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By: Mike Rickard II You’ve probably heard the saying, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” While we can’t do anything about the weather, we can do something about frostbite, a dangerous condition caused by exposure to cold temperatures. Frostbite can cause ...

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By: Lucy Connery, Health Promotion Specialist, The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo January marks the end of the holiday season, the beginning of a new year, and is often thought to be a fresh start for a better year and personal growth. However, for many people this time of year is the hardest...

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Sponsored from United Health Care 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 gover...

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By: Cat Crawford As an avid tea drinker myself, I know full well the added health benefits a single cup of tea could have to my immune system, besides its soothing and comforting value. Different types of teas have different healing properties, and it is important to know which types of teas can aid...

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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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