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The Foods to Eat to Improve Colon and Overall Health

If you’ve never had some type of gastrointestinal problem, you’re fortunate … or a very careful eater. The truth is, our fast-paced schedules and hectic lives can lead to a lack of nutrients and fiber: A direct route to a chronically upset, out-of-balance digestive system. Thankfully, you can reset your digestive system and help clear […]

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Medical Diagnosis Imaging: What Are the Different Types?

Medical diagnosis imaging is a technology that lets doctors see inside the body for symptoms and sources of medical conditions. In creating detailed images, different types of machines and techniques can take pictures of your body’s internal structures and activities. Advancements in imaging technology have been the sparks behind a healthcare revolution. Over the past […]

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5 Things to Look for in an Urgent Care

Attention workout warriors, knife-wielding weekend chefs and home-improvement enthusiasts: All urgent cares are not alike. And for adventurous souls like you, choosing the right facility is even more important. It all begins with looking for services and features that can save you time, money and frustration. Urgent care versus emergency care There are differences, and […]

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National Cancer Survivors Day (Sunday, June 4th): Celebrating Your Strength

Cancer survivor. Anyone suffering from cancer hopes to hear these two words. A cancer diagnosis is difficult to accept and even more difficult to experience. You learn early on it takes acute mental strength and tenacity to undergo rigorous cancer treatments. This disease is hard on your body, and so are the treatments. As you […]

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American Stroke Awareness Month: Know the Warning Signs

Approximately 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year. It is the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States, affecting mostly older Americans age 65 and older. It is important to know the warning signs of a stroke, so you can seek medical attention at the first sign and know when it’s time to […]

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National Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month: Warning Signs of a Bleeding or Blood Disorder

March is National Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month, a time to shed light on a group of common, and often serious, bleeding disorders. When something is wrong with your blood, it affects your overall health. The human body needs all of its blood clotting proteins and platelets operating correctly to form a blood clot strong enough […]

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When You Should Go To Urgent Care

There is never a good time to suffer an injury or illness. It can be especially unsettling when you need immediate medical attention and your primary doctor is unavailable. Emergency rooms must take patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries first, so patients with non life-threatening medical issues will have a long wait. That is when […]

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Understanding Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic imaging is a versatile and valuable technology that allows doctors see what’s going on inside the body. These tests send forms of energy (x-rays, sound waves, radioactive particles or magnetic fields) through the body. The type of imaging a doctor uses depends on the symptoms and the part of the body being examined. From […]

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