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Tips for Taking Control of Your Stress

It doesn’t take a pandemic, a struggling economy, or even any obvious personal turmoil to “validate” feelings of stress. Simply put, stress is often just part of how our bodies respond to change (sometimes, even good changes!). The hormones that trigger it are the same ones that cause our “fight or flight” response. By altering […]

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Think Beyond the Bun: Getting Away from White Flour

You’ve heard friends talk about it, seen the options on restaurant menus, and perhaps even pondered trying it yourself: the gluten-free, low-carb diet. But what’s the science behind it, and what does saying goodbye to white flour really mean? For many people, even small dietary choices can have a significant impact on their health, which […]

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When Men Should See a Urologist

Seeing a doctor about urological issues is not at the top of most men’s lista of favorite things to do. It’s probably not even at the bottom of the list. However, there are certain warning signs that should make seeing a Urologist a priority. Urology deals with urinary issues involving the kidneys, bladder, ureter and […]

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Learning to Cope with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease that is affecting a growing number of Americans. A categorization that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, COPD – which makes it hard to breathe – is quite common. According to the CDC, some states have a prevalence of up to 12%. Fortunately, the chronic disease is […]

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How to Eat in a Heart Healthy Way

The foods and beverages we put in our mouths play a large role in the health of our hearts. We offer the following advice to eat in a way that will – especially when combined with increased physical activity – help your heart be stronger and more healthy. Don’t Consume More Calories Than You Burn […]

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