Monthly Archives: March 2022

7 tips for choosing a primary care doctor

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(BPT) – How well does your primary care provider know you? Do they see you at least once a year? Maybe during these last few years, when health has been at the forefront, you renewed your efforts to see this critical caretaker more regularly. A primary care provider is more than just a provider. Over…

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How to learn more about a complication of cirrhosis

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(BPT) – An estimated 4.5 million people in the U.S. have chronic liver disease (CLD). In 2019, CLD and Cirrhosis were a bigger driver of mortality than stroke or diabetes in adults 25-54 years old. And chronic liver disease is on the rise. Mortality from chronic liver disease associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)…

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Breathe easier and enjoy spring thanks to expert allergist tips

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(BPT) – Spring is a stunning season full of life as plants grow, flowers bloom and the sun shines. The downside of this abundance of beauty is seasonal allergens. Pollen from all those growing and blooming plants spreads via warm breezes and can make you feel awful. “Allergic rhinitis, commonly called hay fever, has been…

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