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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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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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Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

A preventative approach is one of the best methods of wellness. Catching something early or managing an illness or disease can keep you healthy, happy, and at your best. Females have a lot of essential body parts that make them a woman that need to be examined regularly. What is a Well-Woman Exam? A well-woman examination is […]

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Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

An EKG or electrocardiogram records your heart’s electrical. The EKG is a standard test that doctors use to monitor the heart’s status, and detect possible heart problems in many situations. Electrocardiograms which also go by the acronym of  ECGs or EKGs are often performed in a clinic, doctor’s office, emergency room, or hospital room. They […]

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