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August 28, 2019

Supplements vs Diet: Are There Magic Pills or Magic Recipes?

Supplements and multivitamins are taken by over 100 million Americans. Despite the popularity of these pills, studies have found that getting essential vitamins and nutrients are best when they come from foods.

Most people that maintain a healthy diet with a variety of fruits,...

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August 23, 2019

Screenings 101: Your Whole-Body Checklist

Sometimes making checkup appointments and getting blood drawn doesn’t feel all that important. Health screenings get pushed to the next year or worse, are forgotten entirely. However, getting screenings is one the most essential things both men and women can do for their health because...

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August 20, 2019

72-year-old man battling chronic health issues finds success with lifestyle changes

Twenty years ago, Wesley Jones, Ph.D., was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Jones was told at the time that it was not reversible.

As the years passed, Wesley’s health plummeted.

“I had chronic internal inflammation, significant kidney damage, two heart attacks with...

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August 8, 2019

Preventing sports-related injuries

And just like that, we are just about to enter the fall sports season. All parents feel the need to protect their children— even more so while watching their child compete from the stands or sidelines. We all know sports-related injuries happen, but is there a way parents can intervene?...

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July 30, 2019

Treatment Options for Alzheimer's & Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are becoming more prevalent by the day. It is estimated that there are approximately 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia...

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July 29, 2019

Breastfeeding Highs and Hurdles

Breastfeeding can be a great experience for both mom and baby, but that doesn’t mean it’s not hard work that comes with a set of big difficulties. Every mom is bombarded with articles that explain the benefits of breastfeeding and, while they are largely correct, it can put more...

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July 18, 2019

When to Call Your Child's Healthcare Provider

Back to school germs, injuries and illnesses are on the horizon and it may be hard to determine when you should give your pediatrician a call. Susan Myzer, CPNP- PC, a certified pediatric nurse practitioner with Lovelace Medical Group, outlines the general guidelines of when to consult your...

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July 18, 2019

Healthy Back-to-School Tips

It’s that time of year again! Schools will soon be back in session. Lovelace would like to remind parents that encouraging healthy habits is a great way to support your child’s health in preparation for the new school year. Susan Myzer, CPNP- PC is a certified pediatric nurse...

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July 18, 2019

Stay or Go? When to Keep Your Child Home from School

It’s a decision every parent faces regularly: whether or not to keep a sick child home from school. It can be a complicated decision, especially if you are not sure what qualifies as “too sick for school.” If your child is not feeling well, your physician is the best person to...

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July 10, 2019

Lifesaving Habits for Child Car Safety

Every year children around the country are put in dangerous situations when they are left inside a vehicle. An average of 38 children die from heat related illnesses after being left inside a vehicle every year. This is usually due to adults forgetting their child, children finding their own way...

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