Category: Health Information

Healthier ways to improve your productivity

  With so much pressure to perform these days, get ahead, and power through juggling work and home responsibilities, a growing number of adults are misusing prescription stimulants like Adderall to boost productivity, just as college students have misused them to cram for exams.  But no matter what your stage in life, taking prescription stimulants…
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July 3, 2017 0

Cholesterol 101

  Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that occurs naturally in your body and is needed for proper body function. It is found in several places in the body, such as the cells in your brain, nerves, muscles and skin. The body naturally makes all the cholesterol it needs. Depending on the totals of the…
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July 3, 2017 0

Putting a stop to springtime sneezes

  Springtime allergies getting you down? Whether the culprit is pollen, dust, mold or grass, the resulting sneezing fits, sniffles, itchy eyes, and scratchy throat can make anyone miserable. If you are among the more than 50 million Americans who suffer from seasonal or year-round allergies, there is hope! Talking with your doctor about your…
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July 3, 2017 0

Remember the ABCs of skin cancer

  According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 3.5 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the United States—that’s more than all other cancers combined. Most skin cancers can be detected through skin examinations. Both regular skin exams by your doctor…
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