Articles / filed under Prevention & Wellness

Don’t Scratch that Mosquito Bite!

Anyone from the South knows that with our hot summer months come loads of mosquitoes and dreaded mosquito bites.

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Do You Have the Blues? You Could Have Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a condition in which a person feels depressed at a certain time each year, mainly in the fall and winter. Find out the symptoms and...

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7 Easy Steps to Ideal Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States?

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New Restrictions for Hydrocodone Prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently published a rule that places a more-restrictive classification on hydrocodone combination products, or HCPs. These products are now being reclassified from the more-permissive...

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Elbow Ligament Reconstruction: The “Tommy John Surgery”

The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is one of the main stabilizing ligaments in the elbow and is involved especially with overhead activities such as throwing and pitching. When this ligament...

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Symptom Awareness Brings Early Detection of Asbestos Cancer

There is no early, widely accepted screening test for malignant pleural mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused primarily by exposure to asbestos. But, an awareness of symptoms that often...

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Which Over-the-Counter Medications are Best for Common Cold and Flu Symptoms?

It would be nice to know that there was something we could take right away to start fighting off that nasty cold or flu, however the common cold and flu...

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Back to School:  Pack It Light, Wear It Right - Backpack Strategies for Parents

A major component of the back to school period is the purchase of school supplies and the perfect backpack to carry these items. Did you know carrying too much weight...

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