Health Journal

Whether it’s dressing up in your favorite costume, trick-or-treating around your neighborhood, or eating all that delicious candy, Halloween brings about a lot of fun. Like most things in 2020, however, this year’s Halloween might look a little different in your neighborhood and you might be looking for some safety tips. In this week’s Health… Read more »

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October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness month, which is designed to help educate and prevent future tragedies. Sudden cardiac arrest is different from what we expect or have come to know with heart attacks and it’s crucial to know the difference. In this week’s Health Journal, we’ll talk about those key differences, how prevalent sudden… Read more »

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When we think of our health and primary organs in the body, the usual suspects come to mind. We think of our hearts, kidneys and brain as some of the most important components to a healthy and prosperous life, but a primary organ that often gets forgotten is the liver. With our liver, we know… Read more »

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Beep! Beep! Beep! The sound of an alarm clock going off at 6am is a sound many of us are all too familiar with. Now once we’re able to muster the energy and motivation to get up for that day of work, there’s a long list of things that need to be done before one… Read more »

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Baby Safety Month is celebrated every year in September, but as all parents know, it’s a year-round concern and responsibility. Having a newborn baby can be difficult for a multitude of reasons, but even more so for first time parents. Babies are vulnerable and their safety must be taken seriously in all situations. Babies are… Read more »

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Since September is National Cholesterol Education month, we thought this was the perfect time to write about that all important part of our health. Let’s be honest, managing our cholesterol is crucial, but it’s a little complicated. It’s complicated because technically not all cholesterol is bad, and since there is good cholesterol that is just… Read more »

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As summer winds down and temperatures drop, it might seem like it’s time to put the sunscreen away, but that’s not the case. UVB rays that can cause sunburn and cancer are a potential hazard year-round and must be taken seriously even in the winter months. UVB rays can be present whether it’s sunny or… Read more »

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Immunizations and their effectiveness can be a hot topic that leads to vast array of opinions and differences in thought. However, with back to school time either here or right around the corner, there is no debate that immunizations will be required at most public schools.  This Health Journal will help you determine why you… Read more »

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With COVID-19 we have heard about the common respiratory issues it has caused on the millions of people who have contracted the virus. We have heard about a possible link to lingering heart and lung problems, among many other ways the virus directly impacts us. Now, what sometimes goes unnoticed is the indirect impact it… Read more »

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If you have ever had a child play sports or maybe had a change of employment, then you’re probably familiar with having to obtain some sort of physical. Now although we may some experience with them, we might not know exactly what sports physicals are, who needs one, or why our children need them. In… Read more »

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