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Ask the Expert: What Do I Need To Know About A Tummy Tuck?

June 12th, 2017|

A tummy tuck can get rid of flabby skin and firm up your abdomen, but there are risk factors to consider.

Tummy tuck surgery, also

These Risky Behaviors Increase Your Chance of Stroke

June 12th, 2017|

If you think that strokes only affect old people, think again. Strokes occurring in younger victims are on the rise.
Historically, your chances of having a

Should You Get Your Hearing Checked?

June 8th, 2017|

It’s common to go to the dentist or eye doctor at least once a year, but when was the last time you had your hearing

How Having Multiple Doctors Can Improve Your Health

June 7th, 2017|

Singular doctor-patient relationships may become a thing of the past, now that more studies are highlighting the benefits of team-based care.
In recent years, healthcare has

Is it Dangerous to Hold in Your Pee?

June 7th, 2017|

There’s not a restroom in sight – and you have to go. Is it dangerous to hold it in for an extended length of time?
Should

Can Tanning Beds Give You Tumors?

June 7th, 2017|

That golden summer glow might seem attractive, but is it really worth increasing your risk for melanoma, the deadliest of all skin cancers?
The research is

Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Before Symptoms Emerge

June 6th, 2017|

Long before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain.

Amyloid plaques, which are clusters

Got a Headache? Read This Before You Reach for That Painkiller

June 2nd, 2017|

Not all headaches are created equal. Learning what’s behind yours is the first step to easing the pain.
Headaches come in all shapes and sizes. When

6 Tips on How to Stay Safe in the Sun

June 2nd, 2017|

Headed to the beach? Stay sun-safe with these tips.
It’s finally here – that beach weekend you’ve been planning. Whether you’ll spend your time sunbathing