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Flu Season May Still Be in Full Swing

April 17,2018

If you are one of the many people who still fear getting flu vaccinations, the 2017-2018 flu season might change your mind. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the...


Should I Worry About How Little I Sleep?

March 9,2018

It depends. At every stage of your life, sleep plays an important role in restoring your good health and protecting your mental well-being. Although most doctors seldom have the opportunity to...


Do You Know the Six Classifications of Diabetes?

March 9,2018

Almost everyone knows about the two primary types of diabetes. However, did you know that researchers now classify up to six insulin-related health conditions as a unique type of diabetes? As...


A Low-Sodium Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia

February 9,2018

The FDA-recommended daily intake of sodium is 1500mg, which is about ¾ of a teaspoon. Unfortunately, many Americans are consuming more than twice this amount every day. In a recent...


New Concussion Treatment Being Developed

February 7,2018

Concussion prevention and treatment received a lot of press in recent years as High School, Collegiate, and Pro sports teams began taking the issue very seriously. Though the NFL instituted their...


Will There Ever Be A Universal Flu Shot?

January 21,2018

It’s the middle of flu season in the US and there has been a lot of talk this year about whether or not to get the annual flu shot. This season’s flu vaccine is not as effective as in...


Are Low-Carb High-Fat Diets Potentially Harmful?

January 2,2018

Fad diets range from "the ridiculous" to "interesting". Although it was quickly proven to be a media hoax, a few years ago the Chocolate Diet hit the Internet and everyone felt certain they would...


Don't Have Time to Get Sick This Year?

December 6,2017

As far as acute illnesses go, nothing is much worse than a bad case of the flu. On the other hand, there's no such thing as a good case of the flu. If you have put off getting your annual flu...


Do You Have High Blood Pressure and Don't Know It?

December 6,2017

The American Heart Association has moved the minimum number for high pressure from the old standard of 140/90 to the newly revised 130/80, which is the first change in 14 years. Under the 2017...


New Shingles Vaccination Recommended for Over 50 Patients

November 6,2017

Shingles is an extremely painful viral infection that effects about a million people a year in the United States. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same viral infection as...