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How Often Should You Visit Your Primary Care Physician?

Everyone knows to see their primary care doctor if they have fever and a sore throat. That’s an easy call. How often you should visit your primary care physician is another matter. There is no set answer, nor timetable for everyone, but there are some guidelines.

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Why Regular Physical Activity Is So Important For Your Health

Most of us might respond “duh” to this statement, but we wonder if you really know why regular physical activity is so important for your health. We doubt you are aware of all the benefits so keep reading and learn the importance of regular physical activity. Essentially, get ready for a pep talk.

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How To Choose The Right Sunscreen

You know it’s important to wear sunscreen. You know it’s important to wear it even when it’s not summertime. You also know it’s even more important to use sunscreen in the summer when we are outside longer hours and when the sun is the hottest.

You know all these things and try to put them into practice, but do you know how to choose the right sunscreen?

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What To Do If You Suspect Your Child May Have A Concussion

There has been much discussion over the last decade about concussions in professional sports. It has brought more attention to high school and college sports as well. Children are just as vulnerable to getting a concussion, but in other ways. You can’t watch them every minute of the day, so here are some tips about what to do if you suspect your child may have a concussion.

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Immune Boosting Foods You Should Know About

You try to follow all the guidelines to prevent the flu and COVID-19. You wash your hands all day long, wear your mask when you can’t social distance, try to keep surfaces in your home clean all to keep you and your family immune from these viruses. In addition, maybe you consider trying something totally natural. The good news is that there are numerous immune boosting foods you should know about to keep healthy.

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6 Frequent Causes for Feeling Lightheaded

Many of us have had the experience of feeling lightheaded when getting up from a sitting position too quickly or maybe after skipping breakfast or lunch. Usually it passes quickly, and we forget about it. Feeling lightheaded may be nothing serious, but let’s look at these 6 frequent causes, and when you should be concerned.

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Illnesses That Do Or Do Not Require Antibiotics

If you have ever gone to your doctor with a terrible sore throat, or what you thought could be the flu, expecting a prescription for an antibiotic to knock it out, you were likely disappointed and maybe a little perturbed when the doctor did not give you one. The truth is that an antibiotic is just not effective in certain cases, and in fact, that is true of many ailments.

Here is a review of illnesses that do or do not require antibiotics and why.

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Tips To Enjoy A Safe And Healthy Holiday Season

We are approaching the holidays and it is a time of camaraderie, celebrations, and love. At the same time it can be detrimental to our health, lead to depression, and leave us feeling guilty if we over indulge. Make a plan now, and consider these tips to enjoy a safe and healthy holiday season.

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