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Stay Clean During Handwashing Awareness Week

December 1-7 is National Handwashing Awareness Week, reminding each of us to take better care of how well we clean our hands each day. This initiative seeks to bring awareness to all the germs that are found on our hands and what we can do to prevent illness through proper handwashing techniques. By implementing the… read more

Have A Healthy Thanksgiving By Following These Tips

Thanksgiving is a day full of family, food and fun, but in all the hustle and bustle, we oftentimes forget to follow a few simple rules to keep our health in check. Some health hazards that occur over Thanksgiving include salmonella poisoning after eating an undercooked turkey and even heart failure problems if too much… read more

What Does A Nutritional Visit Entail?

  We are all used to going to the doctor for yearly checkups and exams, but there is one medicinal visit that most aren’t as accustomed to: a nutritional visit. Nutritional visits can range from comprehensive weight loss programs to young adult nutritional screenings and adult health screenings, and these visits focus on helping children… read more

Overcoming Anxiety Disorder and Finding Peace Again

While it’s normal for each of us to experience bouts of anxiety from time to time, there are many who experience such intense anxiety symptoms that it disrupts their daily life. Anxiety disorder can stem from death, divorce, poor sleep habits, crowded areas and workplace pressures, and symptoms can range from panic attacks to fear… read more

November Is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month and serves as a reminder to each of us that taking care of our physical health is of utmost importance. Diabetes develops when the blood glucose levels are too high in the body, which can cause fatigue, weight loss/gain, blurry vision and even death when left uncontrolled. There are two… read more

What’s The Difference Between A Food Allergy and A Food Sensitivity?

Millions suffer from food allergies and food sensitivities, but many don’t understand the difference between the two. While food allergies cause immune system reactions in the body that affects multiple organs, food sensitivities cause digestive issues, headaches, skin rashes and fatigue that are typically mild and short-lasting. Patients experiencing food reactions should be assessed for… read more

Protect Your Health With A Colon Cancer Screening

Colon cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the U.S. and affects nearly 130,000 people each year. Adults everywhere should schedule a regular colon cancer screening to ensure that their colon is healthy and functional. These screenings are essential in diagnosing colon cancer as it is a silent and fast-moving cancer that… read more

Overcoming Insomnia and Finding Rest Again

One of the most common sleeping disorders is insomnia, which affects how well people fall and stay asleep. Insomnia affects more than 70 million people in the U.S. and is most often caused by psychological, physical and environmental factors. Unfortunately, many doctors provide patients with sleep medications that treat the symptoms of insomnia but not… read more

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is a great reminder for women to schedule a woman’s exam and health screening. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. Depending on the stage of breast cancer you have, treatment will vary from chemotherapy to radiation to surgery. However, preventing breast… read more

Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Millions of people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) each year, with the majority of patients being predominantly female. IBS develops when the colon muscle contracts more easily than in people who don’t have the condition, causing waves of constipation and diarrhea. This condition is painful, embarrassing and difficult to live with because it can… read more