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  • Benefits of Getting a Yearly Flu Shot

    Benefits of Getting a Yearly Flu Shot

    Every year anestimated 36,000 Americans die fromthe flu. Many of these deaths may have been prevented by getting a flu shot. According to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices(ACIP)everyone 6 months or older should get annual influenza vaccinationswith rareexceptions.

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  • 7 Ways to Exercise as a Family

    7 Ways to Exercise as a Family

    Exercising together is a great way to spend quality time with your family. So why not use the holidays as an opportunity to get closer to your fitness goals&your family?Here are 7 ways to exercise as a family:

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  • 5 Early Warning Sign of Diabetes (Diabetes Awareness Month)

    5 Early Warning Sign of Diabetes (Diabetes Awareness Month)

    Did you know about 30 million Americans have diabetes? It is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Uncontrolled diabetes can cause nerve damage blindness and kidney disease. According to research studies about 84 million Americans are at high risk of developing diabetes.

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  • Holiday Dishes That Are Healthy and Taste Great

    Holiday Dishes That Are Healthy and Taste Great

    Try these healthy recipes if you are looking for traditional holiday dishes that you can indulge in without having to feel guilty about compromising your health:

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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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