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Environmental Allergies:

It’s that time of year! While we welcome the longer days and lush blooms along the landscape, many of us suffer from the allergies that are a result of it. It is a very common problem with at least two out of 10 Americans suffering from it. Many things cause an allergic response, and not all of it is seasonal either. This time of year is particularly bad for those who suffer from the pollen of trees, weeds and grass. However, there are many different allergens out there, including dust mites, molds, pet dander and cockroaches, that can persist year round.

Posted on 16 April 2015 | 7:29 pm

Allergic Rhinitis – More Than Just a Nose Nuisance

For the one in six Americans with allergic rhinitis, it is more than just a prolonged cold; it is a chronic disease that needs proper medical management. Allergic rhinitis occurs when an individual inhales something they are allergic to, like pet dander or pollen, and then the inside lining of the nose becomes inflamed, resulting [...]

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 3:37 pm

Breaking the Silence on Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The good news is that in the last decade there has been unprecedented progress in reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death rates in the U.S. by 3 percent in both men and women has annually. These improvements are the result of cancer prevention and early diagnosis through screening and better treatment modalities.

Posted on 17 March 2015 | 4:14 pm

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Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions.

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