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  • 7 Reasons Why So Many Diets Fail

    7 Reasons Why So Many Diets Fail

    Diets are started with the best of intentions – to lose a couple of inches off the waistline, get into better shape, and improve overall health. However, as the weeks and months pass by, the initial weight loss that generally occurs slows down resulting in boredom and lack of motivation. Sugary treats may seem irresistible and before you know it, you have regained all the lost weight and then some!

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  • When to See a Doctor About Your Joint Pain

    When to See a Doctor About Your Joint Pain

    Everyone experiences the occasional aches and pains in their joints. Such conditions rarely require urgent medical attention. In most instances, self-care measures such as application of an ice pack or a warm shower and some rest may be all that is required to relieve the joint pain. However, there are certain instances where a delay in seeking treatment may cause permanent joint damage.

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  • Managing Your Chronic Pain

    Managing Your Chronic Pain

    Not being able to perform simple activities such as getting out and socializing or routine daily tasks due to pain can be quite frustrating! Pain, especially the type that lasts for a long time, can affect all aspects of your life. The causes for such pain could be due to accidental injuries, bone and joint conditions, and a variety of other causes.

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  • Are You at Risk for Diabetes? Learn the Symptoms

    Are You at Risk for Diabetes? Learn the Symptoms

    Diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels, is a major health concern in America as well as other parts of the world. If you are in the habit of incorporating a lot of sugar into your diet, you may be putting yourself at risk for developing diabetes. There are several other factors that could increase your risk of developing this potentially life and limb-threatening disease.

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  • The Most Common Football Hand Injuries

    The Most Common Football Hand Injuries

    Football season has begun and it’s time to get in on the fun! While most of us are aware of and take precautions against serious injuries that can occur on the football field, hand injuries are often overlooked. Did you know that 48% of football injuries involve fingers? Here are the most common football hand injuries that could put you on the side lines

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  • What's Your Risk of Prostate Cancer?

    What's Your Risk of Prostate Cancer?

    Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the Western World. It is usually a slow-growing form of cancer that develops late in life. Rarely, the cancer may grow quickly and aggressively spread to other parts of your body. How do you know if you are at risk? Here are some common risk factors for prostate cancer:

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  • Preventing Falls and Hip Fracture

    Preventing Falls and Hip Fracture

    A hip fracture can be quite a debilitating injury. It may leave you bedridden and dependent on others for most activities of daily living. A higher risk for developing a hip fracture occurs in the following categories:

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  • Water Has More Benefits than You Think, Are You Getting Enough?

    Water Has More Benefits than You Think, Are You Getting Enough?

    More than two-thirds of the human body is composed for water. It is present within our cells, blood, muscles, tissues, and even bone. It is necessary for all body functions and without it we could not survive.

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  • 3 Reasons You Shouldn't Wear Flip Flops

    3 Reasons You Shouldn't Wear Flip Flops

    Your feet are the foundation that supports your entire body while standing, walking, and running. Each foot has 3 arches that help you move gracefully with maximum efficiency. The arch on the inside of your foot is the most prominent one.

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  • Do Sunburns Really Cause Cancer?

    Do Sunburns Really Cause Cancer?

    Did you know the skin redness, swelling, and pain associated with sunburn are caused due to a reaction to the ultraviolet rays from the sun and not due to the sun’s heat?

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