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Keeping Your Health Data Secure

You receive a statement from your insurance company after having a procedure and notice something odd – it states you have a large outstanding balance. You always pay your bills on time and never leave a balance. How could this have happened? With health data accessible online, it allows your care to be more thorough…
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Wellness News: Protecting Your Skin Against the Risk of Cancer

The skin is the largest organ of the body. It keeps the good stuff in and the bad stuff out—acting like a soldier's armor against the things that can harm us daily. Many of us don't think to protect it, especially against one of its biggest enemies: the sun. Skin cancer is the most common…
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The Gift of Life

Blood donations help millions of people across the country. Here are a few facts you may not know: One pint of blood can save up to three lives Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood More than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day A total of 30 million blood components are transfused…
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Wellness News: Break the Stress Cycle

“I’m so stressed out!” If that phrase sounds all too familiar, you’re like many other adults: stressed on a regular basis. While you may not be able to completely remove stress from your life, how you deal with stress and how you react to stressful situations can make all the difference. But the first step…
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Prescription Drugs: Brand-Name vs. Generic

Did you know almost 8 out of 10 prescriptions today in the U.S. are filled with generic drugs? Still, many people wonder if generic drugs are as good as their brand-name counterparts. Why are brand-name drugs more expensive? Do you really get what you pay for? What is a generic drug? Generic drugs are “copies”…
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Wellness News: First Happiness, Then Success

Many believe that once they achieve some goal, then that alone will make them happy. However, decades of research have shown that when we are happy – that is, our mindset and mood are positive – we are smarter, more motivated and thus more successful. In other words, happiness brings success, not the other way…
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Appointments to Schedule Today

How do you stop a problem before it starts? You take action prevent it from happening! Same goes for your health… Prevention is the key part to being a smart patient. It's simple: when you get proper preventive care, you are taking steps that could save you from worsening conditions. It gives you a much…
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Wellness News: The Effects of Sleepless Nights

We hear all the time how important “a good night’s sleep” is for your overall health. While that is great in theory, many people struggle getting sound sleep. A survey conducted by the National Sleep Foundation found that 60% of adults report having sleep problems a few nights a week or more. What does chronic…
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