6 Questions You Must Ask Your Doctor before Filling a Prescription

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By: Danielle Menke

Asking your doctor questions about your health is one of the most important things you can do at your appointment. Whether you trust your doctor or are just hopeful that the new medications that have been prescribed to you will work, asking your doctor questions about your prescription is […]

Cataracts by Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND

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Cataracts by Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND

Many say, “The eyes are the window to the soul”. Unfortunately, in the United States, many develop serious eye conditions. One of the most common conditions that develop in the eye is known as a cataract. Though it is very common, it can be difficult […]

Wonders of Flax Seeds, By Dr. Millie Lytle, ND, MPH, CNS

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Wonders of Flaxseeds By Dr. Millie Lytle, ND, MPH, CNS

Flaxseeds, also known as linseeds, are a wonderful superfood. They are a terrific source of fiber, protein, and ALA (an essential omega-3) and contain mucilage, phytoestrogens and anti-cancer lignans. They also contain micronutrients like manganese and vitamin B1. This food is […]

Airplanes, Germs & Bacteria – Oh My!

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By: Danielle Menke

Research carried out by the experts at Aquaint sanitizer earlier this month have uncovered some disgusting facts that may make you want to choose a destination you can drive to this vacation season. Many people report feeling sick after an airplane ride – from runny noses to sore throats. […]

Drowning Out of Water

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By: Danielle Menke

We have recently reported on the different ways to keep your children safe at the pool this summer. Unfortunately, you should also be vigilant about your child “drowning” up to 24 hours after he or she leaves the water.

The terms “dry drowning” and “secondary drowning” generally describe what […]

Should You Be Worried About the Plague?

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By: Danielle Menke

When you hear the term “the plague” it is common that you automatically think back to grade school when you learned about its history and how it wiped out about 60% of Europe’s population in the 14th century. Historians and researchers now know that the plague is caused by […]

Everything You Need to Know About Sugar

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By: Danielle Menke

As one of the biggest threats to your overall health, sugar is one part of your diet that many dieticians and nutritionists say you should completely eliminate. When consumed in large quantities, sugar can lead to obesity and diabetes, just to name a few. But what else do you […]

Top 6 Screenings for Men’s Health

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It is not a secret that men are less likely to see their doctors on a regular basis than women. However, skipping that visit to the doctor can leave you unprotected and unprepared for some conditions that might already be harming your body without your knowledge. While most men […]

An App That Diagnoses STDs?

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By: Danielle Menke

On Tuesday, Planned Parenthood announced the launch of an app that gives women the ability to receive STD testing and treatment, right in the comfort of their own homes.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, embarrassment about the need for testing is a significant barrier for […]

Can Your Brain Run out of Space?

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By: Danielle Menke

The saying, “You learn something new every day” is, in fact, true. With each day that passes, your brain acquires new memories – learning how to ride a bike, where you parked your car, the name of your new boss. But how much of this “memory space” does your […]