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.

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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Sunscreen 101: How to Choose the Best Sunscreen

May 15, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

If you’ve shopped for sunscreen lately, you’ve seen firsthand the dizzying array of products. There are lotions, gels, sprays, and waxy sticks. In addition, you can find sports formulas, hypoallergenic products, and brands designed specifically for youngsters. The burning question is: Which product is right…

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Simple Exercises to Make You Limber

Apr 24, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

No matter what your fitness level, stretching is a valuable activity to add to your daily workout routine. Although stretching is simple to do, it’s often the most ignored part of people’s fitness routines. Stretching can reduce your risk for injury and help you become…

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Drinking Water Quality and Safety

Apr 17, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

When you turn on the tap for a glass of water, do you ever wonder about the quality or safety of that water? With drinking water, it’s important to think about not just the water itself, but how that water gets to you. The reality…

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What You Can Do to Prevent Atherosclerosis

Apr 10, 2019 | Health Tips Blog

Your good health has an enemy — atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is common. And its effects can be very serious. This condition can lead to strokes, heart attacks, and death.  But, you can take steps to protect yourself from this disease. What is atherosclerosis? The inside walls…

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