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Health Tips

Dr. Mai Sharaf is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelly Erwin Felps has joined the Continuum Internal Medicine practice and is currently booking appointments for new patients. Dr. Sharaf has known Dr. Felps and recognized his work since 2005. Dr. Felps is a native Texan that attended...

Many people know chart-topping recording artist Nick Jonas for his hit singles and for his rise to fame with the Jonas Brothers. However, what many people don’t know is that the superstar is also living with type 1 diabetes. Nick was diagnosed on November 16th, 2005,...

Over the past few years, as cigarette smoking has continued to decline in the US, a new popular alternative has emerged: e-cigarettes. These electronic devices have been marketed as safe alternatives to traditional cigarette smoking. However, over time as e-cigarettes became more and more popular,...

Although diabetes is an increasingly common condition among Americans today, it is unfortunately also a very serious condition as well. There are many people who do not know that they are slowly developing diabetes and aren’t aware of some of the early warning signs of...

From the moment your child's eyes start to water, their nose starts to drip and their throat starts to scratch, chances are you may begin worrying that they're getting a cold. In fact, during this time of year, which is aptly dubbed “cold and flu...

For years, people have been hearing about the dangers of smoking. Excessive tobacco use has been proven to cause a number of serious and sometimes fatal health issues. Yet cigarette use continued to be a serious issue until new laws governed the sales of tobacco,...

For many people dealing with serious chronic diseases such as hypertension, type II diabetes and coronary artery disease, may just seem like a way of life. While these diseases are serious, life-changing and often difficult to manage, there are actually ways to help ward off...

For most Americans today, a hefty dose of caffeine is simply part of their day. It provides that surge of energy in the morning, that extra boost to get through the mid-afternoon lull and that jolt of energy that can quickly liven you back up. While...

So many people today assume that stress is simply part of life—a side effect of raising kids, juggling personal lives and maintaining a job. However, stress and anxiety have become a major issue for many people today. It impacts the way that many people are...