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Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Suicide

September is suicide prevention month. As the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S, the 3rd leading cause of death for people aged 10-14 and the 2nd leading cause of death for people aged…

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Preventative Care: Putting Your Health First

There are many reasons we make appointments to see our doctors. While some adults only go to the doctor when we are experiencing a problem, the prospect of establishing a routine of annual visits with…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Take Action: Fight the Flu

This month on HealthCurrents we discuss flu symptoms and prevention. As #FluFighters, we truly care about protecting our patients and ourselves from the spread of flu viruses every season. Washing hands often, covering coughs/sneezes and…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Heart Disease Prevention

Knowing your risk of developing heart disease is extremely important and can help guide you to take a proactive approach to heart health. Keep your finger on the pulse of heart disease prevention with these…

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Swim Safe

Swimming is a fun way to stay cool and be active. Before div-ing in, make sure you know these tips for staying healthy and safe while swimming…

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Fun in the Sun

Your summer plans may include hitting the beach, or just spending more time outdoors. Make sure you plan to avoid sunburn, which can increase your risk of skin cancer. · Seek shade, especially during midday…

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Beat the Heat

Heat-related illnesses claim the lives of hundreds of people each year, so it is important to take these precautions when working or playing outside during the hot summer months: Drink plenty of water or other…

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