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Internal Medicine Division
03
Feb

Life’s Simple 7 for Heart Health

Do you know there are seven easy ways to help control your risk for heart disease? Manage your heart risk by understanding “Life’s Simple 7.” 1. Get active Daily physical activity increases your length and quality of life. If you get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day (like brisk walking), five...
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29
Jan

A Parent’s Guide to the Vaping Crisis

By a few measures, the recent vaping crisis is unique among other US epidemics. Not the least of these metrics is how quickly the crisis – characterized by widespread lung injuries that likely stem from the use of e-cigarettes – affected young Americans. This is summarized in a statement by the US Department of Health...
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22
Jan

Why Am I So Tired?!

Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that people bring to their Primary Care provider. If you are fatigued, let your provider know, because not all fatigue is created equal. In winter, many adults and young adults experience fatigue. Long hours of darkness, poor weather, and lack of sunlight, can all affect our diurnal...
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20
Jan

Here’s How to Keep Your New Year Resolution

By one estimate, 44 percent of Americans make a New Year’s resolution. That’s the good news. However, not everyone succeeds in meeting their goal. In fact, by February a whopping 80 percent of resolutions will fail. Is this your experience? Have you managed to stick by your 2020 resolution? We want you to succeed because...
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08
Jan

7 Steps to a Healthy Winter Season

We want to make sure you stay healthy and happy this winter. From getting good amounts of sleep, to eating healthy to exercising, there are many things you can do to stay healthy. Here are 7 tips for staying healthy this winter. Don’t Forget to Drink Water – One of the best things you can do...
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27
Dec

This New Year, Schedule a Digital Detox

You’ve heard the old adage, “everything in moderation.” That’s especially true of time spent with digital devices. Studies show an overuse of devices is putting a strain on our mental and physical health. And in response, people are turning to “digital detoxes” to help cut the cord.  There isn’t one way to go about a...
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