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A Head Start on Digestive Health

By Dr. Laura Picciano If you are 50 or older, please speak to your doctor about screening for colorectal cancer.  Most patients are asymptomatic in the early stages of this malignancy, so the benefit of early detection is clearly valuable.  There is also a focus at this time on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis at [...]

Posted on 20 June 2014 | 3:22 pm

Five Tips to Keep Your Vacation Healthy

Its vacation time, and most of us are looking forward to a trip that will allow us to relax and “get away from it all.” However, many people are worried about what they bring back after they get away: extra pounds. Here are five simple tips to help you navigate your vacation in a healthy way.

Posted on 19 June 2014 | 7:06 pm

Safe Summer Fun in the Sun

Sunshine! Water Ice! Picnics! A jammed Highway 42 and THE SHORE! It’s that time of year again! But with all the sunshine and warmth headed our way, it is important to remember that unprotected fun in the sun means damage caused by ultra violet (UV) rays. Without protection, UV rays can cause DNA damage to important cells within your skin such as pigment-producing melanocytes.

Posted on 19 June 2014 | 4:56 pm

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Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk

And get some exercise.

Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information

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Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests.

Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors.