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  • Back to School Health Tips

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    Break out the lunch boxes and the three-ring binders, back-to-school season is upon us again! Amid the mad dash for backpacks, pencil cases and the rapidly approaching school bus, it’s easy to forget about the health concerns of going back to school. Back-to-school time is also prime time for germs and bugs; an enormous number […]

  • Tick Bites & Lyme Disease

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    Normally found on deer, mice, and other small rodents, deer ticks feed off the blood of their hosts with a typically harmless bite. Some ticks, however, seek out a larger animal for its meal and attach to unsuspecting humans and/or their pets. These deer ticks often act as a vector for Lyme disease, which can […]

  • Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac Treatment

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    Knowing how to avoid exposure to poisonous plants such as poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac is the difference between a summer of fun outdoors and a summer of itchy, red, and irritated skin. The leaves and stems of these plants are coated in a thin layer of oil called Urushiol. This oil causes an […]

  • 5 Gluten Myths Debunked

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    While there is a lot of talk about the ‘universal health benefits’ of going gluten-free, there are many aspects of the lifestyle that most people are still unsure or unaware about. We believe that there is some truth out there, but that it is also important to clear the air on some of the bigger […]

  • Avoid Stomach Troubles While Overseas

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    Strolling the streets of Paris or taking in the scenery in the Greek islands are great ways to spend a summer vacation abroad. But with all the memories you’ll be making, don’t make the mistake of getting sick. Going abroad comes with its own set of health dangers, and the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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