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Registered dietitian, Nicole German Morgan, advises not to hang onto refrigerated leftovers for longer than seven days; for fish and cooked meats, that shortens to no more than four days. “Don’t forget to label all of your leftovers with the … Continue reading

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Feeling sore from lugging a heavy handbag or briefcase all day? Exercise physiologist, Bill Boland, shares tips to reduce the damage carrying heavy bags can have on the body. Walk Tall – Keep the shoulders down and your head up, … Continue reading

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Carla Williams, of Vinings Surgery Center, answers a reader’s question about ThermiVa®. Q:What is ThermiVa®? A: ThermiVa is a new device that delivers heat deep within the skin to reduce urinary leaks and incontinence, improve sexual satisfaction and increase the body’s natural … Continue reading

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Flossing your teeth daily can make your arteries younger and keep your immune system young by reducing oral bacteria that would otherwise circulate through your bloodstream, increasing inflammation, heart disease, stroke, arthritis and more. “Daily flossing adds an average of … Continue reading

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By David Martin, RN, CEO and President, VeinInnovations Diabetes comes with so many complications: vision problems, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, potential kidney failure and nerve damage. It truly affects the body from head to toe. On top … Continue reading

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By Amy Meadows With May being National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Monday, May 4 being recognized as Melanoma Monday by the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer awareness should be at the forefront of your mind this month. To … Continue reading

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Driving home from dinner, you glance over at your husband, and you know something isn’t right. His right arm appears limp – paralyzed , even. His speech is slurred and his mouth is drooping. What’s happening. The First Minute During … Continue reading

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By: David Martin, RN, CRNFA Happy 2015! So many of us start each new year with a new commitment to fitness and health. This year, I invite you treat a foundational part of your fitness program – your legs and … Continue reading

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Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a disease caused by the Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV). Dr. Angelica De Lisa from Piedmont Physicians at Roswell Road explains the risks, causes and symptoms of this disease. VZV is the same virus … Continue reading

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By Maiysha Clairborne, MD The body is a symphony, constantly regulating itself with hormones such as cortisol, thyroid, testosterone, estrogen and progesterone, to name a few. They work together like an orchestra, and when one instrument is off, the entire … Continue reading

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