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  • 5 Things to Know About Celiac Disease

    5 Things to Know About Celiac Disease

    If you have celiac disease, consumption of gluten (a protein found in seemingly wholesome foods such as wheat, barley, or rye) can result in an allergic reaction that damages the lining of your intestines and prevents the absorption of important nutrients. It can also cause symptoms such as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, lethargy, and nutritional deficiencies.

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  • Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

    Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

    Every year more than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer in the United States, making it the most common form of cancer. Most skin cancers are associated with harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. While people with light skin are more likely to suffer skin damage from the harsh rays of the sun increasing their risk of developing skin cancer, dark-skinned people can also be affected and should take adequate precautions to protect their skin.  

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  • Are You at Risk for Knee Injuries?

    Are You at Risk for Knee Injuries?

    Painful, creaking knees are a major complaint for most people as they grow older. When compared to other large joints in the body such as hips, ankles, elbows, and shoulders, knee injuries probably account for most of the orthopedic visits across the US!

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  • How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

    How Your Weight Affects Your Joints

    There is a logical link between excess weight and joint degeneration. The more you weigh, the more stress on your joints and the higher the chances of developing joint pain and degenerative joint disease

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  • Don't Go on Spring Break Without This!

    Don't Go on Spring Break Without This!

    In the long stretch of time between winter vacation and the summer holidays, many of us get ready for spring break. But before you rush headlong into the beach for some well-deserved rest and relaxation, you must ensure you are adequately protected from the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the US - skin cancer.

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  • Can a Colonoscopy Save Your Life?

    Can a Colonoscopy Save Your Life?

    Can a colonoscopy save your life? Most certainly. A colonoscopy is an easy and quick way to identify polyps growing on the inner surface of your colon and remove them before they turn into cancer.

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  • Are You Heart Healthy?

    Are You Heart Healthy?

    The human heart is an amazing organ that weighs less than a pound and beats about 100,000 times every day (over 2.5 million times in a lifetime).

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  • Low Back Pain...When Do I Need to See a Spine Surgeon?

    Low Back Pain...When Do I Need to See a Spine Surgeon?

    About 80% of the population of the United States suffer from back pain at some point in their lives and often the pain is centered around the lower back.

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  • Add These Superfoods to Your Daily Diet

    Add These Superfoods to Your Daily Diet

    A healthy diet is the corner stone of a healthy lifestyle. Here are 7 superfoods that are easily accessible to most people, can be readily eaten, and will significantly improve your health & wellbeing

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  • Treatment for a Herniated Cervical Disc

    Treatment for a Herniated Cervical Disc

    There are 6 cervical discs located in your neck, which act as shock absorbers and prevent your cervical vertebrae from grinding against each other during neck movements. As your body ages, however, the cervical discs lose water and become stiff. These biochemical changes along with a slouching posture, improper nutrition, direct trauma, lack of exercise, and tobacco abuse can cause disc herniation, which is the displacement of the disc material beyond the intervertebral space.

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