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How to Avoid the Top Six Common Childhood Illnesses

How to Avoid the Top Six Common Childhood Illnesses

Children are one of the most notorious spreaders of illnesses. Get kids together in a school, at a daycare environment, or a birthday party, and the germs are everywhere. One of the reasons kids spread germs so much is that their hands are everywhere. Plus, there is a good chance they didn’t wash their hands […]

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CNN is Reporting Worst Flu Season in Decades

CNN is Reporting Worst Flu Season in Decades

The flu season this year is being reported as one of the worst in decades. CNN reported that so far this flu season, at least 2,900 people in the US are estimated to have died of the flu. Since the flu season started in October, flu cases and hospitalizations because of the flu, have also […]

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Six Ways to Live Better with a Chronic Illness?

Six Ways to Live Better with a Chronic Illness?

Living with a chronic illness can be very difficult for the patient and their family. Chronic is a persistent or constantly recurring illness, disease, or condition. A chronic disease can be a long-term health condition that may not ever have a cure. Chronic Illnesses Here is a list of some chronic illnesses that people face: […]

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Seven Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Seven Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” which can also mean the most stressful time of the year for many. It is also a great time of year to pick up germs and illnesses from all the people you will be around at parties, shopping, work, gathers, etc. Despite your best efforts to avoid […]

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Top Screenings for Diabetes

Top Screenings for Diabetes

In the US, the American Diabetes Association estimates that 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, have diabetes. It is estimated that 1.25 million American adults and children have type 1 diabetes. Medical News Today reported that the most common type of diabetes is type 2. 90 to 95% of people with diabetes have type 2, and 5% have […]

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Twelve Valuable Screenings for Cancer

Twelve Valuable Screenings for Cancer

With today’s medical advances, you can detect cancer earlier and have a chance at being cancer-free. At Hillandale Primary Care & Laser Center, we encourage you to be proactive in maintaining your overall health and wellbeing. Screening for cancer is an important step you can take. Read more about it here. Screening for Cancer The […]

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Top Eight Screenings for Heart Disease

Top Eight Screenings for Heart Disease

In addition to your regularly scheduled physical exam, there are situations where you may need additional diagnostic testing. At Hillandale Primary Care & Laser Center, we can arrange for you to schedule any necessary testing either at our Center or with other diagnostic facilities. Heart Disease Cardiovascular disease (CVD) was listed as the underlying cause of […]

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26 Top Diagnostic Tests for Your Wellbeing

26 Top Diagnostic Tests for Your Wellbeing

In addition to your regularly scheduled physical exam, there are situations where you may need additional diagnostic testing. At Hillandale Primary Care & Laser Center, we can arrange for you to schedule any necessary testing either at our Center or with other diagnostic facilities. What is Diagnostic Testing? The medical community uses diagnostic testing to […]

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What Can You Expect at a Physical Exam?

What Can You Expect at a Physical Exam?

Good health is dependent on regular exercise and a healthy diet. In addition to the exercise and diet, a routine physical examination is an essential part of your overall preventive medicine plan. An important study published in the American Journal of Medicine revealed that inadequate physical examination is a significant source of medical errors and subsequent adverse […]

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