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Breast Cancer: What You Should Know

Breast cancer is the most prevalent kind of cancer, outpacing colon, ovarian, pancreatic, and even lung cancer (though lung cancer is more dangerous).  No-cost mammograms are available at professional medical facilities according to documentation from the CDC.  Women aged 40 to 49 should speak with their healthcare provider about scheduling a no-cost mammogram.  Women over … Read more

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Detecting and Treating Diabetes & Prediabetes

37.3 million people have diabetes in the United States, but more shockingly, 96 million – more than one in three – have prediabetes.  More than 8 in 10 adults with prediabetes don’t even know they have it, according to the CDC.  Risk of early death for adults with diabetes is 60% higher than for those … Read more

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What People Should Know If They Are Concerned About Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease and related inflammatory bowel diseases now effect over 3 million Americans. To this day, medical experts do not know what causes Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory disorder of the digestive tract. Crohn’s is a life-long condition that cannot be cured. Left untreated, Crohn’s can lead to life-threatening complications. It is therefore important to catch … Read more

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Scalp Psoriasis: Current Signs and Treatments

About 7.5 million people in the US have psoriasis, and nearly 80% of them will have it on their scalp. It can cause a variety of problems that should not be ignored. Treatments have advanced in recent years. What is There to Know About Psoriasis? Psoriasis comes from the Greek psōrian, which means “to have the … Read more

What is Plaque Psoriasis and How to Manage It

Plaque psoriasis is a common, potentially chronic skin disease that is characterized by itchy, dry, cracked skin and redness. Over 7.5 million people in the US suffer with this condition. Doctors report the condition is underdiagnosed, and undertreated with many patients not knowing they have it. What is There to Know About Psoriasis? Psoriasis comes … Read more

Hepatitis C: Why Get Tested and What Treatments Are Available

American adults are at risk of contracting this virus and millions carry it without even knowing it. The virus can cause damage “silently” for many years before becoming chronic. Hepatitis C Is Caused By A Virus Hepatitis means liver inflammation. In latin hepar means liver, and -itis means inflammation of. When it comes to Hepatitis … Read more

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7 Moisturizers For Mature Skin

Choosing the right moisturizer is important part of your skincare routine especially when it is cold and dry out.  As you age, your skin demands better care and more moisture. We’ve found some of the popular products that can help you look younger and keep dryness at bay. CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion Recently purchased by … Read more

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What Kind Of Medicare Plan Should I Choose?

Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15, 2021 and ends December 7, 2021.  During this seven week period, American seniors are able to enroll in or change their 2022 Medicare coverage.  2022 will have some increases in costs, so be sure you keep abreast of what will be changing. During the open enrollment period, seniors can … Read more

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Ways To Eat Better For Less

“A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into” said legendary writer George Orwell in his 1937 non-fiction work The Road To Wigan Pier, an analysis of class and human nature. He even went so far as to say, “I think it could be plausibly argued that changes of diet are more important … Read more

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Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants

Your teeth are always important, but they become even more critical in your older years. Elderly Americans may have many issues with their oral health, from decaying teeth, to teeth that are altogether missing. Unlike dentures, dental implants are a permanent solution.  Having a full mouth of teeth can help you to keep your confidence, … Read more