Being thankful benefits your health

It’s that time of year when we are in the middle of preparing and coordinating for the first family gathering for the holiday season: Thanksgiving. Whose turn is it to host? Is Grandma going to make the pies? Will it be whole or jellied cranberry sauce? How big of a bird will we need? Between…
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Get to know red eye (uveitis)

Inflammation of the inner layers of the eye is called uveitis. The eye can appear as pictured in the photo below. People of all ages from children to seniors can suffer from this condition. Most patients with inflammation in the eye complain of redness, pain, and sensitivity to light. When someone has red eyes, they…
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Tummy troubles?

Abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits are a part of life. When these changes become severe, long-lasting or associated with bleeding, weight loss and fatigue, further investigation is needed. More than 70,000 people each year are diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the United States. IBD is a term used to describe chronic…
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Be seen this Halloween

Twice as many children die as a result of being hit by a car on Halloween than any other day of the year. Now, that’s a scary statistic. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe and the roads a little less scary this Halloween.   For more Halloween safety tips, visit www.safekids.org.  

Cold vs. flu

You wake up and feel ill. It’s fall and you think to yourself it’s allergies or it’s a cold. Then you remember you haven’t gotten your flu shot. Oh no! Maybe it’s the flu. Don’t worry. You’re not alone. While autumn is a favorite season for many, it’s also host to a number of illnesses….
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