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Friday, February 23, 2024

Video gaming can become addictive

February 10, 2023

Video gaming is an extremely popular past time for many people. It is estimated that 2.7 billion people worldwide are gamers. Experts note that 75 percent of homes in this country have at least one gamer. For most people it is a fun and harmless form of entertainment, a fun way to spend time. There […]


Memory loss is not necessarily a sign of pending dementia

February 3, 2023

So many people are worried about their memory. This is especially so as people start to get a little older. People say to me, “I walked into a room and then could not remember why I walked into the room.” This can be very disturbing to many people, but it does not have to mean […]


Pharmacies may begin distributing birth control without a physician’s prescription

January 27, 2023

The state of women’s health is in flux. Since recommendations were implemented by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists that women do not need yearly pap smears, many women have foregone their annual Well Woman’s visit. This is especially so for women who no longer have a need for birth control. For those who […]


Ways to achieve a work-life balance

January 19, 2023

As the start of the year is upon us, many people take the time to engage in a smidgen of self-reflection. One of the top reflections involves a reallocation of time between work and relaxation, a concept better known as the work-life balance. All of us are in search of effective ways to achieve this […]


CPR Saves Lives

January 12, 2023

America was in shock as Buffalo Bills football player Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest in a televised NFL game after a seemingly normal hit. The shock of seeing him fall down was terrifying and seen by millions of people coast to coast. The emotional reactions of his teammates and coaches embraced the seriousness of […]


Can sitting be good for you? It depends.

January 6, 2023

Most people would agree that sitting is not the greatest thing for their health. A lot of people spend a lot of time watching television (TV). People also spend a lot of time working on their computers. Both activities are done for the most part from a sitting position unless you have a standing desk. […]


Start the New Year with good health as a priority

December 30, 2022

The end of the year affords an opportunity for reflection. Many people take this time to seriously evaluate their lives. It is important to take a moment to evaluate health habits that are beneficial versus those that are not working for us. The last few years of fighting a pandemic have been quite difficult. The […]


Signals in the voice may give clues to one’s state of health

December 23, 2022

How many times have you spoken to a friend and just by the way their voice sounded, you immediately knew they were not feeling well. How often have you heard your child’s voice and instantly knew that your child was in distress? We all hear signals in the voices of others that may give us […]


Consider vitamins and supplements with your healthcare provider

December 15, 2022

One overlooked and quite important bit of information most patients fail to inform their healthcare providers of is the full range of supplements, herbs, spices and pain medications they consume. It is an important fact. All vitamins and supplements need to be entered into a patient’s medical chart to make sure adverse interactions do not […]


The early bird catches better health

December 2, 2022

The early bird catches the worm, or so they say. So, what happens to the night owl? Are there any medical consequences for people who insist on staying up late at night and sleep late in the day? If those night owls and late sleepers lead a conventional lifestyle, working from the morning into the […]


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