4 Tips to Keep Your Ticker Healthy

Every month we will be featuring experts from across our healthcare system to share tips and tricks with us on how to live healthier...

Comparing Barium Swallow and Endoscopy

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Bone Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Bone cancer is a tumor of the bone. It is malignant (cancerous) and destroys normal bone tissue. Bone cancer that starts on the bone...

Quiz: Do You Know How to Protect Yourself from Ticks?

Summer is laze-in-the-sun-sipping-lemonade season. It’s barbecue and baseball season. And unfortunately, it’s tick season. These little bloodsucking parasites spread disease — including Lyme disease, which...

Tips for Choosing the Express Care Center That’s Right for You

There was a time when your only choices for medical care were your primary care physician and the emergency room. Today, the widespread availability...

What is an Occupational Medicine Clinic?

The field of occupational medicine (sometimes referred to as occupational and environmental medicine) is a specialty area within preventative medicine that focuses on the...

What is Smoking Cessation?

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Hepatitis Awareness

July 28th is world hepatitis awareness day. The word hepatitis is derived from the Latin prefix “hepa-,” meaning liver and the Greek suffix “-itis,”...

How Can You Avoid Knee Pain When Running?

"Injuries and joint pain are unfortunately common in the sport of running. The knee is a frequent area for pain in a runner's body,...

What is Hip Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the more common of two types of arthritis and generally referred to simply as “arthritis.” This degenerative joint disease, caused by the...

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4 Tips to Keep Your Ticker Healthy

Every month we will be featuring experts from across our healthcare system to share tips and tricks with us on how to live healthier...