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One Woman Shares Her Experience With PANDAS

Written by the Executive Director of PANDAS Network JC Konecny In April of 2014 something very wrong started happening with our then 5-year-old daughter. This sweet, brilliant, beautiful, thoughtful, quiet…

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8 Ways to Prevents Falls and Fractures

2016 is off to a great start and I hope you’ve been thinking about how you can improve your health in the New Year. If you haven’t already, check out…

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Understanding the Risk of Sex With a Partner With HIV

Written by The Dr. Oz Show Medical Unit Chief of Staff Michael Crupain, MD, MPH Yesterday Charlie Sheen announced in an interview that he had been diagnosed with HIV four…

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How Immunizations Save Your Life and Probably Already Have

Immunizations have been in the news a lot this year. It seems like everyone’s been interested in vaccines for one reason or another, from the measles outbreak and the seasonal flu…

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Protecting Your Hearing Well Into Old Age

The last 50 years have seen a revolution in the way the music is made, distributed, and consumed. I grew up listening to records, then cassettes, then CDs and now…

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Staying Healthy During Barbecue Season

I fired up the grill with my family yesterday, and I have to say that few things taste better than food hot off the grill. Unfortunately, grilling can also be…

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Why Men Should Visit the Doctor’s Office

I see men all the time in my office with a selective vision of how to care for their health. They tell me that they do things like workout with…

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Cigarette Smoking Leads to Many Kinds of Cancer, Half of Cancer Death

When cancer and smoking come in the same sentence, many people think about lung cancer. This is because lung cancer was the first to be associated with smoking and the…

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How to Keep Cool This Summer

On my daily morning walks, I’ve noticed that temperatures have really started to climb. While hotter weather can lead to bothersome problems like sweat stains on your work clothes, the…

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Losing Weight May Help Asthma Symptoms

Asthma and obesity have both been on the rise in the U.S. over the last decade. More than one in three Americans is now obese and more than half are…

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