Busting Myths About the Common Cold

January 27, 2020

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Home Remedies for Common Cold Symptoms

January 22, 2020

"   Winter is here, which means sledding and hot chocolate! But with the good comes the bad: specifically, the common cold. The average person will catch 3-4 colds a year, and dry air and increased time indoors make winter the easiest time to end up with this annoying illness. There is no cure for the common cold virus; it just has to run its course through rest and other self-care techniques. However, there are a couple ...

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What is the difference between a common cold and the flu?

January 14, 2020

" The common cold and the flu are some of the fastest-spreading seasonal viruses in local communities, which can cause a spike in acute illnesses. However, many patients may not be able to determine if they have a common cold or a flu infection. Common colds and the influenza virus can cause similar symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, fever, headache, and congestion. When onset symptoms begin, a patient understands that they are sick but may confuse ...

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

January 14, 2020

"   The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. All women are at risk for cervical cancer, but it occurs most often in women over age 30. Long-lasting infection with certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer. HPV is a common virus that is passed from ...

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5 Tips for Winter Wellness

January 6, 2020

" The hustle and bustle of the holidays is behind us and it’s the time of year when we all are just trying to stay warm!  The frigid temps and lack of daylight can affect your physical and your mental health. In this cold weather it’s important to maintain healthy habits. And that means doing more than just bundling up! Our first and most important tip comes from Dr. Barlow, our Chief Medical Officer ...

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