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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

 

We’ve all spent a night tossing and turning and we know how it makes us feel the next day – exhausted, irritable and out of sorts.  But continuing to miss out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep nightly can also have some negative long-term effects.   Sleep deprivation can raise your risk for chronic health […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Can You Really Prevent Cancer?

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and a time to help increase awareness nationwide about cancer, its causes and what we can do to prevent it.

So, can you really prevent cancer?  The answer is………sometimes!

Some cancer risk factors cannot be controlled, such as age, sex, race or ethnicity, family history and inherited genetic characteristics. However, only […]

By |February 25th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Can You Really Prevent Cancer?

How Can I Treat an Upper Respiratory Infection?

Each year, millions of patients are likely to experience a case of the common cold, influenza, or a related seasonal illness. When patients get suddenly sick during cold or flu season, it is likely the cause of an upper respiratory infection. 

Upper respiratory infections, sometimes referred to as upper respiratory tract infections, are an extremely broad […]

By |February 25th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Can I Treat an Upper Respiratory Infection?

What Should I Know About Coronavirus

As you may have heard from local news reports, the coronavirus has made its way from mainland China into the U.S from infected travelers. The concerning news of advanced illnesses, deaths, and outbreaks in other parts of the world continue to raise caution within the states as well. However, patients need to take some time […]

By |February 11th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Should I Know About Coronavirus

Busting Myths About the Common Cold

By |January 27th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Busting Myths About the Common Cold

Home Remedies for Common Cold Symptoms

 

Winter is here, which means sledding and hot chocolate! But with the good comes the bad: specifically, the common cold. The average person will catch 3-4 colds a year, and dry air and increased time indoors make winter the easiest time to end up with this annoying illness. There is no cure for the common […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Home Remedies for Common Cold Symptoms

What is the difference between a common cold and the flu?

The common cold and the flu are some of the fastest-spreading seasonal viruses in local communities, which can cause a spike in acute illnesses. However, many patients may not be able to determine if they have a common cold or a flu infection.

Common colds and the influenza virus can cause similar symptoms such as sneezing, […]

By |January 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What is the difference between a common cold and the flu?

Cervical Health Awareness Month

 

The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year.

All women are at risk for cervical cancer, but it occurs most often in women over age 30. Long-lasting infection with certain types of human papillomavirus […]

By |January 14th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Cervical Health Awareness Month

5 Tips for Winter Wellness

The hustle and bustle of the holidays is behind us and it’s the time of year when we all are just trying to stay warm!  The frigid temps and lack of daylight can affect your physical and your mental health. In this cold weather it’s important to maintain healthy habits. And that means doing more […]

By |January 6th, 2020|Blog, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Winter Wellness

Is it a Cold or the Flu?

‘Tis the season for more than just decorating, shopping and parties. It’s also the time of year when many people feel ill. Coughing, sneezing, and stuffy noses lead us to ask, “Is this a cold or do I have the flu?”

So, what is the difference? Both the flu and the common cold are respiratory illnesses, […]

By |December 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is it a Cold or the Flu?
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