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Should I Be Worried About the Coronavirus?

Should I Be Worried About the Coronavirus?

The news is sensational and everyone has heard of the quarantines, face mask shortages, and other extremes the people of China find themselves facing. But, as Americans, should we be worried? Here we tell you all we know about the coronavirus, what precautions you need to take, and if you should really be that worried […]

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Help — Do I Have Shingles and What Should I Do?

Help — Do I Have Shingles and What Should I Do?

Have you ever heard of shingles? Do you know much about it? Are you wondering what the symptoms are and how long you are contagious? Do you have a rash and you aren’t sure what type? Then, keep reading, and we will tell you all about it. What is Shingles? Shingles is a painful rash […]

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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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