Posts tagged with ‘Preventive Medicine’

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  • Getting Motivated to Work Out

    The hardest part of exercising is getting started. Learn tips to get you motivated.

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  • Pets and Parasites

    Household pets can carry parasites (living organisms) that can make pets and people sick. Certain precautions can reduce the risk…

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  • International Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

    International travel has its share of health and safety challenges. Talk to your doctor about the area you are visiting…

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  • Hydration: Why It’s So Important

    Staying hydrated is important to your overall, good health. It helps maintain your temperature, remove waste from your body, and…

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  • Healthy Ways to Gain Weight If You’re Underweight

    Being underweight can cause health problems. With a balanced approach, there are many ways to gain and maintain a healthy…

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  • Obesity

    Obesity occurs when you weigh more than what is considered healthy for your age, gender, and height. It can cause…

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