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    How to Avoid Injury While Shoveling Snow

    January 24, 2016

    If you’re like many, you probably have cabin fever from being cooped up during all of the snow. What better time than to get outside and start shoveling! But, before you start to dig out, keep these tips in mind to make sure that you keep your body healthy while tackling that mound of snow in your driveway. Check with your doctor first.  Cold weather, by itself, can put a strain on the heart. Shoveling also […]…

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  • 7 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss

    by Janice S. Lintz Janice Lintz, CEO of Hearing Access & Innovations, is passionate about advocating for those with hearing loss. Many misconceptions exist about hearing loss- here are her Top 7: (adapted from…

    January 5, 2016
  • Doctor’s Orders: 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

      by Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Payne It’s that time of year again! You’re probably ready for holiday cheer, filled with turkeys, gifts and fresh-baked tasty treats. Traditionally, this season has been warmly referred to as…

    November 25, 2015
  • 5 Simple Ways To Prevent Acne

      by: Gina Charles D.O. If you made through your adolescent years unscathed by the trauma associated with having acne, consider yourself extremely lucky. However, if you’re one of the countless people who suffered…

    October 16, 2015
  • Hot, Hot, Hot! 5 Summer Heat Myths Debunked

      by Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine Welcome to summer! In many parts of the world it’s downright HOT right now and heat safety couldn’t be more important. With heat safety (like so many…

    July 19, 2015
  • Alcohol 101: Why A Hangover Feels So Bad

      You went out last night. Not only did you “go out,” but you partied hard. Really hard. When you woke up the next morning you had a migraine and your head was spinning. You…

    June 5, 2015
  • “Ah-Ah-Ah-Choo!” 5 Tips for Seasonal Allergy Relief

      by Dr. Natalia Vernon, Allergist and Immunologist Millions of Americans suffer from “hay fever” or seasonal allergies every year. When you have seasonal allergies, your immune system treats a harmless substance such as…

    March 13, 2015
  • “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” Gets a Make-Over

      by Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition that has long been difficult to diagnose and treat, is now getting a make-over. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that between 800,00 and 2.5…

    March 4, 2015
  • Can TV Shows Help Kids? A Neurologist’s View

      by Dr. Heidi Moawad, Neurologist Television has been scientifically proven to produce many harmful effects on children and adults.1,2 From setting the stage for unrealistic expectations linked to low self-esteem and eating disorders…

    November 12, 2014