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Health Tips

Today, more Americans than ever are visiting their primary care physician for an annual physical exam. While doctor’s visits were once reserved only for acute illnesses, millions of Americans are visiting their doctor every year for a complete exam in an attempt to diagnose and...

What you eat and put into your body has so much to do with your overall health. How healthy are you really eating on a daily basis? Take this quick, 12-question quiz to determine how healthy your eating habits really are. Do you consume a...

Dietary supplements have been around for ages. Scientific evidence shows that some supplements are beneficial to enhancing your diet if you don’t regularly eat a nutritious variety of foods. Commonly Used Supplements Although multivitamins exist, there are a variety of supplement options geared specifically towards people...

Summer is finally here, meaning that many of us have planned a little escape for ourselves and our family. However, one thing to note is that although vacations can be beneficial for our body and mind, it also takes us away from our regular daily...

We all know that without water, we would die. After all, nearly 70% of our body is made up of the stuff. With summer officially here, it’s now more important than ever to make sure your body is properly hydrated. I’m sure you probably already...

Have you checked in on your heart health lately? Take this quick, 10-question quiz to get an idea of how your heart is doing! Does your family have a history of heart disease? Have you ever been told that you have high cholesterol? Do you...

Juicing has been around since 150 B.C., but the concept has really exploded in the last couple of years. Juicing companies make their product sound like the best thing since microwavable popcorn, but is juicing really that good for you? Well, yes and no. Let’s...

Well, male doctors are pretty great, too. But a few studies have shown recently some interesting findings regarding patient outcomes and physician gender. Let’s see what they found: Communication Is Key This is something I’ve always emphasized with my patients—I want to educate them so that they...

Back in 2012, a Gallup poll revealed that about half of the American population was drinking soda on a daily basis. As of more recently, that number has dropped to around 20%, with about 60% Americans reporting that they’re actively trying to avoid soda (whether...

In today’s world, it’s easy to get stressed out. As of 2015, the American adult’s average stress levels were a 5.1 on a 10-point scale (and over the last several years, that rating has only increased). It’s easy to understand why it happens—increasingly busy schedules,...