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Diabetes: Assessing Your Risk

Diabetes: Assessing Your Risk

Diabetes strikes nearly 26 million adults and children nationwide each year — and age, gender and race are partly to blame. Diabetes develops when there is too much glucose or sugar in the blood — which we need for fuel …

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Protecting Yourself From Shingles

Protecting Yourself From Shingles

You may know about chicken pox, but you should also know how to prevent contracting shingles. Almost 1 out of 3 people nationwide will develop shingles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you’ve ever had …

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Are You at Risk for Lung Cancer?

Are You at Risk for Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer doesn’t only affect smokers. Find out if you’re at risk. November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the number one cancer that kills both men and women. Lung cancer forms in the lungs but can quickly …

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What You Should Know about Stroke

What You Should Know about Stroke

A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. It can be thought of as a “brain attack.” When blood flow is interrupted for more than a few seconds, the lack of oxygen and blood delivered …

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