Month: November 2015

Holiday Party Survival Guide

This year, about 50 percent of people in the United States will attend at least one holiday party.  For about half of us, our employer will host a party for us. About 20 percent of us will even host our own. With those numbers, it’s easy to see a lot of potential pitfalls ahead. So …

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What We Treat: Abdominal Pain

If you’re experiencing abdominal pain, don’t worry too much about it; it’s probably the result of just gas buildup or something else equally harmless. However, coping with such pain can be an incredibly taxing endeavor that may prove too aggravating for you to go about your daily routine. Luckily, abdominal pain can easily be treated using accessible over-the-counter medicines, or by …

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Be Thankful for Your Health

Turkey, pumpkin pie, loved ones and gratitude are hallmarks of the season. We sit around the table, poised to dive into tempting treats, and talk about our comfortable homes or new jobs or time spent with family. We are thankful. Being thankful means pausing to think about what is important in our lives, as well …

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What We Treat: The Flu

Influenza, or as we know it, “The Flu”, is a highly infectious virus that spreads through the body via the respiratory tract, inducing symptoms ranging from a severe fever to violent coughing. In extreme cases, the flu causes patients to suffer extreme fatigue and even experience frequent vomiting. Many strains of the virus are potent enough to prevent patients from going about their …

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November is American Diabetes Month

  Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. One out of every 11 Americans has diabetes, and 86 million more are pre-diabetic. The American Diabetes Association estimates that the United States spends about $245 million every year on health care for people with diabetes, and recent projections …

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