Yearly Archives: 2015

Getting More Out of Your Doctor’s Visits

A typical primary care visit lasts about 15 minutes. Well, the visit may take longer, but the time you spend with the doctor is only about 15 minutes. Make each of them count by preparing for your appointment with these tips for getting the most out of every doctor’s visit. BEFORE YOU GO:  Understand your insurance…
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Seven Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter

Winter’s blustery arrival doesn’t have to put a damper on your health. As your daily routine changes to accommodate darker evenings and colder temperatures, take some simple steps to stay healthy this winter. Wash your hands What do the flu, common cold, and stomach bugs all have in common? They’re easily transmitted by our hands.…
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Nutrition Experts Share Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Christmas decorations started appearing before the jack-o-lanterns were even off the shelves, and Pinterest boards are filling up with pumpkin pie recipes and turkey-themed vegetable trays. It’s may be the time of year when cups and plates overflow with good cheer and extra calories, but it’s still possible to enjoy your favorite winter foods without…
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5 Tips for Preventing Pain from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Many factors contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), but simple steps can alleviate or even prevent the pain, tingling, and numbness associated with the condition. What is carpal tunnel syndrome? The carpal tunnel is a passageway of ligament and bones in the base of the hand that houses nine tendons and the median nerve, which…
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