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Health Tips Blog

Medcor hosts “Wellness Wednesdays” with the assistance of the Medcor Health app and Health Tips blog. Join in by downloading the free Medcor Health app (be sure to say “yes” to receiving notifications). Every Wednesday, you will receive an evidence-based article related to four guiding health principles that can help us be healthy and happy.

The Difference Between Raynaud’s and Frostbite

Jan 13, 2021 | Health Tips Blog

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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Radiation and Medicine

Dec 9, 2020 | Health Tips Blog

Radiation may sound like an ominous term. However, technology has advanced tremendously since scientists first began to understand radiation, and we can now harness this force of nature in marvelous ways.

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Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Nov 4, 2020 | Health Tips Blog

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 | Health Tips Blog

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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Heart Healthy Tips

Sep 29, 2020 | Health Tips Blog

Your heart is one of the most important muscles in your body, so why not take care of it? You may not be able to control some factors when it comes to heart health, such as the effects of aging and genetics, but there are things you can do to keep your heart healthy.

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Digital Eyestrain

Sep 2, 2020 | Health Tips Blog

Although binge watching your favorite television show while shopping on your smartphone after working all day in front of a computer monitor is unlikely to cause permanent eye damage, too much screen time can cause eyestrain.

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