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Monday, April 25, 2016

Preventative action can aid in delaying aging process

The skin has numerous functions in keeping a body regulated and safe, including covering and protecting other organs, serving as a barrier from germs and bacteria, preventing the loss of water and other fluids, helping to control body temperature and making vitamin D.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, March 28, 2016
It is estimated that one out of every two women over the age of 50 will experience breaking a bone due to osteoporosis, and 54 million Americans are either diagnosed with osteoporosis or have low bone mass, which puts them at a greater risk, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, March 14, 2016

Be prepared for your next vacation

Altitude sickness, or sometimes known as mountain illness, can be a common issue for both children and adults traveling to locations 8,000 feet or higher above sea level.
Men's & Women's Health
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Early screenings are key to fighting disease

  The threat of cancer remains to be a significant concern in the health of both women and men. As one of the leading causes of cancer, colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related d
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Exercise linked to academic success

since been a part of the school day, but research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers an enlightening perspective of the benefits that exercise has for school-aged children.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

AHA aims to reduce deaths in women

The American Heart Association has been raising awareness, supporting research and working to fight against cardiovascular disease since 1924. Of their causes, the AHA initiated the Go Red for Women campaign in 2004 to empower women to take control of their health.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Symptoms can vary depending on patient’s case

A chronic inflammatory condition, Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. The inflammation of the bowel walls can trigger a variety of symptoms that range from mild to severe. General symptoms can include fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, night sweats and in women – loss of normal menstrual cycle.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

How to stay committed to your goal

In 2015, a Nielson survey found health and wellness, per usual, took the top spots for most chosen resolutions. Versions of losing weight or getting fit overwhelmingly took spots No. 1 and 2. Ranking as No. 3 was “enjoying life to the fullest.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Philadelphia Center plays host to event supporting survivors

Dec. 1 marks the annual World AIDS Day – a day of raising awareness, showing support and promoting advocacy for those living with HIV and commemorating those who have died. The global health day was first started in 1988, and has since become a day of recognition and calls to action.
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
marks the beginning of Home Care and Hospice month, a time of bringing awareness and showing gratitude to those who serve patients and their families. Hospice care is described as caring, not curing, for patients who are facing life-limiting illness or injury by a multidisciplinary support team.

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