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Adult Obesity––Victory Home Health

Over the last 30 years the rate of obesity has skyrocketed in the U.S. While the cause of this dramatic increase can be debated, the significant impact to the health of Americans cannot. Excess weight is associated with increased risk for heart attacks, stroke, high blood pressure, certain cancers, sleep apnea and diabetes. […]

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Home safe home––Texoma Medical Center

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of all falls happen at home. Taking a tumble indoors can cause minor injuries––cuts, bumps and bruises––or result in a life-changing injury––head trauma or a broken hip––that threatens one’s independence. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults. […]

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The Safe Natural Estrogen-Estriol––Texas Star Pharmacy

Because we hear mostly bad press about hormones and nutritionals from our media, I would like to give you the scoop on many products––hormone, thyroid, nutritional, etc.––just to let you know what benefits they supply. Because this is much entailed, this article may be printed over several issues. So, please, be patient, and we will try to cover all the good things that you never hear. […]

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Reducing the Risk of Colon Cancer––Centennial Medical Center

Colon cancer is not a common topic of conversation, but it is a fairly common type of cancer. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), about 102,480 new cases of colon cancer are diagnosed each year. When coupled with rectal cancer, which accounts for about 40,340 new cases annually, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer found in men and women, excluding skin cancers. […]

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Is Your Plan Still Good for You?––Axtell Rite Pharmacy

Every year, just like clock work, open enrollment comes around. You are bombarded with letters, cards, and various assortments of “pick me” unsolicited solicitations. Which ones do you look at? Do you even need to look at your options? I know that your head just spins when you start getting things in the mail about prescription plans. Every year there are new plans and with new plans comes new choices. […]