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December 1, 2021

Cervical Cancer: Five Facts You Need to Know 

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  Next to breast cancer, it’s the second most common type of cancer for women worldwide. In the United States, an estimated 14,480 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2021. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 4,200 women will die because of this diagnosis. Women of all …

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Tired of Feeling Tired? The small gland that can make a big difference!

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More than 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. However, an estimated 60 percent of people are unaware they have a problem with their thyroid. The thyroid is a small gland, but when it comes to your health, plays a big role. The butterfly-shaped thyroid sits inside your throat, just under your voice …

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FOOD INTOLERANCE VS FOOD ALLERGY

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As we gather to feast with our friends and families during the holidays, keep in mind that not all foods sit well with everyone. More than 32 million Americans have food allergies. But did you know one in four people suffer from a more common dining dilemma called food intolerance? Most of them don’t have …

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Going Somewhere Special?  Don’t Forget to Schedule a COVID Test

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If you have big plans COVID-19 testing should be an integral part of your planning. Whether traveling, going to a concert, or the big game, the activity you plan may require you to show proof of a negative COVID test. When organizing your plans don’t forget to schedule your COVID test in advance. When making …

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A Downside to Holiday Cheer. What Alcohol Really Does to Your Liver.

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The holidays give us a reason to celebrate. For many of us, alcohol plays a big part in the festivities. But too many glasses of good cheer too often can lead to something less than cheerful — an overworked liver.  Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, the average American sees a 100 percent increase in drinking …

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Is Your Diet Putting You at Risk of Anemia?

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Do you feel constant fatigue you can’t explain? Do you frequently get dizzy or lightheaded? Do you suffer from chest pains or shortness of breath? These are all signs that you may have ANEMIA.    What is Anemia? Anemia is a condition where the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells to transport …

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Nutrition and Your Health

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As the holidays approach, there is a big emphasis on food. Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas all revolve around delicious dinner traditions – sending diets out the window. A handful of indulgent, celebratory meals throughout the year won’t hurt your health or make a major impact on your waistline. However, if you tend to eat like …

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COVID-19 AND UNDERLYING CONDITIONS

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We’ve heard it ever since COVID-19 came on the scene. People with underlying conditions who contract the virus are at higher risk of developing more severe cases of COVID-19 cases that can seriously impact their lives. According to surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control, hospitalizations have been six times higher and deaths 12 …

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