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integrative medicine

Integrative Medicine Blends With Traditional To Lessen Pain, Increase Mobility

After two decades, a patient finds an option for lessening pain and increasing mobility that works.

colonoscopy

Your Doctor Finds Polyps During a Colonoscopy: What It Means

What if your doctor finds polyps during your colonoscopy? It doesn’t necessarily mean cancer.

medicare annual wellness

What You Need To Know About Medicare Wellness Visits

Did you know that if you receive Medicare, you are eligible for a no-cost annual wellness visit? Medicare annual wellness visits focus on health promotion and disease prevention, which is key to living a long, healthy life.

self-harm

Self-Harm Among Teenagers Is More Common Than You Think

One recent study suggests that as many as one in five children between 10 and 18 years old are engaging in intentional self-harm, such as cutting, burning, or hitting themselves. But why would that be? And as a parent, how can you stop it?

seasonal affective disorder

Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder During COVID-19

SAD season could be more difficult than usual this year. As such, people with the disorder should take extra proactive steps in their self-care this year, since pandemic conditions may increase the severity of their symptoms.

healthy body image

Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Body Image

Every parent wants to raise a child who feels comfortable in his or her own skin. A key to achieving this is fostering a healthy body image.

covid and the holidays

Rethink Your Holiday Celebration Plans This Year

It’s really important that we get our priorities right this year and think about what is important to us. The holidays are important, but we cannot underestimate that virus-containing droplet.

diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and Heart Disease: A Dangerous Combination

There is a very important connection between diabetes and heart disease that is under-appreciated by most people with diabetes: If you are living with diabetes, then you are at heightened risk for heart and kidney disease.

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