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You Can Achieve It With FitMed

By Gail Wheeler Trying to lose weight and maintain healthy habits is NOT a failure of willpower. People who struggle with weight have impaired metabolic pathways that cause a decrease…
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Lecture Series: Treatment of Complex Spinal Conditions

The Medical Center Lecture Series presents “Treatment of Complex Spinal Conditions” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Cultural Center Theatre. Raul Vasquez-Castellanos, M.D., is a neurosurgeon and the…
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Medical Lecture Series 2023: The Brain-Gut Interface

The Medical Center kicks off the 2023 Lecture Series with Dr. Alok Madan’s presentation, “The Brain-Gut Interface:  How the Gut Microbiome Affects and is Affected by Psychiatric Illness,” at 5…
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Allergic Reactions: Do You Know What to Do?

A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by your body’s immune system to certain foods. Foods such as milk, eggs, nuts, shellfish and soy are the most common triggers for…
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High Blood Pressure? Watch Those OTC Cold Medications

It’s cold and flu season! If you have high blood pressure, be sure to check the ingredients and warning labels on over-the-counter (OTC) remedies. Decongestants cause the most concern for…
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Manage Your Arthritis

An estimated 58.5 million American adults have some type of arthritis. Arthritis is a general term for conditions that affect the joints, the tissues around the joint, and other connective…
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Stay Healthy Checklist

Stay on the road to healthy habits by starting these steps and keeping them as a reminder when you stray. Health is a daily practice. “I totally regret eating healthy…
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On Your Mark, Get Set … Get Fit!

Want to wrap up 2022 by looking and feeling your best? The Medical Center’s FitMed weight management program and CoolSculpting sessions are a great start toward accomplishing that goal. Dr.…
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Get Ready: Here Come the Holidays!

Let’s face it: Those Thanksgiving recipes tasted so delicious because they are usually high in salt, butter and sugar. And, it’s hard not to overindulge. … “Second helping, please?” Medical…
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Taking Care with Antibiotic Usage

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated Nov. 18 to 24 U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week in an effort to raise awareness about the importance using antibiotics appropriately.…
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