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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.

Jammed Fingers

May 12, 2021 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on Jammed Fingers

Among the most common sports injuries you are likely to see is the dreaded “jammed” finger. Learn more about this injury so you can get back in the game as soon as possible.

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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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What is Swimmer’s Ear?

Feb 24, 2021 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on What is Swimmer’s Ear?

Swimmer’s ear affects more than just swimmers. Otitis externa, commonly known as “swimmer’s ear,” is a condition that results in about 2.4 million healthcare visits each year in the United States.

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What Causes Sinus Infections?

Feb 17, 2021 | Posted by in Health Tips Blog | Comments Off on What Causes Sinus Infections?

About 31 million Americans are affected by a sinus infection each year. Microorganisms, like viruses, bacteria, or fungus, can take over one or more sinuses and trigger a sinus infection, also known as “sinusitis.”

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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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