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Understanding Diagnostic Imaging: The CT Scan

Understanding Diagnostic Imaging: The CT Scan

Today, the ease with which modern medicine diagnoses illnesses and injuries is almost taken for granted. It seems as though there’s almost nothing that cannot be discovered, diagnosed and treated. It wasn’t always that way. One of the most important developments in modern medicine was harnessing the power of X-rays …

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Got Water? 4 Reasons to Drink More H2O

Got Water? 4 Reasons to Drink More H2O

(NewsUSA) We all know water is good for us and that we should probably drink more of it. So why, then, do Americans find it so difficult to sip from what is arguably the fountain of youth? Answers vary, but the fact is, one in 10 Americans drinks zero cups …

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Hypothyroidism: A Hidden Menace

Hypothyroidism: A Hidden Menace

We’ve all experienced changes in our bodies from time to time that seem more of a nuisance than a medical issue. Take, for example, forgetfulness or fatigue, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, perhaps even muscle or joint pain. Too often we chalk these symptoms up to the stresses of modern …

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Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

By Alex Anderson In August of 1996, I was having breakfast with a pastor that I admired. He did not come from a privileged family, but his life was full of good things. He was very blessed in every way. He had started his church a year and a half …

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Tips for planning meals on a budget:

Tips for planning meals on a budget

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Meal planning is great for saving time, but, ideally, it should save you money, as well. When you’re on a strict budget, meal planning can be quite the task. If you don’t have much money to work with …

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Do your feet tingle when you exercise?

your feet tingle when you exercise

By Dr. Nicole Freels, FACAOM If you have ever experienced a tingling sensation of numbness in your toes or feet during exercise, you are not alone. Numbness in the feet during exercise is quite common, but that doesn’t mean it’s normal. It can be caused by something as simple as …

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This Holiday Season, Be Merry and Be Healthy!

This Holiday Season, Be Merry and Be Healthy!

By Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P. Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Many of us don’t think of the holidays as a time to be concerned about our health. Rather, it’s a time to eat, drink, and be merry. There’s …

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Take Time to De-Stress Your Holidays

Take Time to De-Stress Your Holidays

While the holidays are one of the most joyous times of the year, they can also be the most stressful. We look forward to spending time with our families, celebrating and reflecting on the end of another year, but all of the activity and social interactions can lead to an …

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