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Screening for Colon Cancer: Is there an alternative to a colonoscopy?

November 19, 2018
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There is an effective alternative to the standard colonoscopy. It is easy to use and requires no special prep or dietary restrictions. Starting at age 50, routine screening for colorectal cancer is recommended.

How to be your own health advocate

November 06, 2018
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If you feel like your healthcare is something that is happening to you as opposed to working with you, it’s time for you to become your own health advocate.

Breaking the silence about pelvic pain

October 25, 2018
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Are you suffering from pelvic pain? You are not alone. Learn more about causes and how to treat discomfort and pain.

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.

Still not washing your hands properly? You could make people sick.

October 11, 2018
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A recent study by the USDA shows that people are only washing their hands correctly 3% of the time. Learn the “who, what, when, where, why, and how” of proper handwashing.

Five healthy habits for men aged 50 and older

October 04, 2018
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When men hit age 50 or so, they should begin adjusting to their bodies' changing needs and capabilities.

Is eating sugar-free worth it?

October 02, 2018
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The benefits of a sugar-free diet range from very important to highly recommended for those who want to avoid or manage sugar-sensitive chronic conditions like prediabetes or diabetes later in life.

New car seat recommendations for kids

September 28, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new information and recommendations on car seats for young children. In an updated policy statement, entitled “Child Passenger Safety,” the AAP recommends children remain rear-facing as long as possible – until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their specific seat.

2018-19 Flu Shot Recommendations

September 28, 2018
The 2017-18 flu season was a devastating one – a total of 179 children died from influenza-associated illness, and thousands more were hospitalized. It was a difficult year for adults too. The flu shot is still our best way to protect children and adults from severe influenza infections and influenza-related complications and death.

They're called sick days for a reason: Why you need to stay home

September 06, 2018
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Coming to work with a cold or flu can be bad for you and for your coworkers.

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