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    • JANUARY 23, 2018
    5 Essential Items to Have in Your Medicine Cabinet at All Times

    5 Essential Items to Have in Your Medicine Cabinet at All Times

    Stay healthy and pain-free all year long with these bathroom basics. When it comes to stocking your medicine chest, consider the old military phrase K.I.S.S.: Keep It Simple, Silly. It can be tempting to prepare for every possible medical situation, but you’re better off not buying just-in-case remedies for obscure or unlikely ailments. Opt instead

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    • JANUARY 2, 2018
    How Often Should You Get a Physical?

    How Often Should You Get a Physical?

    Many Dallas-Fort Worth adults believe that an annual physical is necessary for good health. Although there is no hard and fast rule about this, getting checked out every one to three years is perfectly okay unless you’re age 65 or older, have risk factors or suffer from a chronic health condition. In that case, you should get

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    • DECEMBER 26, 2017
    Don’t Fall For These 5 Winter Health Myths

    Don’t Fall For These 5 Winter Health Myths

    Staying in Peak Physical Condition Even If the Weather Isn’t Ideal Whether you hate it or love it, it’s impossible to ignore the changes that the cold season brings. When winter rolls around, you adapt your habits in response, but what you may not know is that some of your traditional habits might be less

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    • DECEMBER 20, 2017
    Where to Go If You Get Sick on a Holiday

    Where to Go If You Get Sick on a Holiday

    Enjoying Your Time Off Instead of Suffering You’ve invited your long-lost relatives over, and you’ve prepared a great spread. You’re even kind of looking forward to the after-meal political arguments and cleanup sessions with people you don’t get to spend much time with nowadays. Then it happens: You’re struck by an unmistakable sensation of queasy

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    • DECEMBER 20, 2017
    Top 4 Health Risks to Be Aware of this Holiday Season

    Top 4 Health Risks to Be Aware of this Holiday Season

    A little bit of caution can help you prevent illnesses and injuries during the holiday season. The holiday season is a time of family gatherings, parties and delicious food. However, there are a few health risks that can impact your ability to enjoy the season, including illnesses and injuries. Taking extra precautions, such as frequent

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    • OCTOBER 30, 2017
    Should I See a Doctor for the Flu?

    Should I See a Doctor for the Flu?

    Is this “just the flu” or is there more to it? With the change of seasons from summer to fall, an additional season arrives at the same time – the flu season. Most of you have had a bout of the flu at some point in your life and are familiar with its usual symptoms.

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    • AUGUST 23, 2017
    Is It Asthma, Bronchitis, or Both?

    Is It Asthma, Bronchitis, or Both?

    Both conditions affect the lungs, but when asthma and bronchitis occur at the same time, bronchial asthma is the result. The phrase “breathing easy” takes on a whole new meaning when you or a loved one has asthma. You’re more likely to think about the specific symptoms of the condition: wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath,

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    • AUGUST 21, 2017
    The Diabetes Diet

    The Diabetes Diet

    Healthy Eating Tips to Prevent, Control, and Reverse Diabetes Diabetes is on the rise, yet most cases are preventable and some can even be reversed. Taking steps to prevent and control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You

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    • AUGUST 18, 2017
    What Is Breast Cancer?

    What Is Breast Cancer?

    Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most-commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States. Breast cancer is cancer that begins with the formation of a malignant tumor in the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into nearby tissues or spread (metastasize) to other areas of

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    • AUGUST 16, 2017
    How You Can Control Your Asthma

    How You Can Control Your Asthma

    Learn how to control your asthma Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. There are 24 million Americans living with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs, causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. Although asthma cannot be cured, it is possible to manage asthma successfully to reduce and prevent

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