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The ABCDEs of Melanoma: How to Know When to Worry  

May 16, 2019

Despite the prevalence, most people don’t know what exactly they’re looking for when they self-check for melanoma, and that can be unsettling. Here’s a helpful checklist that you should use as your starting point.


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Four Signs Osteoporosis is Silently Putting Your Health at Risk

May 14, 2019

Osteoporosis is known as a “silent disease” because many people don’t know they have it until they fracture something. But waiting to find out can be dangerous. Make an appointment with your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms.


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The Luke Perry Legacy: No One Is Too Young for a Stroke  

May 9, 2019

Stroke is still the second leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for one in every 20 deaths, and this year, roughly 800,000 people will suffer a stroke – one every 40 seconds. Here are seven changes that you can make to lower your stroke risk at any age:


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Too Many Women Put their Health Needs Last: National Women’s Health Week is out to Change That

May 8, 2019

Nearly 80 percent of women put their own health needs last, behind children, pets, elders and spouses. This reality is the genesis for National Women’s Health Week – a time devoted to ensuring more women make their own health a priority – which fittingly kicks off on Mother’s Day.


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Teens are Struggling with Mental Health Issues. Here’s How You Can Help.

May 6, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a reminder that as a community we all have a role in the mental health of our family, friends, neighbors and peers. Here are four things you can do to support the young people in your life who may be suffering.


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Can You Recognize the Early Warning Signs of a Stroke?

May 2, 2019

Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke. Too often, victims don’t recognize the signs, or wait to see if the symptoms go away before seeking emergency treatment, but this is the wrong approach.


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