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Reduce fall risk through better foot care

Reduce fall risk through better foot care

The cold and icy storms of winter bring an increased risk of falling, especially for those who are elderly. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 2.8 million elderly people are treated in emergency departments every year for fall-related injuries. Of these, 800,000 are hospitalized, …

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History of Beef Inspection

History of Beef Inspection

By Frank G. Vice, DVM, BS Pharm In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed a congressional act creating the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This act This act was designed, among other things, to inspect and ensure the safety of the food we eat. In those early years, there was …

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In 2018, Have Fun and Stay Healthy

In 2018, Have Fun and Stay Healthy

2018 is finally here! The New Year is all about a fresh start and is a natural a time to set new goals for yourself. Every year millions of people around the world set out on their New Year’s Resolution only to fall short just a few short weeks in. …

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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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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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