Hypertension: High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a “silent killer“. The reason it is known as a silent killer is that it works behind the scenes to cause damage, meaning you may not feel sick. Hypertension is a common disease amongst adults in

The Problem with Medications

Medications are a progressive factor of our healthcare society. They are helpful surrogates to our health. However, with the increase in medication availability there is an increase in the pill burden on the patient. Nowadays it seems there is a

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Summertime

Watermelon…Raspberries…Mangoes…They’re back in season!? That means it’s Summertime! School has ended for Palm Beach County students, teachers, and other professionals working for the school district. Bathing suits, sunglasses, and sunscreen are making their way to the forefront of our closets

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May is Melanoma and Skin Detection and Protection Month

May is the health awareness month that accentuates the importance of protecting your skin. In South Florida, May already starts feeling like the summer, so precaution is necessary. In South Florida, precaution is always necessary given the increased amounts of

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the many women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is important to take the time to propagate breast cancer awareness. According to the American Cancer Society, the second most fatal cancer

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September Is Whole Grains Month

September is Whole Grains Month! For good reason, the Whole Grains Council has determined their 2014 theme to be “Make the Switch to Whole Grain”. Whether uninformed, or too busy, many individuals do not incorporate whole grains into their diets.

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Fruits and Vegetables – More Matters Month!

September is Fruits and Vegetables…More Matters Month! That means that one of this month’s health awareness campaigns has been designated to increase the fruit and veggie intake we consume daily. A vital part of fighting obesity and living healthy lifestyles

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August is Back to School Month!

August is Back to School Month! The school supply aisles will be packed this weekend with last minute shopping before school reconvenes for many on Monday, August 18th! Don’t forget to fill your shopping carts with notebooks, pens, pencils, rulers,

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month The skin is the human body’s largest organ, and it is quite amazing. It is durable, regenerative, and can handle the wear and tear of everyday life. However, it is not immune to infection and

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The Misuse of Antibiotics

  Doctor’s Orders: NO Unnecessary Antibiotics So little Bobby has been sneezing and coughing. He seems to have the common cold. Your first thought is to bring him in to the doctor. The doctor prescribes fluids, rest, and a follow

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