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It's never too early to take care of your kidneys

Kidney Disease: Ways to KEEP Healthy

Kidney diseases are a leading cause of death in the U.S., with 1 in every 3 adults at risk. If your kidneys can’t filter blood as well as they should, this can lead to other health problems. Fluid buildup, heart disease, and stroke are a few of the complications of kidney disease. Taking an active …

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Some wounds aren't visible.

PTSD: Some Wounds Aren’t Visible

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has many names. Though we often associate it with combat veterans, PTSD can occur in people of any age, ethnicity, gender, and background. A person can have profound, lasting emotional and physical scars after experiencing a traumatic event. While some wounds aren’t visible with PTSD, hope lies in treatment, support, and …

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Get a fibroscan, your liver will thank you

Fibroscan: Your Liver Will Thank You

There are over a hundred different kinds of liver diseases, though most progress the same way, eventually damaging the liver if left untreated. In many cases, individuals are unaware they have liver disease until the later stages. If you’re at risk for liver disease, a fibroscan is something your liver will thank you for. Your …

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Familiar with the common

5 Common Causes of Kidney Disease

Your kidneys are responsible for cleaning your blood, helping control blood pressure, making red blood cells, and more. When your kidneys are damaged, waste products and fluids can build up in your body. Various health conditions can affect the functions of the kidneys and may eventually lead to them failing if left untreated. Here are …

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What's New in Alzheimer's Research

What’s New in Alzheimer’s Research?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in Western societies. Approximately 24 million people worldwide have this condition. With the growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s, researchers continue conducting studies to find new interventions and treatments. Here’s what’s new in Alzheimer’s research. Current Treatments, Temporary Solution. Current Alzheimer’s treatments help to temporarily improve symptoms of …

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As seasons change, depression can change too

Seasons Change. Depression Can Too.

The changing and falling of the leaves also mark when approximately 5% of U.S. adults begin experiencing a type of depression specific to the seasons. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is more common in the fall and winter months than in spring and summer. Don’t brush off those “winter blues” and try to tough out on …

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Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder affecting over 20 million people in the world.  There is still a lot we don’t know about why and how this chronic condition develops. However, ongoing clinical research efforts show growing evidence of chemical and structural differences in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. These new developments may eventually help …

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October is Liver Awareness Month

Liver Awareness Month

October is Liver Awareness Month. We are celebrating by helping our readers understand more about our body’s “workhorse” and the common diseases that can impact it. The liver is not only essential to our overall health but also to sustaining our lives. The Many Hats of the Liver Your liver performs around 500 different functions …

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Diabetes 101: Read more in our blog

Diabetes 101

Diabetes is a disease that affects a little over 34 million people in America. It is a chronic condition that continues to be a growing concern with every passing year. The more we know about this condition, the better we can reduce its impact on our lives. We’re going back to diabetes 101 and covering …

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BUNION

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DEPRESSION

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