Top Signs You Might Need a Sleep Study

In the United States, 70% of adults say they don’t get enough sleep at least once a month. Even more shocking, 11% of adults say they don’t get enough sleep every night. There are many things that can cause you to lose sleep, such as drinking caffeine or alcohol before bed. But if you feel like you’re…

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How Often Should You Have a Cervical Cancer Screening?

According to The American Cancer Society, 14,100 women will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer this year alone. Out of the women who have cervical cancer, 4,280 of them will die. Since cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of death in this country, it’s imperative that women get a cervical cancer screening. The sooner…

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How to Prevent Winter Slip and Falls

Did you know that falls account for over 8 million hospital visits in America every year? For how incredibly easy and common it is to experience a slip and fall, we rarely anticipate them as much as we should. After all, all it takes is one misplaced step to wind up spending more than we might be…

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What Should I Know Before Going into a Colonoscopy?

Staying healthy is important for living a long and happy life, but that doesn’t mean it’s always fun. One of the more unpleasant aspects of proper medical care is the occasional colonoscopy. This procedure, performed roughly every decade in most cases, isn’t something most of us want to do or even talk about, but it’s very important.…

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The Most Common Gynecological Surgery Procedures

Did you know that the average American will have seven surgeries in their lifetime? Annual wellness exams are crucial for detecting and diagnosing health issues. After visiting their doctor, some people may learn that they need surgery to support their gynecological health.  Are you curious about the types of surgeries performed by gynecologists? Want to know more about…

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Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes-What Is the Difference?

It’s common knowledge that there are two types of diabetes, Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. But do you know the difference between them? While both revolve around your blood sugar levels, they both have different treatments and causes. The Main Difference Between Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes The main difference between…

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What Are the 3 Most Common Sleeping Disorders?

You might be shocked to learn that somewhere between 50 and 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. Maintaining a healthy sleep routine is important for one’s day-to-day mental acuity and motor function. Nonetheless, many people find themselves unable to achieve a good night’s sleep no matter how hard they try or what approach they take.…

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Why Is Breast Cancer Awareness So Important?

It is estimated that about 1 in 8 American women (13%) will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifespan. In 2022, close to 290,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 51,000 cases of non-invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States. Unfortunately, about 43,000 women in the United States will…

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A Guide on What to Expect From Cataract Surgery

Does your vision get blurry on occasion? Do you sometimes experience double vision? Are you getting prescriptions for stronger eyeglasses or contacts? These are possible signs that you may be developing cataracts around the lenses of your eyes. A cataract is a mass of proteins that forms on the lens usually due to age-related complications,…

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