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Lifestyle Changes You Need To Make After A Heart Attack

Most of us have heard the tongue-in-cheek definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over, but expecting a different result. This certainly applies to heart attacks. Of the approximately 800K heart attacks that occur in the US each year, 600K are first timers and the other 200K people have had their second heart attack. This is a disappointing statistic. We all need to be informed about lifestyle changes you need to make after a heart attack.  » Read more about: Lifestyle Changes You Need To Make After A Heart Attack  »


How Do I Know If I Have Psoriasis?

There are several TV ads claiming relief from psoriasis including those with celebrities. Do you think you could have psoriasis with your dry skin? Do you have thick itchy patches of skin?  Yes, these can be symptoms of psoriasis, but how do you know if you have psoriasis?  » Read more about: How Do I Know If I Have Psoriasis?  »


2022-2023 Flu Season: Preparing Your Family

To be clear, the CDC recommends everyone over the age of 6 months get a flu shot this year. The most vulnerable are seniors over age 65 and young children with respiratory issues like asthma and illness which lowers immunity. There is more to understand about the 2022-2023 flu season: preparing your family.  » Read more about: 2022-2023 Flu Season: Preparing Your Family  »


Helping Your Family Cope With the Stress of a Cancer Diagnosis

When you are diagnosed with cancer, it is like an earthquake. Not only do you have to deal with this news, but you need to tell your family. Whom should you tell first, how to tell them, when, and what to say are all unfamiliar tasks. Not only do you need to come to terms with cancer, but now you are responsible for helping your family cope with the stress of a cancer diagnosis.  » Read more about: Helping Your Family Cope With the Stress of a Cancer Diagnosis  »


CPR And AED Training Could Save Your Child’s Life

Sudden cardiac arrest is rare in young people, but it can happen. The CDC estimates that 2000 seemingly healthy young people under the age of 25 die each year of sudden cardiac death. CPR and AED training could save your child’s life.  » Read more about: CPR And AED Training Could Save Your Child’s Life  »


Best Foods For Chronic Pain

Did it ever occur to you that the foods you are eating can actually contribute to your chronic pain? Certain foods can exacerbate your pain while others actually help to relieve it. If you suffer from chronic pain, keep reading to learn about the best foods for chronic pain.  » Read more about: Best Foods For Chronic Pain  »


Water Safety Guide For Parents

Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are upon us, and the weather and humidity are heating up. Children and adults are looking for a way to counteract the heat and get cool. There’s nothing better than a pool, a lake, or any body of water to provide relief and fun-filled days. Whether you are a new parent, or you have siblings vying for your attention, it’s always a good idea to review a water safety guide for parents.  » Read more about: Water Safety Guide For Parents  »


What Are The Benefits Of Minimally Invasive Surgery?

If you must have surgery, would you prefer one with more damage to your body or less? How about a surgery with more pain or less, a longer hospital stay or a shorter one, and a surgery with the possibility of multiple complications or one which delivers fewer complications? We think we know the answer. Fortunately, there are more and more surgical procedures available that offer a minimally invasive alternative. What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery?  » Read more about: What Are The Benefits Of Minimally Invasive Surgery?  »


Who Should Get STD Tests And How Often?

If you are sexually active, you should get STD tests. It is an essential part of your overall health. How often you should be tested is dependent on your current and past sexual situation. Let’s find out what experts say about who should get STD tests and how often.  » Read more about: Who Should Get STD Tests And How Often?  »


Why Are Men More Likely To Develop A Hernia?

Why are men more likely to develop a hernia? A man’s physical anatomy is but one of the reasons why men have a 25% chance of developing a hernia during their lifetime vs only 2% of women. Let’s explain further.  » Read more about: Why Are Men More Likely To Develop A Hernia?  »


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