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Why Visiting The Doctor Should Be on Your Back to School To-Do List

August 11th, 2017|

You may be healthy and in the prime of your life. But that doesn’t mean you’re “unbreakable.” Here are five reasons why you need a

The Connection Between Snoring and Sleep Apnea

July 24th, 2017|

Snoring is more than just an annoying habit that inconveniences sleeping partners. It can also be the sign of something worse. Here are some important

Is it bad posture or scoliosis?

July 21st, 2017|

If your shoulders seem lopsided or your clothes hang unevenly, it may be poor posture — or it could be scoliosis.
Scoliosis, an S- or

What Blood in Your Urine Could Mean

July 14th, 2017|

Finding blood in your urine can be a stressful experience. Here’s why it happens and what you should do.
Finding blood in your urine can be

What is the difference between good and bad cholesterol?

July 11th, 2017|

Cholesterol — a waxy substance that builds in the arteries — is not completely harmful, despite its reputation for being bad for you. In fact,

How Much SPF Do You Need in Your Sunscreen?

July 5th, 2017|

Prevent sunburns and reduce your risk of skin cancer by selecting a sunscreen with the right Sun Protection Factor (SPF).
What is SPF?
SPF refers to the

What Should I Ask My Primary Care Physician? Here Are the Top Questions

June 28th, 2017|

When it comes to your health, there are no dumb questions.
You’ve seen the doctor, received a diagnosis and discussed a plan for moving forward. But

Bottoms Up! Staying Hydrated in the Summer Heat

June 13th, 2017|

Beat the heat and stay healthy by drinking more water.
Summer brings sunshine, and sunshine brings heat and a greater chance of dehydration. As your activity

Read this Before You Turn to Dr. Google

March 21st, 2017|

House calls are back and they are only a click away; but could overindulging in access to health information actually be hurting us?
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