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How to live a more stress-free life.

How to live a more stress-free life.

The Health Effects of Chronic Stress and the Few Simples Techniques You Can Use to Help Get Your Life Back to Balance Unfortunately, we can't avoid stress. We are constantly pulled in many directions, and we all face certain levels of...

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Vomiting as a symptom

Vomiting as a symptom

When anyone in your family comes down with an upset stomach and vomiting, it’s essential to understand the root cause: is it a case of food poisoning, motion sickness, intestinal flu, or an indication of something much more severe? ...

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How to Protect Your Child from Poison

How to Protect Your Child from Poison

While anyone can be a victim of poisoning, children are most often at risk. With their curious minds and carefree attitudes, they are more apt to get into something that could fatally harm them. On a daily basis, 300 children in the...

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Trust Your Gut” When it Comes to Abdominal Pain

Trust Your Gut” When it Comes to Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain, regardless of the source, is uncomfortable. The pain can indicate anything from a mild gas or stomach cramp to a more severe, potentially fatal condition requiring immediate medical assistance. Knowing the types of...

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Is Your Fever a Symptom of the Flu or COVID-19?

Is Your Fever a Symptom of the Flu or COVID-19?

It's almost been a year since COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic. Since that time, every sneeze, cough, sniffle, or hint of not feeling well may have you paranoid that a diagnosis of the coronavirus is imminent.  Fever is a...

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Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

What random acts of kindness can do to heal the body, mind, and soul   Life has been tough lately. Despite progress with vaccines, the global pandemic is still wreaking havoc with our daily life and work. Some of us have experienced...

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When should you worry about a headache?

When should you worry about a headache?

A headache is a common complaint and, while annoying, is often short-lived. But sometimes, a headache indicates the presence of an underlying condition that needs to be addressed. Headaches are categorized as either primary or secondary....

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Your chest pain shouldn’t be ignored

Your chest pain shouldn’t be ignored

Chest pain is unsettling and can present for a variety of different reasons. While some chest pain is not life-threatening, pain in this region can indicate several serious issues, which is why it's essential to seek proper medical...

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Stroke Awareness and Prevention

Stroke Awareness and Prevention

Sometimes referred to as brain attacks, strokes occur when the brain is deprived of oxygen and essential nutrients. When this happens, the brain does not get the blood it needs, and brain cells die. If someone experiences a stroke and...

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The COVID-19 vaccine is here. Now what?

The COVID-19 vaccine is here. Now what?

Two COVID-19 vaccinations – one from Pfizer and one from Moderna - recently received Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This latest news on the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic raises many...

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What shortness of breath could mean

What shortness of breath could mean

Seeking appropriate medical care for shortness of breath Shortness of breath sometimes referred to as dyspnea, is unsettling at best. Your chest may feel tight, you have difficulty breathing, and you may feel as though you are...

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When Should I Take My Child to the Emergency Room?

When Should I Take My Child to the Emergency Room?

Everything you need to know before taking your child to the emergency room. As a parent, we always want the best for our children, this is especially true regarding their health care. When a problem arises, it is sometimes difficult to...

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