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Eye Injuries: Protecting Your Vision, Preventing Permanent Damage

From an early age, most Americans are warned about the potential dangers that any number of activities—from running with scissors to shooting a BB gun—pose to their eyes. This early focus on…

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Flu, Cold or COVID-19?

With COVID-19 and flu season upon us, many people are wondering what to do if they come down with symptoms of an illness. More to the point, how can they tell if their symptoms are of the flu,…

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Don’t Put Off Emergencies

There are virtually an unlimited number of illnesses and injuries, each with their own signs, symptoms and potential treatments. What’s the one thing they all have in common? The sooner they are…

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When a Migraine is an Emergency

Migraine headaches affect tens of millions of Americans and can have a debilitating impact, making work and home life difficult. Migraine headaches have also been linked to other health conditions…

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Keeping COVID-19 in Check at College

Going off to college–either for the first time or as a returning student–is an exciting time for millions of young people. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though, returning to college campuses this…

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Heat exhaustion or heat stroke? Know the symptoms

With COVID-19 continuing to grab nearly all the health headlines, it’s easy to forget that heated-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious hazards, especially during summer…

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and the observance serves to create awareness of the dangers of this medical emergency. A stroke happens when there is a sudden disturbance in the flow of…

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Alcohol Awareness Month

It is not uncommon or dangerous to wind down at the end of the day with a drink. After all, alcohol consumption is a common coping mechanism for people just about everywhere. But, like everything…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

It is becoming apparent that there is no boundary that the novel coronavirus will not cross. Other than the economy, public health, and unemployment, the virus is reaching people in ways that others…

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