlburt and Alice Kim discuss the symptoms, risks and prevention of heart disease in women.

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Find a Doctor That is Right for You!

Finding the right doctor can be tricky, especially when there are so many to choose from. You want confidence in your decision, knowing your doctor will treat you as a priority and that you can trust them with any health concerns you may have.

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