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Early Testing for Osteoporosis Gives a Voice to a Silent Disease

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Women may not know they have osteoporosis until they fracture a bone. Early testing for osteoporosis can help them get effective treatment to reduce risk.
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Why You Should Have Regular Eye Exams

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Comprehensive eye exams do more than check if you need new glasses. They also include tests for eye diseases. And, they may detect some chronic diseases.
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The Liquid Health Check: How Proteomics Can Transform Healthcare

What if a single blood test based on measuring thousands of proteins could provide an accurate portrait of a person’s current health & future disease risks?
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A Nurse’s Guide for Staying Healthy When Viruses are Circulating

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Nurses are at risk of catching cold and flu bugs because of their close proximity to sick patients. Here are some tips for nurses to help reduce that risk.
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10 Smart Ways to Enjoy a Healthy Holiday Season

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Here are ten simple things you can do to make this a happy and healthy holiday season.
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Heart Attacks: When Will We Finally Do What Needs to be...

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{Updated 10/9/19] Surgery and stenting don't prevent heart attacks in stable patients. We already know how to do that with medical management, so why aren't we doing it?

Occupational Burnout: What Is It And Who Is At Risk?

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You leave work feeling exhausted day after day. You hope that it’s just a phase. But the longer you wait for it to pass,...
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Common Summer Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

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There are many summer health risks that you might not even consider before you head out the door for a pool party or day on the beach.
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What is Nature Deficit Disorder And How To Know If You...

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Nature Deficit Disorder is a term that describes what we experience when we don't have enough contact with Mother Nature. The remedy may be just beyond the front door.
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Holistic Preventive Medicine Can Change Your Life for the Better

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Holistic preventive medicine focuses on the whole person. How you treat your body affects your overall health and wellness for years to come.
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Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets?

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There are many reasons why there is so much confusion about healthy diets. They can be boiled down into 3 practical points.
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Overwhelmed After a Serious Diagnosis? Think Travel

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There's a lot think after a serious diagnosis (treatments, doctors' visits & health insurance), but one thing you may want to add is planning some travel.