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Learning About Lung Cancer Risks

Although the risk factors of lung cancer are well-documented, it remains the second-most common type of cancer in both men and women, not including skin cancer. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, making it an opportune time to learn more about the disease and reducing your risk of developing it. Skin cancer notwithstanding, lung cancer

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Dealing With Diabetes

Because diabetes can affect a number of major organs within the body, it’s important to understand what the chronic disease is and what can be done to prevent it. Diabetes – the seventh-leading cause of death in America – is a disease affecting how the body turns food into energy.

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Learning About the Virtues of Physical Therapy

October’s designation as National Physical Therapy Month serves as the perfect time to raise awareness about using physical therapy in place of opioids as a method of treating chronic pain conditions. The American Physical Therapy Association states that a physical therapist is a licensed health care professional who are able to assist patients with pain

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Taking a Step Toward Lower Drug Prices

Some drug prices should be lower for patients following recent changes to physician-administered and Part B medications. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in August that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will have the ability to use step therapy for these prescriptions in a manner that serves to reduce costs and improves care

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Start Living Better During Healthy Aging Month

Aging is inevitable. Staying healthy while aging may not be, but it is definitely possible with some effort. September is Healthy Aging Month, an opportune time to improve your health as you grow older. The month, in its second decade of existence, focuses on the many ways we can celebrate healthy living throughout the second

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Trimming Down Problem of Childhood Obesity

September’s designation as National Childhood Obesity Month is a time to address the growing health epidemic in America and what can be done to address the problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in six American children are obese. Being overweight can create a variety of health conditions in youth

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Preventing Pest Problems

Sometimes it seems as if pests such as mosquitoes and ticks exist solely to ruin humans’ fun during the summer. Unfortunately, both insects thrive in Ohio, but there are a number of preventative measures you can take to minimize the risk of disease acquired from their bites. The clock is ticking on pest removal The

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Get Educated on Back-To-School Vaccines

Getting immunizations is as much a part of the back-to-school routine as buying school supplies. August has been designated as National Immunization Month, so Superior Med is reminding parents that now is an opportune time to learn about the vaccinations their children may need prior to the new school year. The Ohio Department of Health’s

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Thinking Beyond Burgers and Brats

This summer, fire up the grill topped with a variety of healthy options that will make you forget about the burgers and bratwurst for a while. Try these chef-approved recipes for ideas on how to mix up your grilling menu for family and friends this summer. We promise they won’t mind. Caribbean Pork Tenderloin with

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Summer Safety Tips

Sometimes we have so much fun in the summer that we forget to take the necessary precautions to protect ourselves properly. Here are some ways to enjoy the great outdoors with a dose of common sense and planning to have plenty of safe fun this summer. Keep Bugs at Bay Insects can ruin a good

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