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Blog Posts in November, 2014

What Are the Costs of Dementia?

There are several conditions that may cause dementia, and they are most frequently diagnosed in older adults. Some types of dementia are reversible, but many are progressive and will continue to get ...
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When Should You Consider Having Your First Colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is a screening that can identify colon cancer while the disease is still localized and highly treatable. Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in both men and women, so ...
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A Glance at Suicide Prevention

Suicide doesn’t just affect individuals who take their own lives; it can also be devastating for the friends, family members, educators, and coworkers of those individuals. For this reason, ...
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Surprising Ways Smoking Can Impact Your Health

Most people are familiar with the significant effects that smoking can have on respiratory and cardiac health, but there are many other ways that cigarette smoking can damage the body. While the risk ...
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What Are the Best Foods to Eat When You Have Diabetes?

Patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can benefit from a healthy diet that allows the body to get more energy from food without significant spikes in blood sugar that could lead to ...
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Signs That your Child Could Have Type 1 Diabetes

Juvenile or type 1 diabetes accounts for only 5% of diabetes diagnoses, but it is an area of significant diabetes research since its causes are less clear than type 2 diabetes and other forms of this ...
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Steps for Staying Fit and Healthy This Holiday Season

During the winter, it may be easy to gain a few pounds and relax on your fitness routine as you get into the holiday spirit. Many people tend to rely on their New Year’s resolutions to get back ...
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Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month: What Are the First Signs of Alzheimer's?

One of the largest misconceptions surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia is that these conditions are a normal part of the aging process. While older adults may have a ...
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