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Why isn’t my doctor giving me an antibiotic?

It is common for people to think that their doctor will prescribe them an antibiotic to “cure” their cold, flu of bronchitis, and they are surprised when their doctor does not. The truth is health care providers should not and usually do...

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WHAT IS PREDIABETES?

Prediabetes, or glucose intolerance, means that your blood sugar is higher than normal but it’s not yet high enough to be classified as Type II diabetes. Still, without intervention, prediabetes is likely to become Type II diabetes in ten years...

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WHAT ABOUT VITAMINS??

There is ever changing information about vitamins, based on conflicting data from large studies.  Here are some bullet points: ◊  Based on newer, large studies, calcium and vitamin D do not seem to prevent bone fractures.  Therefore, it is no...

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HAVE YOU HAD YOUR SHINGLES VACCINE?

Shingles can be a terrible thing.  Shingles is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus that causes a blistering rash along one part of the body as it attacks a nerve root coming from the spinal cord. The rash is...

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IS ALLERGY TREATMENT RIGHT FOR YOU?

We now offer allergy testing and immunotherapy (allergy shots).  If you are tested and found to have multiple allergies, you might be a candidate for home allergy shots.  Rather than visiting a specialist office 2-3 times a week for several...

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