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Learn Why Immunizations Matter

Learn Why Immunizations Matter

Immunizations help protect us from dangerous diseases. Watching your child get a shot at the pediatrician’s office is never fun, but those vaccines are serving an important purpose. Vaccines, or immunizations, are the reason that many once-common infectious diseases like …

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Back-to-School Check-Up: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Back-to-School Check-Up: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Back-to-school season involves more than new clothes and backpacks!  Assess your child’s well-being with an annual check-up. Many kids only go to the doctor when they get sick, but the end of summer is the perfect opportunity to schedule a …

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The Benefits of Cardiac Robotic Surgery

The Benefits of Cardiac Robotic Surgery

Minimally invasive cardiac surgeries are quickly replacing traditional open heart surgeries. Learn why. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. It takes over 600,000 lives each year, many of which are preventable. Thanks to …

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Five Surprising Facts About Skin Cancer

Five Surprising Facts About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is dangerous. Be sure to watch your skin for any changes. Many people spend a lot of time outdoors, especially in the summer. Lounging by the pool or hitting the beach are both fun ways to spend your …

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Am I a Candidate for Weight-loss Surgery?

Am I a Candidate for Weight-loss Surgery?

Learn more about the criteria for weight-loss surgery Many of us could stand to lose a few pounds or get into better shape, but some people have struggled with the scale for years without success. Statistics show that over one-third …

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What Are Uterine Fibroids?

What Are Uterine Fibroids?

Considering that nearly 20 percent of women may experience uterine fibroids during their childbearing years and half of women have fibroids by the time they turn fifty, these noncancerous tumors that develop in the uterus, or womb, are fairly common. …

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