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Fall and Winter Allergy Season
During the fall and winter, symptoms of nasal congestion, itchy eyes, runny nose and coughing are often attributed to the common cold. For many individuals, however, seasonal allergies may be the culprit. Ragweed is the primary allergen during the fall, but other weeds and outdoor molds can contribute to allergies this time of year. Increased time indoors during the fall and winter can also...
2013-14 Flu Season
Often referred to as "the flu," influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is caused by the virus of the same name. The peak of flu season in the United States normally occurs in January or February, though it can begin as early as October and last through May. The overall health impact of the flu varies from year to year depending on the...
Urinary System
The primary function of the body’s urinary system is the maintenance of appropriate chemical and water composition in the body and the removal of waste from the blood. The urinary system also regulates the concentrations of electrolytes in body fluids, maintains the normal pH of the blood, controls red blood cell production and helps to maintain normal blood pressure. According to the...
Knee Health
The knees are essential to just about every movement that an individual makes. When the knees are healthy, individuals are able to perform tasks with ease and participate in a wide range of activities. When the knees are damaged, however, even the simplest tasks can seem very difficult. By understanding the components of knee health and functionality as well as the ways in which disease and injury risk...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer touches the lives of millions of people across the world. While great strides have been made in combating the disease (the death rate from breast cancer has declined by approximately 20 percent over the past decade), approximately 1 in 8 women born in the U.S. today will develop breast cancer at some point during her lifetime. The good news is that breast cancer is a treatable disease when it is found early...
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