Monthly Archives: March 2012

Combating Childhood Obesity

Healthy eating and physical activity are keys to your child’s well-being. Eating too much and exercising too little may lead to excess body weight and related health problems that may follow them as adults. Here’s how to help your family … Continue reading

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Rethinking Varicose Veins

Many people consider varicose veins to be simply a cosmetic issue, so they delay treatment or avoid it completely. The truth is, untreated varicose veins can progress to a more serious form of vein (venous) disease called chronic venous insufficiency … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Certified Athletic Trainer When Diagnosing a Concussion

Certified athletic trainers (ATC) do more than watch a sporting event from the sidelines or tape athlete’s ankles.  They are health care professionals trained to work in a variety of settings and with many different types of people – not … Continue reading

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Make the most of your child’s annual checkup

Between winter colds and springtime sprains, you may feel as if you qualify for frequent-flier status at your child’s pediatrician’s office. But while your child may have had ample face time with the doctor this year, don’t forget to schedule … Continue reading

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