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What’s in Your Diet?

Mar 31, 2021 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on What’s in Your Diet?

Sodium is an essential nutrient for our bodies but consuming too much salt can have serious consequences. Increased sodium levels may cause you to retain water, leading to puffiness, bloating, and weight gain.

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The Common Cold

Mar 24, 2021 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on The Common Cold

The signs and symptoms of a cold became much more alarming when the coronavirus disease pandemic set upon us last year, but colds continue to cause the same nuisance they have caused for years.

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The Difference Between Raynaud’s and Frostbite

Jan 13, 2021 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on The Difference Between Raynaud’s and Frostbite

If the cold causes your fingers to blanche or become numb, there are a couple of conditions with which you should become well-acquainted. Those changes in your digits may be a problem with blood vessel spasms known as Raynaud’s Disease, or they may indicate a cold exposure injury leading to frostbite. So which is which?

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Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Nov 4, 2020 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

The record-breaking 2020 fire season for the western United States has caused many to pause in awe of the destructive power of wildland fires. Authorities note that we may anticipate growing numbers of people becoming affected by wildfire smoke in years to come because of the prevalence of wildfires. For example, there is an increasing trend of longer fire seasons in California, which means wildfires burn longer and consequently produce smoke longer.

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Lung Cancer Causes You May Not Know

Oct 28, 2020 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on Lung Cancer Causes You May Not Know

For most people, the first thought that comes to mind on the subject of lung cancer is its relationship with smoking. Although lung cancer can often be synonymous with smoking, it is important to recognize that at least 1 in 10 people who have lung cancer have never smoked. There are a number of risk factors for lung cancer, such as: exposure to tobacco smoke, exposure to certain types of gases (inhalants), chronic lung disease, and family history of lung cancer.

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Prostate Cancer

Jul 1, 2020 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men—1 man in 9 will be diagnosed during their lifetime with the average age at diagnosis being 66 years of age.

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