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    Health Connection: October 2018
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    October is Women's Health Month Prioritizing Women’s Health at Every Age Between work, home, family and everything else on the to-do list, the modern American woman has a lot on her plate at any given time — and that means she...
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    Health Connection: September 2018
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    7 Keys to Healthy Aging Take Charge of Your Health in Your Senior Years As we age, there are things we can do to help make our senior years as healthy and fulfilling as possible. These tips can help: 1. If you...
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    Health Connection: August 2018
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    Back-to-School Safety Tips Protect Your Kids Traveling to and from School It’s that time of year again! Time to kick off another school year-and time to remind your kids how to get to and from school safely. The following suggestions, from...
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    Health Connection: July 2018
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    Taking Your Medications Stay Smart, Stay Organized About 30 to 50 percent of those who take medicines at home do not use them as directed, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health.This leads to more doctor...
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    Health Connection: June 2018
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    Alzheimer’s Update Everyday Activities Can Help Boost Gray Matter as You Age Higher levels of lifestyle physical activity, such as house cleaning, walking a dog and gardening, as well as traditional exercise activities, are associated with more gray matter in the...
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    Health Connection: May 2018
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    Your Doctor Can Help Understanding Depression Sadness is a normal reaction to difficult times in life and usually passes with a little time. But when a person has clinical depression,it interferes with daily life and normal functioning. It can cause pain for...
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    Health Connection: April 2018
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    Quick-Relief vs. Long-Term Controller Asthma Medications What Parents Need to Know As the parent of a child with asthma, it’s important to know the difference between the two types of inhaled asthma medications: Quick-relief medication helps your child when he or...
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    Health Connection: March 2018
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    Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancer Testing When Should Screenings Start? If you decide to be tested, you should get a PSA blood test with or without a rectal exam. How often you’re tested will depend on your PSA level. The American Cancer...
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    Health Connection: February 2018
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    Heart Health Update Your Choices Matter A healthy diet and lifestyle, along with making smart healthcare decisions, can be a pathway to a healthier heart. Your family history can have some impact on your chances of heart disease, but there are...
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    Health Connection: January 2018
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    Top Tools to Help You Stop Smoking Your Guide to Quit Smoking Q&A The most important thing any smoker can do to improve his or her health is to quit smoking completely. That means not smoking at all, not even “once...
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    Health Connection: December 2017
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    Is My Cough Serious? Know the Signs of Bronchitis Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes become inflamed. People with bronchitis often have a cough that brings up mucus. Bronchitis also may cause wheezing, chest pain or discomfort, a...
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    Health Connection: November 2017
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    November Is National Diabetes Month Yes, You Can Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes We’ve all heard the advice when it comes to getting and staying at a healthy weight and working to prevent type 2 diabetes: Make healthy meals...
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    Health Connection: October 2017
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    October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month What Is Inflammatory Breast Cancer? Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and very aggressive disease in which cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin of the breast. This type of breast cancer is called...
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    Health Connection: September 2017
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    Cold and Flu Season Is Coming Get Your Medicine Cabinet Winter-Ready It’s almost that time of year again. Time to think about getting your annual flu shot, of course. (The vaccine can keep you from getting the flu, and if you...
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    Health Connection: August 2017
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    Your School Nurse A Partner in Your Child’s Wellness As parents, we know that children must be healthy and feel well to concentrate on learning. When we send our children off to school for the day, it is important that their...
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    Health Connection: July 2017
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    Got Unneeded or Expired Medications? Your Pharmacist Can Help Normally, you take a prescription until the pills are gone. But your doctor may change your dose, switch you to a new medication before you finish the first one or prescribe a...
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    Health Connection: June 2017
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    Alzheimer’s Update Late-Life Hypertension May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s New study results published online in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association suggest that the onset of high blood pressure later in life is associated with lower dementia risk...
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    Health Connection: May 2017
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    Spotting Melanoma Do You Know Your ABCDE’s Melanoma is one type of skin cancer. By doing a simple skin self-exam every month, you can improve your chances of finding a melanoma early. In addition to doing routine skin self-exams, you should...
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    Health Connection: April 2017
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    Asthma 101 Here’s Help for Controlling Asthma Triggers Asthma triggers are things in your environment, both inside your home and outdoors, that can make your asthma worse. Asthma triggers range from dust mites and pet dander in the home to pollen...
