Common Migraine Triggers to Avoid

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Discover the most common triggers and how to avoid them when suffering from migraines. A migraine can seem to come out of nowhere and disrupt your entire day. Migraine severity and symptoms can vary from person to person, however, knowing your common migraine triggers and how to avoid them are the keys to preventing the…

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5 Health Myths Busted

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Discover the truth about some of the most common health claims! From generation to generation, medical myths have been passed down to influence our actions. These health claims are used so widely that it is hard to tell if these are just conventional misconceptions or real facts. Here are five common health myths busted. 5…

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Bronchitis versus Pneumonia – What do I have?

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You feel extremely ill and have a persistent cough that will not go away. Do you have bronchitis, pneumonia, or neither? No one wants to be sick during the holiday season. With so many infections going around that present similar symptoms, the quickest way to feeling better is to make sure you are treating the…

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Elf Doctor’s Note – No Moving For 3 Days!

Elf on the Shelf

Parents, get your official Elf on the Shelf doctor’s note today and get 3 days off from all elf duties! Parents – you need to know there is an outbreak of Reindeer Flu in the North Pole! Get your Elf on the Shelf doctor’s note today! Children love all of the fun things the Elf…

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Prepare For The Most Common Fall and Winter Illnesses

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Find tips to prepare and prevent the most common fall and winter illnesses. Respiratory illnesses can strike year-round but are typically more prevalent during the fall and winter months due to more time spent indoors and out of the cold weather, and the cold, dry air weakening the immune system to be more susceptible to…

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How What You Eat Affects Your Sleep

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Discover the connection between diet and sleep quality. Learn the importance of what you put in your body and its effect on sleep. Sleep quality depends on more factors than the number of hours we actually get while sleeping. Eating habits are extremely crucial in determining the quality of sleep. Discover the correlation between what…

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When to Worry About a Headache 

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Know when it is time to go to the emergency room for a headache.   Almost everyone has experienced a headache in their lifetime, and most of us have had them many times before. Usually, a headache is no cause for major concern and will subside after taking over-the-counter painkillers, eating some food, or drinking water,…

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The 6 Germiest Items You Touch Daily

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Discover the six dirtiest things covered in germs that you encounter daily. When you think of some of the dirtiest things you touch on a daily basis, your mind may jump to the toilet or trashcan. But to many people’s surprise, there are many things considered filthier. Discover some of the germiest items you may…

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Is my wound infected or not infected?

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Learn the signs of an infected wound and when it is time to visit your local ER. Our bodies are marvelous wonders of the world. As soon as we are injured, the body starts to heal itself within minutes. However, sometimes the healing process does not work expectedly – leaving us to wonder, is my…

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4 Most Common Food Allergies 

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Discover the most common food allergies and what to do if you or a loved one has an allergic reaction Did you know that food allergies are not just diagnosed in childhood, and you can develop a food allergy at any age, even to food you have eaten before? Well, it is true, and food…

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Year-Round Breast Cancer Prevention

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Breast cancer prevention is relevant beyond the month of October. Discover year-round prevention tips! As we enter Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we can expect to see prevention tips and statistics around breast cancer widely shared to help raise awareness on the impact of breast cancer and the importance of breast screenings. However, there are steps…

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On-The-Go Safety and Health Essentials

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Discover on-the-go safety and health essentials to pack for travel this holiday season.  The holiday season typically means a lot of traveling, whether it’s a long drive to your relative’s home or a flight to celebrate in another part of the world. With all these plans for being on-the-go, there are precautions to keep you…

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