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Eye Safety & Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season is upon us, and while we are busy thinking about king cakes, parades and parties, we often overlook some important, yet not-so-obvious, safety lessons while out and...

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The Truth about America’s Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is often called “the silent killer” because it generally causes no noticeable symptoms yet remains very deadly.

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Tips on How to Get in Shape for the New Year

Learn safe and effective ways to get in shape for the new year.

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Wearing Your Health

As the New Year continues, and New Year’s resolutions start to set in, people often begin to look for ways to help keep their exercise, movement and health goals...

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Products to Treat Dry Skin

During the winter, I regularly get questions from patients about dry, itchy skin. “Winter itch,” also known as xerosis cutis, has many possible causes. However, most cases of xerosis cutis...

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Germ Alert: 7 Things Dirtier Than the Average Toilet Seat

Most people think of public toilet seats as being filthy. Nearly 50% of Americans will not sit directly on a public toilet seat.

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New Year, New You: Sticking to that Resolution

Gym’s around the country are about to experience what I like to call “The Rush.” Most people have eaten way too much over the past few weeks during holiday...

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Making Resolutions Stick

The beginning of a new year is a time to reflect on past and plan for the future. New Year's resolutions are made by about 45% of Americans but are rarely...

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