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How to be ensure your best health while at college

November 23, 2018
Colleges are in session and students are back on campus,which often means living away from home for the first time. It is a really exciting time in the life of a young person and also presents awesome opportunities for them to start taking control of their own health.

Chief of Pediatrics explains why you should get your flu shot

November 08, 2018

The 2017-18 flu season was one of the most deadly in decades - more than 80,000 Americans died last year from the flu, almost 200 of them were children. Every year we see young, healthy people dying of influenza and influenza-related complications. This year, we've already seen flu deaths in other parts of the country.

Tips to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

October 30, 2018
While Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is rare, it is a source of worry for many parents.

While Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is rare, it is a source of worry for many parents. We don't know exactly what causes SIDS, but we do know some ways to reduce the risk.

Flu Shot 2018 FAQ: When, why, and do you really need it?

October 16, 2018

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Flu season generally starts in October, and every year the flu accounts for countless trips to the doctor, the ER, and the hospital. We answer your most frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine.

Winter depression: Strategies for prevention and treatment

October 01, 2018

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Winter depression is a form of seasonal affective disorder, where changes in mood occur in a seasonal pattern.  In this case, as fall and winter come, our mood becomes sad or down, and along with that we see other symptoms begin to arise: changes in our sleep pattern (sleeping too little or too much), changes in our appetite (overeating or lack of appetite), a lack of ability to enjoy things, a loss of a sense of positive anticipation. The energy level drops—where in the summertime you felt as if you had a whole other day after work to play, and looked forward to that time, now all you want to do is put on your pajamas as soon as you get home and lay on the couch.

Powerful pain relief: Options beyond opioids

August 22, 2018

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A combination of therapies can be customized to treat chronic pain.

Myths and facts about back-to-school vaccinations

August 15, 2018
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Vaccines provide protection for your child against an assortment of diseases, including some that can be deadly. Let's rebut some of the arguments raised against vaccinations.

Psoriasis: This is what you need to know and why

August 13, 2018
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Psoriasis is a common autoimmune disease that affects the skin, not a cosmetic problem, but many people don’t understand what is, who it affects, or the impact it has on the people who have to live with it.

Is the new shingles vaccine right for you?

July 09, 2018
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Shingrix offers greater effectiveness for people in more age groups, but there are a couple of things to keep in mind.

April Showers Bring Asthma and Allergies Symptoms

May 29, 2018
Asthma and allergies often occur together. The same substances that trigger hay fever (also known as allergic rhinitis) such as pollen, dust mites and pet dander might also cause asthma symptoms.

On their morning run, many people breathe in the sweet smell of spring in the air and smile, but for those who suffer from seasonal allergies and asthma, blooming flowers and higher pollen counts can be anything but stress reducing.

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