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Month: March 2019

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Diabetes Lifestyle Choices to help stay healthy

Diabetes is linked to many chronic diseases in the U.S and can inhibit one’s ability to live a normal life. However, diabetes is easily manageable with a few key lifestyle changes and healthy behaviors. Diabetes affects nearly 29 million people while almost 96 million have prediabetes, which is when a person has an extremely elevated …

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How to prevent and manage sports injuries

Sports-related injuries affect both elite athletes as well as amateur and youth competitors. These injuries tend to stem from minor trauma to muscles, ligaments, and/or tendons during or after athletic events. Sports injuries are unpredictable, but assessment and treatment are important to recovery and getting back in the game. Here’s a look at how athletic/sports-related …

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The importance of vaccines for pediatric health

There may be nothing more important than maintaining your child’s health. Pediatric care includes a lot of important medical appointments for your child such as exams and also immunizations. However, sometimes a slew of misinformation can cause parents to delay or outright prevent their children from getting vaccinated. As mentioned in our last blog, vaccinations …

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Strep Throat 101: How to prevent and manage a case of strep throat

Strep throat is usually a symptom of another medical condition that can make your daily routine harder. Having strep throat usually comes with moderate to even intense throat pain or soreness and may cause significant respiratory irritation. Thankfully, strep throat is usually temporary can be easily addressed at home, according to the Mayo Clinic. Doctors …

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