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The Basics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Do you experience gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation, and general abdominal pain on a frequent basis? Do you worry about eating at restaurants or going out in public because you often need to find a restroom urgently? If these symptoms … Read More >

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Immunizations for Every Life Stage

Although no one looks forward to getting a shot, the development of vaccines has revolutionized healthcare in the United States and worldwide by preventing the spread of life-threatening diseases. Vaccines are often thought of as something primarily received in childhood, … Read More >

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Why Sleep is Important for Health

You have probably heard your doctor, a parent or even friend emphasize the importance of getting enough sleep, but have you ever wondered why sleep is important and why you should be getting 7.5+ hours of sleep a night? It is because … Read More >

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Common Cardiac Tests

So you’ve decided that unsettling pain, tightness or pressure in your chest is worrisome enough to see a doctor – but now your ticker is racing at the thought of being poked and prodded during the exam! Why do cardiac … Read More >

The Number One Killer of Women Isn’t What You Think It Is

Learn How to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease While many women think of breast cancer as the principal threat to their health, heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. “Heart disease” refers to … Read More >