The Truth about Colorectal Cancer

The Truth about Colorectal Cancer

Screening for colorectal cancer, maybe more than any other form of cancer, has the potential to identify cancers and pre-cancers, when they are most treatable, and save lives. And yet…about 4 out of 10 Americans ages 50-75, don’t follow screening recommendations. Since many of these “unscreened” Americans may be uninformed or under-informed about the risks of colorectal cancer, and the procedures used to screen for it, in this article, Well-Being Read more »
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March 21, 2014
Make the most of your annual check-up.

Make the most of your annual check-up.

The yearly check-up – while it has recently come under fire from one study that suggested it may no longer be necessary, it can still be a valuable tool to help you maintain and improve your state of health. Does it have to be once a year? There is no universal answer to that question, as in most things medical it depends on the health status, lifestyle and family history Read more »
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March 19, 2014
Women and Heart Attacks: What You Know Could Save Your Life

Women and Heart Attacks: What You Know Could Save Your Life

By Lana Lawrence Turnbull Just for a moment, imagine yourself in this scenario… You’re a busy wife and mom, younger than 55 years old, life is hectic and you haven’t been feeling quite up to par. You’ve had an overall feeling of weakness, some pain in your neck, shoulder and back. You’ve had trouble sleeping and are feeling anxious. So what do you do? Make an appointment with your primary care physician? Take Read more »
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February 04, 2014
The Close Connection Between Dental Care & Your Overall Health

The Close Connection Between Dental Care & Your Overall Health

By Kalil Abide, DDS When is the last time you had your teeth cleaned? It's a question a lot of us prefer to avoid, rather than thinking about going to the dentist. Just the thought still gives some of us goose bumps. But our oral health actually plays a crucial role in our overall health. If you have been putting off a visit to your dentist, there are some things you Read more »
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January 27, 2014
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