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11/14/2017

Across the country, men are retiring their razors for 30 days and raising money through Movember to increase awareness and funds for Prostate Cancer, and multiple organizations are committing resources to other important men’s health issues.

Whether you are a man yourself or you have an important man in your life, here are four important things to know about men’s health and wellness.

10/03/2017

Smoking is a bad habit. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Well, there are cigarette butts…

If you’re thinking of butting out for good, you’re making the right choice! Smoking cessation can happen and it will take hard work, strength, and discipline. However, the ultimate reward is worth it. Are you ready for better breathing, extended life and overall great oral health? If so, here’s how to quit smoking. 

10/03/2017

There are headaches and then there are migraines. Headaches are a painful inconvenience that can be treated with over-the-counter pain medication. Migraines, on the other hand, require you to stop what you’re doing immediately and brace yourself for impact.

09/21/2017

Drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, play a large role in our overall well-being. For some people, a once daily oral medication can help regulate their blood pressure. For others, anti-depressants can allow them to enjoy life. Regardless of whether you are taking a drug to quit smoking or an oral contraceptive, you should know about drug-drug interactions.

What are drug-drug Interactions?

08/15/2017

It has been just over fourteen years since I have retired from competitive sport.   The years have flown by and I have loved all the excitement and variety that life has brought, including the arrival of my two children, Greta, 13, and Easton, 10.  I have broadcast five Olympic Games, and continue to be involved in sport at the international, national, and grass roots level. 

07/11/2017

It’s a moment we all fear: when your doctor enters the room, closes the door, and says, “I have some bad news.” Learning you have a serious illness or condition can be devastating, but the emotional and psychological turbulence you experience following that initial shock can often make you feel worse. But they don’t have to.

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