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Tips to Make Your Gynecologist Visit Easier 03.24.2017

How to Enjoy Seeing the Gynecologist Like going to the dentist, going to your annual gynecological exam is rarely met with enthusiasm. Fear and anxiety builds over whether something might be wrong and the inevitable intrusion into the private areas ...

Why Should I Care About Hepatitis B? 03.24.2017

Learn About Hepatitis B and Whether You’re at Risk Hepatitis B is the most common bloodborne infection in the world and the #1 cause of liver cancer worldwide. Yet many people are still unaware of what it is, how it is transmitted, and whether ...

Changing Your Diet To Live Well 02.02.2015

As we start 2015, one of the more popular resolutions Americans make is to start a new diet. Many people every year try to diet. People have different motivations for why they try to diet. Some are trying to lose weight while others are trying to ...

Childhood Obesity - Efforts in Winning the Food Fight 12.16.2014

Childhood obesity is the most prevalent pediatric disease in the United States, with the number of obese children in America tripling in the past three decades. As one of the most serious health problems in our nation, obesity is associated with ...

The Basic 5 of Eating Healthy for Diabetes 12.01.2014

We are constantly learning and evolving our way to better health. But for the average person with diabetes, managing the disease can seem daunting, especially because of the many different opinions on how to eat to care for their diabetes. Here, ...

Is low testosterone keeping you up at night? 11.11.2014

The simple answer: no. Low testosterone is the result of poor sleeping habits – not the cause of them. While low testosterone, which affects approximately 5 million American men, can decrease libido, lower sperm count and increase male breast ...

New blood thinners help prevent stroke in those with A-fib 11.03.2014

A new group of oral blood thinners, or anti-coagulants, are replacing the use of warfarin (Coumadin) in patients with a specific kind of irregular heart beat. Those with atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, are at an increased risk for strokes from a ...

Take charge of your breast health during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 10.17.2014

While we’ve come a long way in detecting and battling breast cancer, it’s still the most common form of cancer among American women and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in women. This October, during National Breast Cancer ...