LifeStage: 16-24 Years

The Best Conversation Topic for the Holidays

|   November 19, 2018   |   Health & Wellness

The Best Conversation Topic for the Holidays

As the holiday season moves into full swing and you’re preparing for family gatherings, your top priority needs to be a conversation. Utilize the time your family is all under one roof to discuss your family medical history. It might seem unimportant, but it could actually be life-changing, or even life-saving.

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Dismiss the Myths of Diabetes

|   November 5, 2018   |   Health & Wellness

Dismiss the Myths of Diabetes

There are millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes or are at risk for developing diabetes. Despite its prevalence in our society, there are many misconceptions about this disease.

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Besides the Lumps

|   October 22, 2018   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Besides the Lumps

The most common sign of breast cancer is a new, painless lump with irregular edges. For this reason, self-breast examinations have long been touted as a good way to catch breast cancer early.

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Sorry For Your Loss

|   October 15, 2018   |   Obstetrics & Maternity

Sorry For Your Loss

October 15 is National Pregnancy Loss Awareness Day; here are some tips for what to do and what not to do when interacting with those who have experienced such a loss.

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A Good Reason to Eat Good Food

|   September 24, 2018   |   Cancer

A Good Reason to Eat Good Food

It may be easier for you to adjust your diet if your motivation is less about deprivation. Rather than focusing on what you’re missing, consider what you’re gaining. When you consume a healthful diet, you may be helping your body protect itself from breast cancer.

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Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

|   September 10, 2018   |   Gynecology

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use.

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What You Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections

|   August 13, 2018   |   Gynecology

What You Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections

Just hearing the acronym “UTI,” which stands for urinary tract infection, is enough to make many women wince and cringe. In fact, it’s estimated that between 50 to 60 percent of women will experience a UTI in their lifetime, and it is the most common bacterial infection among women.

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Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

|   August 6, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

Summer is an optimal time of year for those of all ages to hit the surf, go on vacation, participate in sports, and essentially spend a lot of time outdoors. When it comes to heart and cardiovascular health, patients hear time and time again how important it is to stay physically active–whether it’s brisk walking, running, or aerobics.

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