Results for "Primary Care"

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Sore Throat or Strep Throat? Here Are Tell-Tale Signs
You’re feeling pain and tingling in the back of your throat, and it hurts to swallow. Is it a sore throat or could you have strep throat?  While uncomfortable,...
Oct 28 1
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Do I Really Need an Antibiotic?
Do your stuffed-up nose, headache and sore throat have you down for the count?  When you’re sick, chances are you want relief — and ASAP. You’re not sure...
Oct 21
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Your Age-by-Age Guide to the Adult Immunizations You Need
As an adult, one of the most important steps you can take to protect your health is to make sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations. There are many...
Aug 04
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Why It’s Important to Treat Toenail Traumas and Injuries
It’s late at night, you’re half-asleep fumbling in the dark, and bam! You slam your big toe into something hard. You think, “How can something so small...
May 03
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How to Advocate for Yourself When You’re Talking to Your Doctor
When you’re at your doctor’s office, you might find it hard to speak up for yourself. You might be focused on anxious thoughts about the health concern...
Apr 28
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10 Do’s and Don’ts of Foot Care for Walkers and Runners
From the time our feet hit the floor in the morning to the time we get into bed at night, our feet take a beating. As a walker or runner, we ask a lot...
Mar 08
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My Legs Are Red and Swollen. Is This Serious?
Your body can only take so much. So, when you work on your feet all day, it’s only normal to feel sore. But what if you’re noticing something changing?...
Mar 03
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5 Tips for Easier Visits with Your Doctor
Even the most energetic and bubbly social butterflies may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of going into the doctor for a check-up. And when we feel ill,...
Feb 23
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Here’s How to Choose a Doctor Who’s the Best Match for You
You probably would be happy if you found the perfect doctor and the two of you stuck together forever. And sometimes, the doctor-patient relationship does...
Feb 13
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What is Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelet Count)?
Bruises are a normal part of life and can become more common as we age. Although most bruises aren’t much to worry about, some bruising could be a sign...
Feb 07