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By: Dr. Riffat Sadiq Many women are aware of the importance of breast self-exams for the early detection of breast cancer. Anytime a woman finds a lump, it is important that she contact her health care provider immediately to have the lump examined. But if the lump is not cancer, what is it? There a...

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Permanent cognitive impairment is a rising concern for people of all ages. Cognitive testing is often performed too late when cognitive functions are moderate or severely impaired. Currently, most cognitive testing consists of decades old tests performed either with paper and pencil or embedded in a...

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Dual health plans: Designed to make life easier It’s not easy for the average person to find their way through the health care system. But it’s much more difficult for those who are elderly or have complex health conditions. And for those who also rely on government-assisted health care like Med...

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Use Mindfulness as a tool to slow down snacking and make more conscientious choices regarding food. MIND·FUL·NESS NOUN 1.The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 2.A mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and ...

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Among most Americans, sugar intake is through the roof. It’s a major factor in diabetes and heart disease, which is currently the leading cause of death for both men and women today. This sugar intake comes in many forms. We often consume natural sugars, commonly found in fruits and milk, which in...

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WalletHub wrote an article in February 2019 named Healthiest and Unhealthiest Cities in America.  They looked at some of the most populated cities in America and scored them based on the cost of medical visits, fruit and vegetable consumption, and fitness and recreational areas per capita. From tho...

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By: Katy Siwirski Disclaimer: Please speak with your doctor to configure if you and your body are secured and ready to breastfeed. Pregnancy season is in full swing, and it’s never too soon to begin educating yourself on the concept of breastfeeding. Is breastfeeding the right way to go for me and...

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