Benefits of a Healthy Diet

It’s important to eat a healthy diet because eating the right foods can keep you healthy now and later on in life. Foods that are especially healthy include: Fruits and vegetables – Eating fruits and vegetables can help prevent heart disease and strokes. Eating them might also help prevent certain types of cancers. Try to…

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Screening for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is low bone mass and skeletal fragility, resulting in decreased bone strength and an increased risk of fracture. The majority of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis have bone loss related to estrogen deficiency and/or age. Early diagnosis and quantification of bone loss and fracture risk are important because of the availability of therapies that can…

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Wintertime Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds can occur more frequently in the colder months when the nasal blood vessels are irritated by the drier, cooler air outside and warmer dry air inside. Though the mucous membrane lining of your nose creates a natural barrier, fluctuations in temperatures with little to no moisture in the air dries out the membrane. Subsequently,…

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