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Take Your Cholesterol Levels to Heart with a Cholesterol Test

Posted on January 26, 2017

Many people aren’t aware that they have a heart problem until they suffer a sudden heart attack. But you can reduce your risk of that heart-stopping scenario by getting your cholesterol checked on a regular basis. Having your cholesterol checked can ensure that you have normal cholesterol levels and a healthy heart. Unfortunately, many people don’t want to spend the… Read More

Wake Up to the Serious Health Risks of Sleep Problems

Posted on January 19, 2017

Millions of Americans suffer from sleep disorders, with sleep problems afflicting 24% of men and 9% of women. But sadly, a whopping 99% simply close their eyes to their dangerous sleep problems instead of seeking sleep disorder treatment. But sleep problems do much more than cause too many sleepless nights. For example, one of the most under-diagnosed sleep disorders is… Read More

Take Heart in Research Findings on Flu Shot and Heart Disease

Posted on January 12, 2017

The healthcare industry has long prescribed flu vaccinations to increase a person’s shot of avoiding influenza. But now studies are showing an additional value of these vaccinations in the way they reduce the incidence of heart-related maladies like heart attack and heart disease. MD Now takes your health to heart by serving as a quick and convenient source for flu… Read More

Your Most Searched Health Topics in 2016

Posted on December 29, 2016

Although you should never use Google to diagnose yourself, people worried sick about some of the year's biggest health topics took to the internet searching for answers.  Here's a look at the top search trends on WebMD for 2016: Zika—In February, the World Health Organization declared the mosquito-borne virus to be a "public health emergency of international concern." Most of the locally… Read More

Florida Flu Risk Goes Up as Snowbirds Come Down

Posted on December 13, 2016

Every fall, Florida’s flu season arrives with the arrival of Northern residents who escape the cold and snow in their Southern second homes. These Northerners are locally referred to as “snowbirds” and they stay in sunny Florida from the fall to the early spring. While they receive a warm welcome from Florida’s year-round residents, few consider that the millions of… Read More

Don’t Suffer the High-Priced Insurance Surprise Waiting at the ER

Posted on December 8, 2016

The hospital emergency room is known for long waits and high fees, but many people needing medical care still head to the ER because they think their insurance will cover all of the costs. But crowds of patients and hours of waiting aren’t the only headaches that await you at the ER. People are often shocked to learn that many… Read More

Protect Your Child’s Health by Following the Recommended Vaccination Schedule

Posted on December 1, 2016

Each year, thousands of American adults and children are sickened, hospitalized, and die from diseases that could have been easily prevented by having the proper vaccination. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to protect your child from getting sick. Health experts say that one of the best ways to protect children from serious diseases is by… Read More

Winning Tips on How to Prevent Sports Injuries

Posted on November 24, 2016

Millions of people endure painful athletic injuries every year. Many of these injuries require some sort of sports injury treatment. The most serious athletic injuries demand sports rehabilitation therapy, usually at a sports injury clinic. No one wants to experience common sports injuries, so it’s important to be aware of how to prevent sports injuries from happening in the first… Read More

Don’t Sneeze at the Importance of Hand Washing for Flu Prevention

Posted on November 17, 2016

Flu season is at hand, so it’s important to know how to prevent the flu to keep your family healthy. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular hand washing is one of the best flu prevention tips you can follow. Washing your hands on a regular basis… Read More

Work On Preventing Common Work-Related Injuries

Posted on November 10, 2016

Working hard can be hard on your body since many accidents and injuries happen on the job. These work related injuries can cause great pain and long-term health problems, and possibly prevent you from working or living an active lifestyle. There are many types of work related injuries, with a large number of people suffering some sort of back injury… Read More

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