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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.

Sleep. Why aren’t you getting enough?

Oct 16, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

More than 1 in 10 Americans say they sleep less than 6 hours each night, uncomfortably below the minimum recommended amount of sleep. What’s causing this widespread lack of sleep? And what are the consequences? They may be more extensive than you think. Learn more.

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When do Ticks Bite?

Sep 25, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

When do ticks bite? Blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis or Ixodes pacificus), who carry the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria that causes Lyme disease, can bite throughout the seasons.

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Happy Feet (are Fungus-Free)

Sep 18, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

Don’t let the name deceive you—athlete’s foot can affect anyone (not just athletes). The fungus that causes athlete’s foot is contagious and easily spread in a variety of ways. So, how can you keep your feet happy and free from fungus? Learn more.

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Sit Up and Take Note: The Truth about Ergonomics

Jun 19, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

Ashley Clay, MSPAS, PA-CMedcor Provider Does your back hurt? Are you experiencing neck pain? Do you find yourself complaining of hand, arm, knee, or muscle aches? If so, you may be suffering from a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD). Discomfort/pain, numbness, tingling, stiffness, burning, cramping, and swelling…

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Watermelon and Tomato Salad

Jun 12, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

A perfect mixture of tangy and sweet Prep time            20 minutes Cook time           0 minutes Yields                   4 servings Serving Size        3 tomato slices, 1 C watermelon (or 2 skewers) Ingredients 2 large tomatoes, rinsed and cut into 6 slices each 2 Tbsp white balsamic…

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Allaying Food Allergy Fears

Jun 5, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

Mayuri Bhakta, FNP-BCMedcor Provider Food allergies can be life-changing and can be a source of much anxiety and stress for a patient, parent, or caregiver. According to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), 32 million people in the United States suffer from food allergies.1 Unfortunately,…

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