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Women’s Health Screenings by Age

Even if you don’t feel sick, it’s important to visit your doctor annually. At those annual visits, your doctor can recommend screenings, laboratory testing and immunizations, and offer counseling on…

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Is Your Asthma Under Control? 5 Tips to Manage Your Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects approximately one in every 13 people in the United States. With a good asthma action plan, people with asthma can control their condition…

Mohs Surgery vs Traditional Excision for Skin Cancer

Originally developed in the 1930s, Mohs micrographic surgery has evolved into the most advanced, precise and effective treatment of skin cancers. With the Mohs technique, physicians can precisely identify and…

FAQs About Diabetic Eye Exams

It is essential for patients with diabetes to get regular eye exams. Diabetes is a serious disease that can lead to other conditions and complications, including diabetic eye disease. Here…

You Probably Don’t Need an MRI for your Headache

At least one in seven adults throughout the world have experienced a migraine, according to the World Health Organization. Tension headaches—often described as a tight feeling in the head—are even…

The Importance of Cervical Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society estimates that doctors will diagnose over 13,000 new cases of invasive cervical cancer in 2018. Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by a sexually transmitted…

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Allergic Rhinitis: Complications and Treatment

Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is a common condition that affects more than 60 million people in the United States each year. Symptoms of allergic rhinitis include: Sneezing…

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Skin Cancer Screening 101

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and like many cancers, it is highly treatable when detected in its earliest stages. The two most…

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What is Cardiac Rehabilitation and Why is it Important?

If you’ve ever experienced heart failure, angioplasty, heart surgery or a cardiac event—such as heart attack or angina—you may have heard your doctor mention the term “cardiac rehabilitation”. Cardiac rehabilitation…

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The Link Between High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

Did you know one in every three adults in the United States has high blood pressure? And only half of those adults have it under control. Blood pressure is the…