Category: Health Tips

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Heart Check: Respond Quickly to Sudden Cardiac Arrests

When a person suddenly collapses, is not responding to touch or sound, cannot breathe normally and does not have a pulse, the person may be experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA happens when the heart stops pumping effectively.  Dr. […]

Unplug from Your Phone This Holiday Season

More and more of our time is spent on the phone to keep up with the world, connect with friends and family, and stream movies and entertainment. Most adults spend 10 hours a day or more on their device and […]

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What You Need to Know About AFib

Do you ever feel like your heart is skipping a beat and going faster than usual? For many, that heart-pounding feeling can mean excitement, fear or anger; for others, it could mean atrial fibrillation. Better known as AFib or AF, […]

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Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Year

With the school year fast approaching, parents may be anxious about their kids returning to school, where contagious diseases can easily spread. Visiting the doctor before the start of the school year and getting vaccines such as the annual flu […]

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What is Breast Health Awareness?

Information about breast health is widely promoted in healthcare settings; the goal is to increase breast health awareness. While it is a common concern for many people, information can be confusing. Here are some misconceptions we clarify: Having any lump […]

Eating with Intention – The Importance of Mindful Eating

These days, it is fairly common to eat and browse on our phone at the same time. While it seems like a good way to multitask, this habit may leave you feeling dissatisfied with your meals and cause you to […]

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The Road to Recovery

A breast cancer diagnosis can provoke a wide range of responses. From anxiety to fear to helplessness, these feelings can add up to a great deal of stress. While there are many resources available, it’s not always easy to know […]

How Is Breast Cancer Treated?

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be both scary and overwhelming. Individuals who are affected may have many questions ─ but don’t be afraid to ask them.

Detecting Breast Cancer Early with Breast Awareness and Mammography

Many women grew up hearing that monthly self-breast exams can protect them from breast cancer. From clinical experiences, we see that breast awareness and mammography are both essential to detecting breast cancer early.

Protect Yourself from the Silent Killer – Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer can happen in one or both of a woman’s ovaries.  It is also known as the “silent killer” because it usually does not cause substantial signs or symptoms until it is too late. Although rare, ovarian cancer causes […]