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Health

A gut check for heart-healthy living
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
While heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, keeping your cholesterol in check may keep you out of such statistics. High total cholesterol remains one of the top culprits in putting Americans at risk for this disease that kills 600,000 men and women every year. In fact, according to a report by the
 
Ask Dr. Swiner: Update on preventive care
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
I was honored to have the opportunity to speak with the congregation of Mt. Level Missionary Baptist Church last weekend. They held a health conference on cancer prevention and detection, and we had a wonderful and informative time. I primarily focused on the new recommendations on screening for the most common cancers that affect Americans, and
 
Be vigilant when caring for elderly relative
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
There is good news for the estimated 66 million Americans who have become a caregiver for a loved one and the 43.5 million of those who provide care to someone over the age of 50. While the role can be daunting, with access to the right information and resources, it is possible to make the responsibilities – and the stress that can accompany them
 

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