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5 Ways to See Your Skin Without Psoriasis

Do you experience itchy patches of skin? You might have psoriasis, a noncontagious condition that causes a buildup of skin cells on select areas of the body. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone—millions of Americans deal with psoriasis. The good news: with a few lifestyle changes, you can be...

General Health & Wellness
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Is Medication the Only Treatment Option for Epilepsy?

When doctors consider treatment for epilepsy, they review the patient’s health history and needs to find the right medication. However, some prescriptions can result in undesirable side effects or be less effective than expected. In the past, traditional surgery was one of the only alternative...

Neurology
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The Ultimate Warmup & Stretching Circuit for Runners

Running can be a great way to incorporate cardio into your routine and pump some stress-reducing endorphins into your system. However, if not done properly, this exercise can pose a risk of injury. This is where warming up comes in. With the right moves to help you prep, reaching your goals won’t...

Diet & Fitness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
General Health & Wellness
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Weight Loss Surgery: Myths & Facts

Are you considering bariatric surgery to aid in your weight loss goals? Bariatric surgery can be a great option for those concerned about the impact of excess weight on their health, but many myths about these procedures may make you question if it’s the right option for you. We’re separating fact...

Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss
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Expectant Mothers, Protect Against Group B Strep

Group B Strep, or GBS, is a type of bacteria that can live in various places throughout the body, including the urinary, digestive, and reproductive tracts. It usually does not cause major issues in healthy adults; however, pregnant women who test positive can be at risk of passing it to their...

Maternity
Women's Health
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5 Foods That Aren't As Healthy As You Think

When you’re trying to scavenge up healthy food options, many unhealthy ones often present themselves in disguise. Choose whole foods and always check an item’s ingredients list to be aware of what you’re putting in your body. Here are some foods to double check before adding to the grocery cart. 1...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
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Germs on a Plane: How to Avoid Illness While Traveling

Are you heading on a summer trip requiring air travel? Cabin fever isn’t the only thing to be concerned about. Buckle up for this comprehensive list of helpful tips and tricks to help you stay safe and healthy in transit! Stop the Spread Perhaps the easiest way to avoid sickness from flying is to...

General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
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5 Ways to Prevent Sickness From Swimming Pools

As summer drifts on, one of the most fun ways to escape the heat is by making a splash. You know to protect you and your family’s skin from the sun and keep a vigilant eye on children in the pool to avoid any scary situations, but do you know how to stay healthy and free from waterborne illnesses?...

Children's Health
General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
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Sun Daze: Choosing the Right Sunscreen

As the summer days stretch on, you’ll probably spend at least some of your time outdoors, whether reading in a lounge chair, playing with your kids, or relaxing at the beach. However, exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can lead to sunburns, premature skin aging, and skin cancer. Picking...

General Health & Wellness
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Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

You know that regular exercise can protect your heart against cardiovascular disease and avoiding smoking can help reduce your risk of developing lung cancer, but are there steps you can take to prevent Alzheimer’s disease? There are multiple studies about ways to reduce your risk of developing...

Neurology
Healthy Aging