The link between chronic disease and hearing loss: Are you at risk?

The link between chronic disease and hearing loss: Are you at risk? (ARA) – Hearing loss isn’t a harmless condition to be ignored. In fact, hearing loss often coexists with other serious health problems. And a growing body of research indicates that there may be a link. Studies show that people with heart disease, diabetes,…

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Tips to prevent illness this winter

Tips to prevent illness this winter (ARA) – The colder winter months are notorious for sniffling noses, deep coughs, achy bodies and fevers. It’s cold and flu season, which means it’s a good time to reduce your exposure to germs and stock up on supplies that will help you escape any illnesses, or at least…

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Five ways to avoid costly repetitive stress injuries

Five ways to avoid costly repetitive stress injuries (ARA) – Some may think that injuries in the workplace only happen to those who work high-intensity jobs like construction workers, firefighters or police officers. But you’re probably unaware that sitting at your computer and typing – something you do every day – can leave you at…

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Distinguishing the difference between fact and fiction this flu season

Distinguishing the difference between fact and fiction this flu season Nurses separate fact from fiction so you can stay healthy this flu season (ARA) – It’s that time of year again – flu season. The weather is turning colder and the sweaters are coming out of the closet, along with the sniffles, coughing, sneezing, sore…

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Decipher a headache’s clues to determine most effective treatment

Decipher a headache’s clues to determine most effective treatment options (ARA) – Nothing ruins a perfectly fine day quite like a headache. The pain can be impeding, disorienting and sometimes even nauseating. Roughly 45 million Americans suffer from recurring headaches, according to the National Headache Foundation. However, not all headaches are created equal. There are…

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