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Primary Care Highlight: Discover Health

From the moment of birth, our children are scheduled for frequent check-ups with a pediatrician who weighs, measures and examines from head-to-toe.  As children get older, visit intervals increase from months to twice yearly, to preventative well-visits just once a year. But what happens when we enter adulthood? We all remember when we outgrew our […]

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World Immunization Week

World Immunization Week will be held this year from April 24th-30th. This year’s global campaign focuses on closing the immunization gap and reaching equity in immunization levels by providing universal access to vaccines. Here in the United States, we are lucky to have access to life saving vaccines – many of which are covered by […]

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Could You Be Shopping for ‘Fake’ Products Online?

In this day and age it is common knowledge that people are reaping the benefits of cosmetic treatments such as lasers, injections, and peels paired with medical grade skincare products. Due to the success and popularity of medical grade skincare the online market for these products has become over saturated to the point of fraud. […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer, more commonly referred to as colon cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. On average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about one in 20 (5%), but individual risk can vary widely according to your age and family history. Over 90% of new colon […]

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Most Women Can’t Identify Stroke Warning Signs

According to a recent study published by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, U.S. women are generally unaware of the warning signs associated with having a stroke. Men were not included in the study. In a survey of over 1,200 American women, only 44% identified difficulty speaking or slurred speech as a […]

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New Year, New You!

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CoolSculpting: Reduce Stubborn Fat CoolSculpting is the only FDA approved non-invasive treatment to eliminate fat with cold technology. CoolSculpting is approved to treat the abdomen, flanks, thighs and sub-mental (under chin) areas. To date, over 2 million CoolSculpting treatments have been performed worldwide. CoolSculpting involves controlled cooling to target and eliminate unwanted fat. The fat […]

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How to Prevent or Slow Down Osteoporosis

We all lose bone mass as we age. In your thirties, you begin to lose more bone mass than your body can create. By the time you are fifty, your risk of osteoporosis increases significantly. The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that more than 12 million people over the age of fifty have osteoporosis. Women face […]

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Can Eating Nuts During Pregnancy Lower Your Child’s Risk Of Allergies?

A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics found that pregnant women who consume nuts can reduce the risk of nut allergies in their child. Peanuts are one of the most common types of foods linked to allergies. This new study shows that the diet of a woman during pregnancy can impact the likelihood of the child having […]

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Growth Factors 101: How They Work, And Why You Need Them

The outward appearance of our skin is often a reflection of what’s happening below the skin’s surface. Fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and uneven skin tone are visible signs of our body’s underlying aging process. While Botox and fillers can do wonders for lines and wrinkles, there is another less invasive option known […]

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure. Nearly 50 percent are women. Many are pregnant. If you’re among those suffering from high blood pressure during pregnancy, you should be treated by a physician. Exams should start as early as possible and continue regularly so […]

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