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  • When  Was  Your  Last  Mammogram? (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

    When Was Your Last Mammogram? (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting women in the US after skin cancer. In fact, breast cancer affects men as well, but this is quite rare.In the year 2018, it was estimated that there would be 266,120 new cases of female breast cancer and 2,550 cases of male breast cancer.

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  • Fall Fitness Tips

    Fall Fitness Tips

    Fall is a great time to focus on improving fitness. At this point, you have enough time to establish good fitness habits that will help carry you through the upcoming holiday season and the cold winter months without a negative impact on your health.

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  • Is Your Child Ready for Fall Sports?

    Is Your Child Ready for Fall Sports?

    As the summer ends, it’s time to get your little ones ready for the sports they enjoy playing in the fall season. Sports such as football, soccer, and volleyball are exciting, fast-paced activities that do come with their fair share of tumbles and falls.

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  • What are the benefits of Joint Replacement Surgery?

    What are the benefits of Joint Replacement Surgery?

    Did you know over a million joint replacement surgeries are performed in the US every year? It is one of the most successful and cost-effective interventions in Medicine. As people continue to live longer and more active lives, the number of joint replacements performed every year is expected to grow rapidly reaching 4 million by the year 2030. It is generally recommended as the last option when joint pain and immobility cannot be effectively managed by any other treatments.

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  • When to get a Second Opinion

    When to get a Second Opinion

    Dealing with a serious health issue can be an overwhelming experience. But no matter how
    severe your diagnosis, you should never feel rushed into choosing a recommended
    treatment.

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  • What is Prehabilitation, and Why is it Necessary?

    What is Prehabilitation, and Why is it Necessary?

    A prehabilitation program involves an assessment of the condition, exercise therapy, and education to help meet the functional, social, and psychological needs of each patient. It improves strength prior to the surgery and may help reduce the time required for postsurgical recovery.

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  • Beat  the  Heat  This  Summer  (Avoiding Heat Exhaustion)

    Beat the Heat This Summer (Avoiding Heat Exhaustion)

    The summer season is the ideal time for outdoor games and activities. But when you are having fun in the Texas sun, heat exhaustion is something you must watch out for.

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  • Tips for Exercising While on Vacation

    Tips for Exercising While on Vacation

    Going on a summer vacation is a great way to take a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of routine activities. When you are totally relaxed, your brain can sometimes come up with creative solutions to difficult problems.

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  • How Travel Can Affect Your Digestive Health

    How Travel Can Affect Your Digestive Health

    One of the biggest challenges of travel is to maintain your healthy eating habits. Indulging in a plethora of exotic foods when traveling to new places may be a lot of fun but can take a heavy toll on your digestive health.

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  • Health Issues that Affect More Men than Women (Men’s Health Month)

    Health Issues that Affect More Men than Women (Men’s Health Month)

    Did you know that most men die 5 years earlier than their wives; and most single men die at an earlier age than their married counterparts? The reasons men have a lower life expectancy when compared to women are partly biological and partly related to men’s approach to health.

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