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    After Cancer Treatment

    Returning to normal after finishing cancer treatment could mean adjusting to a new idea of what normal is. There are…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the colon or the rectum that can be detected through early, regular screenings.

  • What are Social Determinants of Health?

    Dr. Christina Wells

    Our health is influenced by a series of elements including biology, access to and quality of medical care, the environment in which we live, work, and play, and individual behaviors. Other factors that can influence your health are educational level and socioeconomic status, as…

  • Social determinants of health are the conditions in which we live, learn, work, and play. These conditions can influence your health.

    Social Determinants of Health

    Genes and biology aren’t the only factors that influence our health. Our behaviors and our social and physical environments also…

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Find doctor-approved information about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common diseases and conditions.

  • Coping with a Family Member’s Opioid Addiction

    Opioid addiction affects more than the person who is addicted. It ruins entire families.

  • Doctor talking to parent and child

    Talking With Your Child About Their Cancer

    When your child is diagnosed with cancer, it’s scary for both you and your child. Talking about it can help…

  • Senior Communities Tour Checklist

    Moving into a senior community is a big step in your life. Making a checklist of everything you’re looking for…

  • Women

    Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    PMDD is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.

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    Inhalant Abuse

    Inhalant abuse is a form of substance abuse that involves breathing in or sniffing household products on purpose to “get…

  • Woman holding stomach in pain


    Constipation is a common condition that makes it difficult to have a bowel movement. It can be caused by changes…

  • family doctor stands in front of blurred family in background

    Deciding When to See a Doctor

    Knowing when to see a doctor is an important decision. While there are no set rules, some general guidelines can…

  • Getting Help to Quit Smoking

    Getting Help to Quit Smoking

    Quitting smoking is difficult, to say the least, but it’s worth making a priority in your life. Don’t go it…

  • Insulin resistance means your body is unable to process all the insulin your body is making. It is linked to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

    Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is a condition linked to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance means your body is unable to…

  • Keeping Your Kids Cyber Safe

    The internet and mobile devices have improved communication tremendously. Yet, danger lurks, and parents should monitor their child’s internet and…

  • Preventive Care for Seniors

    Preventive care for seniors is particularly important, as health problems increase with age.

  • Teens and Sexting

    Sexting is the sending of sexual photos, videos, or messages from a cell phone or computer. The images can be…

  • Doctor and mom smiling at child

    Keeping Your Child Healthy During Cancer Remission

    A child’s cancer remission is good news, but parents should remain vigilant while celebrating the condition status.