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What are migraines? How can you prevent migraine headaches?

Posted On March 9, 2023 / By / Posted in Health & Wellness

What are migraines? How can you prevent migraine headaches?

Migraines are a type of headache characterized by moderate to severe pain, often accompanied by a pulsing or throbbing sensation. Some describe them as a headache on steroids, some say they are...

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Posted On February 20, 2023 / By / Posted in Primary Care

Preventing Heart Disease: 7 Ways to Protect your Heart

Heart disease is, and historically has been,  a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Heart disease is an umbrella term that is used to refer to a range of conditions that...

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Posted On December 8, 2022 / By / Posted in Geriatric Medicine

How to Prevent High Blood Pressure

More than 1 in 3 American adults is living with high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. It is a silent danger because there are no clear warning signs before the onset...

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Posted On November 27, 2022 / By / Posted in Health & Wellness

How to Protect Yourself and Your Family During Flu Season

It’s November, and fall is in full swing. That means we are also right in the middle of flu season. Flu season typically is said to begin in October and continues until...

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Posted On September 15, 2022 / By / Posted in Diseases

What Is the Difference between a Cold and Flu?

Influenza (flu) and the common cold are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. Flu is caused by influenza viruses only, whereas the common cold can be caused...

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Posted On August 13, 2022 / By / Posted in Health & Wellness

Recognizing Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac

Poison Ivy: Found throughout the United States except Alaska, Hawaii, and parts of the West Coast. Can grow as a vine or small shrub trailing along the ground or climbing on low...

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Symptoms of Heat Stroke?

Symptoms of heat stroke include: Confusion, altered mental status, slurred speech. Loss of consciousness (coma). Hot, dry skin or profuse sweating. Seizures Very high body temperature. Fatal if treatment delayed. Read more...

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