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    Health Connection: March 2017
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    Your Colonoscopy: Tips to Make Prep Day Easier Your doctor has told you it’s time to schedule a colonoscopy. To prepare, you will be modifying your diet and drinking a laxative preparation to clean out your colon to make it...
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    Health Connection: February 2017
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    Understanding and Managing High Blood Pressure When your heart pumps blood, the blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. This creates blood pressure. You need blood pressure to move blood throughout your body, so every part of your...
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    Health Connection: January 2017
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    Strengthen Your Heart and Improve Your Life in Just 30 Minutes per Day It is hard to imagine a single practice with more health benefits than regular physical activity. To get benefits, you don’t have to run a marathon. Regular...
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    Health Connection: December 2016
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    Ease Winter Cold Symptoms Nothing (yet) can truly cure a cold, but there are some remedies that might help ease your symptoms and keep you from feeling so miserable. Here’s a look at some common cold remedies and what’s known...
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    Health Connection: September 2016
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    Is Your Medicine Cabinet Ready for Cold and Cough Season? Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing… Everyone knows the symptoms of the common cold. In the course of a year, people in the U.S. suffer from approximately 1 billion...
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    Health Connection: August 2016
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    Kids Heading Back to School?  Keep 'Em Safe It’s almost that time again! As you buy school supplies and re-work the family schedule around a new school year, be sure to take some time to think through safety issues for...
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    Health Connection: May 2016
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    Skin Cancer: They’re Not All Alike Skin cancers are named for the type of cells that become malignant (cancer). The three most common types are: Melanoma: Melanoma begins in melanocytes (pigment cells). Most melanocytes are in the skin. Melanoma can occur...
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    Health Connection: April 2016
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    Su ffering from Allergies Th is Spring? Fight Back Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., with an annual cost in excess of $18 billion. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year....
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    Health Connection: March 2016
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    Colonoscopy: An Ounce of Prevention The purpose of a colonoscopy is to look inside your colon for polyps, cancers, ulcers and other conditions. According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, it is important to get a colonoscopy to test...
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    Health Connection: February 2016
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    Strengthen Your Heart in Just 30 Minutes Per Day Chances are, you already know that physical activity is good for you. “Sure,” you may say, “when I get out and move around, I know it helps me to feel and look better.” But you may...
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    Health Connection: January 2016
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    Ready to Quit Smoking? You Can Do It — and NOW is the Time It’s January, and like most of us, you’re probably busy lining up your New Year’s resolutions. But how many of those resolutions were you still keeping last year by...
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    Health Connection: December 2015
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    Breathe Your Way Through the Holiday Craziness The holidays are here! More things to do, people to see and places to go. These things might be fun, but they also can be stressful. To make this holiday season a happy...
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    Health Connection: November 2015
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    It’s Not Too Late to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Did you know that as you get older, you have a greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes? Your risk increases if you are age 45 or older, are overweight or obese, or if...
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    Health Connection: October 2015
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    Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Breast-cancer screening means checking a woman’s breasts for cancer before she has any symptoms. A mammogram is an X-ray picture of...
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    Health Connection: September 2015
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    Why Should I Get the Flu Vaccine? Influenza — commonly called “the flu”— is a contagious disease that spreads around the U.S. every winter, usually between October and May. Flu is caused by influenza viruses, and is spread mainly by...
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    Health Connection: August 2015
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    Back-to-School Safety Tips Whether children walk, ride a bicycle or take the bus to school, it is important that they take proper safety precautions. Here are some tips to make sure your child safely travels to school. Walking to school Review your...
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    Health Connection: July 2015
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    How Should I Treat a Sunburn Q: I try to avoid sunburns for myself and my family. But sometimes one of us gets too much sun. What should we do to treat a burn? A: Begin treating a sunburn right away....
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    Health Connection: June 2015
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    Men’s Health Update: Men Need Health Check-ups, Too Yep, guys, it’s time to face facts. Just like women, you need to see your doctor regularly. The only way to find out if you have high blood pressure, for example, is to have it checked. High...
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    Health Connection April 2015
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    Beat Spring Allergies Ah, spring. Budding flowers. Blooming trees. It’s beautiful, but for those with allergies, it’s a mixed blessing. Now’s the time of year when allergy sufferers will want to reduce their exposure to allergy triggers. Here’s help. Try to...
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    Health Connections March 2015
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    When Should I Get My First Colonoscopy? Regular screening is one of the most powerful weapons for preventing colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S....
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