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Aug

Heat related illness: How to keep your cool

Monday, August 27th, 2018

The summer season is waning but we’re not done with the heat. Hot and humid weather can bring a host of heat-related problems: heat cramps, heat rash, heat exhaustion, heat…

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Aug

Hotel pools and hot tubs may bring health risks

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

You may want to take precautions if you’re planning on swimming or using a hot tub at your hotel on your next vacation. Data released May 18 in the CDC’s Morbidity…

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Aug

Harvard Men’s Health Watch Eggs might help your heart, not harm it

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Two recent studies have found that eggs do not raise the risk of heart disease, and in fact may even protect against it. The first study, published online May 7,…

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Jun

Understanding the results of your colonoscopy Robert H. Shmerling, M.D.

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Colon cancer is among the most common – and preventable – cancers: nearly 140,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer each year in the US and more than 50,000 people…

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Jun

Attention Baby Boomers!

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Baby boomers are falling short in getting hepatitis C screenings. In 2012, the CDC urged the entire generation of people born from 1945 to 1965 to get this simple blood…

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Jun

Men’s Overall Health: The Best Gift For Father’s Day

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Don’t forget, Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. Whether or not you have that perfect tie, power tool or set, or golf clubs picked out, there’s something else you can…

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Mar

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Have you been screened?

Thursday, March 01st, 2018

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Have you been screened? Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, but is also highly preventable…

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Feb

5 simple steps that may help prevent colorectal cancer

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States. It refers to cancer of either the colon, also known as the large intestine, or the rectum, the…

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Feb

Expert advice on how to quit smoking

Thursday, February 08th, 2018

Okay, everyone knows smoking is bad for you, the number one cause of preventable death in the US and the world, a direct cause of lung and heart disease and…

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08

Feb

Vaccinations: More than just kid stuff

Thursday, February 08th, 2018

This is the time of year when it’s important to think about flu vaccinations. And there’s good reason for that! The flu causes thousands of preventable hospitalizations and deaths each…

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