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6 Tips for Staying Safe & Healthy During the Winter

6 Tips for Staying Safe & Healthy During the Winter

Winter doesn’t officially begin until the solstice on December 21st, but frosty weather and short days are already upon us and it’s a good idea to get prepared for the days looming ahead. While 2020 going into 2021 will be a winter season that presents a number of...

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The Flu Vaccine: Fact or Fiction

The Flu Vaccine: Fact or Fiction

It may be odd to think about it given how much this year has been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, but flu season is arriving once more, right on schedule, and it’s time to think about getting vaccinated against influenza. While medical professionals...

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Is Turkey Good For Your Heart?

Is Turkey Good For Your Heart?

If there’s a natural cheat day built into the calendar, Thanksgiving is probably it. In general, it’s okay to loosen your diet regimen a little bit on turkey day, but you should try to keep track of what you’re putting in your body. There are the obvious unhealthy...

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Movember & Men’s Health

Movember & Men’s Health

Every year, millions of men grow mustaches to participate in #movember or #noshavenovember. For some, it may just be a chance to try out a Tom Selleck ‘stache and throw it on social media for fun. However, many others take the opportunity each November to grow out the...

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What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

Everybody poops - there’s even a best-selling children’s book about it. While it’s perhaps gross or embarrassing, taking regular number twos is a crucial component of normal digestive function, and any sudden change in your bowel movements could be a sign that...

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Breast Cancer Gene Testing

Breast Cancer Gene Testing

What Is a BRCA Gene Test or Breast Cancer Gene Test? A BRCA Gene Test is a blood test which is administered to analyze the patient’s DNA and determine whether or not there are potentially dangerous mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, which are linked to the genetic...

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How Is COVID Different from the Flu?

How Is COVID Different from the Flu?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great deal of disruption and confusion for a number of reasons, not least of which is our evolving understanding of the way that the virus behaves. When you combine the novel nature of the coronavirus and the sweeping and drastic...

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Back-to-School COVID Safety

Back-to-School COVID Safety

As surreal as it may be to think about, fall is upon us and the new school year is beginning. While some students will be continuing to study remotely, many others will return to the classroom for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced us all indoors back...

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Returning to the Office During COVID-19

Returning to the Office During COVID-19

As we inch back towards normalcy following the past six months of COVID-imposed quarantine, many of us have jobs that are beginning the process of reopening for in-person work. While many with the opportunity to opt out are going to continue working and learning...

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