Diabetes: 101

Diabetes: 101

Get the facts about this increasingly common medical condition. One of the most challenging health issues Americans face is the growing prevalence of diabetes and a related condition, prediabetes. A high level of blood sugar (glucose) can present a host …

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Why Breast Self-Exams Are So Important

Why Breast Self-Exams Are So Important

Regular self-exams should be a part of all adult women’s health routine. Breast cancer is a major health concern for U.S. women, as it’s the second most-common cancer diagnosis after skin cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so it’s a …

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5 Benefits of Practicing Yoga

5 Benefits of Practicing Yoga

This ancient practice has a place in modern medicine. Yoga, a mental and physical practice that developed in India more than 5,000 years ago, has become popular around the world. Practitioners seek to strengthen their bodies and calm their minds with …

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How to Have a Healthy & Safe School Year

How to Have a Healthy & Safe School Year

Take these steps to help the young students in your life. Public schools have already opened for the new year or soon will. Parents and caregivers can take several steps to ensure their children have a safe and healthy school …

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5 Summer Sun Safety Tips

5 Summer Sun Safety Tips

Enjoy outdoor activities this summer without putting your health at risk. The summer months bring picnics, sporting events, and days by a cooling pool. But they also bring an increased risk of overexposure to the sun and heat. Perhaps the …

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Fireworks Safety: 101

Fireworks Safety: 101

If you’re using fireworks, do it right. For many of us, celebrating the Fourth of July means enjoying a professional fireworks show. Some people also like to create their own show at home. Oklahoma law bans the use of bottle …

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Common Warning Signs Men Shouldn’t Ignore

Common Warning Signs Men Shouldn’t Ignore

Men experiencing any of these symptoms should consider seeing a doctor. For many men, seeing a doctor is the last thing they want to do. Men are less likely than women to see a doctor regularly or have routine checks …

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Tips on How to Keep Your Home Safe

Tips on How to Keep Your Home Safe

Reduce the risk of injury or even death in your home. Our homes are places of comfort and rest, but hazards in them can pose serious health risks. Each year,  thousands of people die from household accidents, including about 2,000 …

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What You Should Know about Food Allergies

What You Should Know about Food Allergies

Here are the foods most likely to cause an allergic reaction. Imagine loving a certain food, such as shrimp, and knowing that just one bite of it could kill you. That’s the sad reality for about 15 million Americans who …

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Vision Healthy

5 Tips for Keeping Your Vision Healthy

Preserve your eyesight with these helpful tips. Good vision is something you barely notice until it's compromised. Unfortunately, a common sign of aging is the deterioration of your eyesight, whether you're struggling to see things close up or at a …

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