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How Is Stress Affecting Your Health?

Nearly everyone will experience some type of stress in their lives. Stress can be caused by a variety of factors including, work, money, health, family and a laundry list of other items that are often unavoidable. You may know that long periods of stress and anxiety can leave you feeling tired and worn out, but did you know that it can have serious long-term effects on your health?

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Category: Health


Could My Infertility be Caused by Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a much more prevalent issue than many people might think. In fact, fewer than 1/3 of women know what endometriosis is, despite it affecting approximately one out of every ten women in the United States.

Endometriosis occurs when uterine tissue begins to grow outside of the uterus. Because this tissue responds to a woman’s menstrual cycle, symptoms can be confused with period pain. Since the tissue has no way of leaving the body, lesions, scar tissue and inflammation can occur. All of these symptoms could potentially lead to infertility.

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Category: Health


Go Red for Women: American Heart Month

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and testing methods for this disease. Although the numbers have improved, approximately 12,000 women will be diagnosed and 4,120 will die from the disease this year.

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Category: Cancer, Health


Keep Your Holiday Dinners Safe and Fun

With Holiday season upon us, the rush to get all of your food prepared can make you want to cut corners in order to make sure everything gets on the table in time. But did you know that foodborne diseases cause roughly 76 million people to become sick each year?

If you’re cooking for just a few people, or a large group, there are a few safety tips that can help you prevent sickness while still getting everything prepared in a timely manner.

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Category: Health, Nutrition


Does Coffee Help Prevent Cancer?

Coffee is one of the most universally consumed beverages around. In fact, it is estimated that 83% of American adults drink coffee daily. It is well known that coffee can help to wake you up, but can it actually help prevent cancer?

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Flu Shots for 2016/2017: What has Changed?

It’s the beginning of flu season, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are making important changes to how the vaccine is made.

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Category: Health, News


Send Them Back to School with Healthy Lunches

It’s almost time for kids to head back to school! You want to make sure they’re eating all of the right kinds of food to fuel their growing bodies, but you also want them to like it. Start packing smarter with these helpful bagged lunch pointers: Read the rest of this entry »

Category: Health, Nutrition


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