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Learning About Leukemia

| September 1, 2015
Learning About Leukemia

Leukemias are cancers that start in cells that would normally develop into different types of blood cells. Most often, leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells, but some leukemias start in other blood cell types. Leukemia is often described as being either acute (fast growing) or chronic (slow growing).   Types of Leukemia […]

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Dental Composite Fillings

| August 1, 2015
Dental Composite Fillings

Tooth-Colored Fillings Can Dramatically Enhance The Appearance Of Your Teeth By Judy Latta Even if you brush with fluoride at least twice a day, floss regularly, and avoid sweets, you can still develop oral health problems that necessitate dental filling treatment. If decay or injury has compromised the structural integrity of your teeth, you may […]

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Psoriasis Awareness

| August 1, 2015
Psoriasis Awareness

Learn More About This Common Autoimmune Disease Psoriasis (sore-EYE-ah-sis) is a chronic (long-lasting) disease. It develops when a person’s immune system sends faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow too quickly. New skin cells form in days rather than weeks. The body does not shed these excess skin cells. The skin cells pile up […]

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Put Away Your Turtlenecks for Summer
Skin rejuvenation for the neck and chest

| July 1, 2015
Put Away Your Turtlenecks for Summer</br>Skin rejuvenation for the neck and chest

By Judy Latta Most of us obsess over our complexions, the most visible part of our bodies, and would never forget to pamper our faces with meticulously selected cleansers, exfoliators, sunscreens, toners and moisturizers. Why, then, do so many of us fail to devote the same attention to our necks and chests, also a sensitive […]

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Radiotherapy After Prostate
Cancer Surgery Declining

| June 1, 2015
Radiotherapy After Prostate <br />Cancer Surgery Declining</br>

Despite Evidence Of Benefit, Study Finds Fewer Patients Receive Radiation Therapy Despite strong evidence and guidelines supporting its use, post-surgical radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients at risk of recurrence is declining in the United States. The study, published online in the journal European Urology, finds fewer than 10 percent of patients at risk of […]

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Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

| June 1, 2015
Prevent What’s Preventable And Immunize – On Time, Every Time

Parents Need To Be Mindful Of Their Child’s Immunization Status By Dr. Julie Boom, Director, Infant and Childhood Immunization at Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, and Rachel Cunningham, MPH As children everywhere wrap up the school year and embark on summer adventures, parents need to be mindful of their child’s immunization status. […]

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The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

| May 1, 2015
The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Mediterranean Staples Fight Pain And Inflammation By Amy Paturel One of the most common questions people with any form of arthritis have is, “Is there an arthritis diet?” Or more to the point, “What can I eat to help my joints?” The answer, fortunately, is that many foods can help. Following a diet low in […]

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Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

| May 1, 2015
Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

Be Mindful Of These Tips To Lower Your Stress Level In today’s fast-paced world filled with increasing demands, it’s important to manage your stress level. Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, smoking, drinking and other activities that raise their risk for heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. Although stress […]

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Your Risks for Bone Loss

| April 1, 2015
Your Risks for Bone Loss

Diseases And Conditions That Can Lead To Osteoporosis There are many health problems that may increase your chance of getting osteoporosis. If you have any of the following diseases or conditions that can cause bone loss, talk to your doctor about what you can do to keep your bones healthy. In some cases, when you […]

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Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in Majority of Type 2 Diabetics

| March 1, 2015
Kidney Disease Undiagnosed in Majority of Type 2 Diabetics

Only 12 percent of type 2 diabetics with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are properly diagnosed as having CKD, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.

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Adults, Brace Yourself!

| March 1, 2015
Adults, Brace Yourself!

Aside from being prominent celebrities, what do Faith Hill, Katherine Heigl, Gwen Stefani, Tom Cruise, Kate Middleton and Katy Perry have in common?

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A New Trend for Teeth

| February 1, 2015
A New Trend for Teeth

Patients Want A More “Natural” Smile Rather Than Perfection

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February is Heart Month

| February 1, 2015
February is Heart Month

Change Bad Habits And Live Heart Healthy

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Which Liposuction is Best for You?

| January 1, 2015
Which Liposuction is Best for You?

Are you stuck in a perpetual state of dieting and spending countless hours in the gym?

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Protect Your Lungs

| December 1, 2014
Protect Your Lungs

Anything you breathe in can affect your lungs

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Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

| December 1, 2014
Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Enhancing your appearance with skin rejuvenation and resurfacing

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Pancreatic Cancer

| November 1, 2014
Pancreatic Cancer

What’s New In Research And Treatment

The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for pancreatic cancer in the United States are for 2014:

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Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

| November 1, 2014
Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

Researchers have long understood there is a strong association between diabetes and depression.

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What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

| October 1, 2014
What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

For breast cancer awareness month, a review of what may be promising

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Porcelain Dental Crowns

| September 1, 2014
Porcelain Dental Crowns

Improve both your appearance and dental health

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Cholesterol Awareness

| September 1, 2014
Cholesterol Awareness

t may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad.

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August is National Cataract Awareness Month

| August 1, 2014
August is National Cataract Awareness Month

Enhancing Your Appearance With Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing

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