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Vaccination Debate: Flu Shot or Not?

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by Susannah Wollman Every year during flu season the question arises. There are passionate answers on both sides of the aisle, so understanding how flu shots can affect you and your children is very important. Is it safe for everyone? Every year, hundreds of thousands of people get the influenza virus badly enough to require […]

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Habits to Cut Your Risk of Breast Cancer Decade by Decade

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By Susannah Wollman   The American Cancer Society’s mission statement reads “we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer.” In order to do that, making people aware is the first and most important step. Many women think that they are too young to worry about breast cancer, but research shows that prevention at […]

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The New Normal: Life After Breast Cancer

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by Susannah Wollman   Congratulations! You’re a survivor! You fought the hard fight and came out victorious. Now what? Post-treatment life You’ve patiently sat through the chemo and radiation treatments and finally reached the last one.   “Yay!” you think. “It’s over.” Is that you? Unfortunately, the last treatment doesn’t signal the end of breast […]

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10 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Tailgate Party

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By Susannah Wollman The history behind tailgate parties So you think the all-American tradition of celebrating the game in the parking lot is a modern one? Well, you’re partly right. The modern tailgate party probably started with college football. The very first college football game was in 1869 when teams from Rutgers and Princeton met […]

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Signs of a Concussion—What to Watch Out For with Youth Sports

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by Susannah Wollman As school begins again, many athletes in youth sports are already in the swing of things, training both before and after school. And parents are wondering if allowing their child to play sports is a good idea. The good news Participating in youth sports is a good way for kids to practice […]

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Social Media: Tips for Keeping Your Kid Safe

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By Susannah Wollman At what age should kids be allowed to use social media? Although it seems that kids nowadays are practically born with a cell phone, social media is not meant for young kids. Even though most social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) require users to be at least 16, it’s quite easy […]

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Want to increase brain energy? Try these 5 simple breakfast recipes!

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Article by Susannah Wollman Back to the books The summer has simply flown by like salt spray fleeing the waves. It’s time to start getting ready to buy school supplies, new clothes (or uniforms), backpacks, and lunch boxes. Lots has been written about what should be in the box, but we want to start even […]

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6 Reasons Your Child Should Get a Physical Before School Starts

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As we reach the middle of the summer, parents in every state begin gathering the things their child will need to start school in the fall. Besides the required pencils, notebooks, crayons, rulers, paper and so on, one of the most important things your child needs is a physical checkup by a pediatrician. Here are […]

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6 Worst Sunburns and How to Avoid Them

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Summer’s here and people all over are outside to catch some rays. Sunshine gives us Vitamin D, so getting plenty of sun is good… Or is it? Let’s look at some pretty ugly results from too much sun and see how it could have been avoided. We’ve all been there. Out having fun in the […]

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5 Foods That Boost Low Testosterone

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Can What You Eat Affect Testosterone Levels? If you’ve ever wondered if your “Low T” is caused by what you eat, you may already be on the road to a higher count. We agree that foods can boost testosterone, and we’re going to show you how to eat to achieve your optimal testosterone health. What […]

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