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If your doctor asked you to do this, would you?

health, information, health, informationDo you ever feel going to your doctor’s office is like a factory assembly line? You check in at reception and wait… and wait… as patients are shuffled through doors for their quick 10-minute visit. In and out, in and out.

You know the rule: One problem per visit.

Once you make it to the inner exam room, … Read More

4 reasons why watching TV is actually good for you

HEALTH, HEALTH, HEALTH, Here’s the thing: Most everybody likes to watch TV. Depending on the program, it’s informative, provocative, entertaining – or downright silly. You can’t beat those clever sitcom lines that leave you in stitches! Laughter is the best medicine for your health…

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for an episode of Seinfeld, like the one where Kramer … Read More

New for seniors… high-dose flu shot

flu, preventionThere is a big difference between getting influenza – the flu – when you’re in your 20s than when you’re over 65.

As a young adult, the flu can leave you down and out for a few days, closely acquainted with the bathroom.

But for seniors, the impact can be much more severe.

More than just the sniffles, … Read More

The hidden dangers of dining out (it’s not the food)

germs, bacteria, germs, bacteriaEating at a restaurant is supposed to be fun, whether it’s a fancy suit-and-tie kind of place or a diner for a clubhouse sandwich and coffee. It’s a way to get out of the house and relax with good conversation.

Sure, you spend a little more for the ambiance, but someone else does the clean-up and you get … Read More

4 surprising ways to treat your cold this season

cold and flu, congestion, health tips, natural, treatment, cold and fluWith cold and flu season upon us, it almost seems inevitable that you’ll catch something this time of year.

From pesky sniffles to sore throats, to feeling so ill you don’t even want to leave your bed, a virus can really take a toll.

You might see your doctor, but antibiotics can’t be prescribed because they only work … Read More

4 signs you’re not ready for flu season

FLU, IMMUNE SYSTEMYes, I just had my flu shot this week. I’m primed to make it through the season of probable sickness without being sidelined to the couch with a box of Kleenex and easy access to the bathroom.

Sit me down right next to someone who is hacking away and feverish with sweat – with no escape route available … Read More

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