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Flu Shots And Why It Is Important To Receive Them

October 10, 2019

As we progress through the weeks and months of 2019, we have reached the heart of autumn once again. This allows us to embrace the many activities that are available now that fall has emerged. However, this also means that we have entered flu season. Understanding Influenza The potential of contending with the flu, which is also referred to as influenza, also serves as a reminder that it ...

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Tips For A Healthy Autumn

October 10, 2019

The arrival of autumn signifies a transition toward the conclusion of each year. We have become very familiar with the changes that this entails - new colors, falling temperatures, and fewer daytime hours. The word autumn evolved from the Latin word “autumnus”, and this season is also referred to informally as "fall." But regardless of whether you prefer to think of this season as autumn ...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2019

The month of October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). This provides an opportunity to explain the background and ongoing efforts surrounding this annual campaign. NBCAM began in 1985, as a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the manufacturers of drugs that were designed to combat breast cancer. The primary goals were to advance the ...

Understanding Asthma And How To Manage The Condition

September 25, 2019

Asthma is a chronic issue that results from inflamed or narrowed airways in the lungs, and the inflammation can cause swelling within these airways. As this process continues, space within the area is reduced, and excess mucus can be generated by the cells within the airways. The muscles near the airways can also tighten, which makes it even more difficult for breathing to occur. Patients ...

Your Child Is Constipated – What Should You Do?

September 19, 2019

Constipation can be an uncomfortable condition that emerges when bowel movements are not occurring with their usual frequency. When this transpires, stools remain in the colon for a longer period of time than normal, and that results in stools becoming dry. This can make the stools painful and create difficulty in getting them to pass. That can limit the number of bowel movements per week to ...

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