Health Tips for Quarantine

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Have you or your family been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19? Did you recently travel to or from a high-risk area? If so, self-quarantining can play a huge role in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19.    What is Self-Quarantine? You have likely heard the term “self-quarantine” used often in

Crisp Regional Tips for Maintaining Joint Health

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Many people, as they get older, experience more joint pain. There can be many possible causes for this, but often it is simply the wear and tear our joints have experienced over time. There are a few things you can do to help alleviate pain and stiffness and keep your joints healthy. Find the Right

Reflux in Babies

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Most of us have experienced gastroesophageal reflux at some point in our lives. The symptoms of heartburn and burping can occur when we eat fatty foods or drink coffee. Babies may experience reflux too, but the causes and symptoms are usually different. Below we will discuss some of the reasons why babies experience reflux symptoms

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

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

Arthritis: Causes, Signs, and Diagnosis

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Arthritis affects over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the U.S., and that number is expected to keep growing. It is therefore becoming more and more important that people know the signs to watch for if they think they may have arthritis so that they can receive the right treatment. Causes Arthritis is the

Family Health and Fitness Day

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Saturday, September 28th is Family Health and Fitness Day. This special day is dedicated to encouraging families to be active and healthy. Many cities and organizations host family focused activities designed to educate and inspire families and allow them to participate in fun activities together. What It Is Family Health and Fitness day is recognized

What to Expect During a Mammogram

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Many women are intimidated by, or nervous about, getting a mammogram. However, these screenings could save your life, detecting any abnormalities before they become a major problem. Over the last several years, improvements have been made to the process of getting a mammogram, allowing women to feel more comfortable and in control during the screening.