Staying Healthy Between MD Visits

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Wellness exams are important for monitoring your health and detecting any problems early on. But there are also self-care steps to take to protect yourself the other 364 days of the year. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests doing regular skin and body checks. Look…

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Use 'Proper Form' When Practicing Yoga

SUNDAY, April 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Yoga can make you flexible and strong, but it can also hurt you if not practiced correctly, an orthopedic expert warns. Improper technique can lead to serious muscle damage, including strain and overstretching of the neck, shoulders, spine, legs and knees, according to Dr. Brett Freedman. He is…

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Got Asthma? Avoid Allergens

SATURDAY, April 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have asthma, it may help to reduce your exposure to allergens. Previous research has shown that roughly two-thirds of all people with asthma also have an allergy, allergy experts say. “What many people don’t realize is that the same things that trigger your seasonal hay fever…

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