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  • A New Year, A Healthier You!

    A New Year, A Healthier You!

    If you’re thinking about making some New Year’s resolutions, I’d like to suggest that this year, you go beyond the typical goals of losing weight or exercising more and instead, take a longer view and focus on your entire state of health: mental, physical and emotional. Here are 10 ways to do that.10 ways to have a healthier 20201. Exercise regularlyYes, I admit, I put “exercise more” ...

  • When To Let Your Child’s Fever Run Its Course And When To See A Doctor

    When To Let Your Child’s Fever Run Its Course And When To See A Doctor

    Something that often causes concerned parents to call their child’s pediatrician is when their child has a fever. They want to know if they should simply make their child comfortable, give fluids and wait it out, or whether it’s a sign of something serious and they should take their child to the doctor right away. Here’s how to know.A fever is the body’s normal immune response to ...

  • Should You Vaccinate Your Child Against The Measles? YES.

    Should You Vaccinate Your Child Against The Measles? YES.

    Measles, a disease that was declared eradicated in the U.S. in 2000, has made a huge comeback.Measles is not a disease to be taken lightly. In many people, not just infants or the elderly, it can cause serious complications, even death. However, measles is almost entirely preventable with two doses of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine — a safe and highly effective vaccine.There is ...

  • Ten Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Drugs

    Ten Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Drugs

    Blood pressure refers to the force of your blood pushing against your artery walls as it flows throughout your body. High blood pressure, or hypertension, results from too much force, which can damage your arteries and lead to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease and stroke.How blood pressure is measuredYour blood pressure consists of two ...