Reviewing Your Family Medical History this Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is one of those rare opportunities to sit around a table with all of your family members together at once.  It is often a great time for sharing stories and memories across generations. One of the most important things you can share with your family is medical history. Why is knowing your family’s medical

How to Make an ER Visit Less Stressful for Children

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A trip to the emergency room is often the last trip anyone wants to make. But it is especially stressful to take your child there. It can be overwhelming for both you and your child to navigate caring for your child’s needs while also communicating with doctors and nurses. There are a few things you

Recovering After Neurosurgery

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Advancements in medical treatments and surgery make possible many new life-changing treatments. If you are recovering from neurosurgery, you should be aware of some of the symptoms and changes you might experience as you recover. Physical therapy, pain management, and emotional support are all parts of helping you recover quickly and well. Physical Symptoms After

National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Almost 30 million Americans are impacted by either type one or type two diabetes.  Over ¼ of these people are undiagnosed. November is diabetes awareness month, and we want to help you learn more about and understand both types of diabetes and how it can be treated or prevented. What is the difference between Type

Tips for a Safe Halloween

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Halloween is full of fun for kids every year. Getting dressed up in costumes, going to Halloween parties, and getting a bag full of your favorite candy is always exciting. Part of what makes for a great Halloween night is making sure that everyone has fun while also staying safe. We’ve compiled a few tips

Ladies, Don’t Be Spooked by Your Annual Visit

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October gives us plenty of fun, spooky things to get excited about like scary movies or Halloween parties and candy. But one thing women often find themselves spooked by, and not excited for, is their annual visit to an OB-GYN. Women may find themselves putting this appointment off because of feelings of uncertainty or apprehension.

What You Should Know About Physical Rehabilitation

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Physical rehabilitation is recommended by doctors for a number of reasons. Rehabilitation can allow your body to regain or strengthen everyday abilities that may have been affected by an illness or injury. Rehab can be extremely beneficial, but many people do not know how all the ways it can be helpful, so we’ve compiled some

Flu Shot Season

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The fall season ushers in the start of school, the first glimpses of the holidays around the corner, and a not-as-welcome guest – flu season. There is never a good time to get the flu, but with all the busyness that fall brings, there isn’t much time for being sick. Because of this, you should

Knowing When You Should Get a Colonoscopy

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Colonoscopies are recommended to people mostly because of age. Doctors commonly recommend colonoscopies for anyone over the age of 50. However, there are also some other factors that should be considered to help you determine whether you need a colonoscopy. What is a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is a type of exam that can help determine

National Pediculosis Month

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Pediculosis, also known as a head lice infestation, is one of the nuisances that kids and families sometimes experience with going back to school. Head lice is spread extremely quickly from head to head in classrooms, in movie theaters, on playgrounds, and anywhere else where people are in close contact. September is head lice prevention