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10 Proven Strategies for Easing Anxiety

Take control of racing thoughts and your spinning mind with these natural strategies for reducing anxiety. Occasional anxiety and nagging feelings of worry are a normal part of everyday life. In fact, about 18 percent of adults in the U.S. will experience anxiety, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Though you can’t always ...

2018-05-10T14:42:04-07:00News and Stories|

Are Your Loved Ones Due for a Prostate Screening?

No one wants to think about their friends or family members battling prostate cancer, but being prepared is the best way to protect their health. Early detection is a critical part of successful treatment, and it depends on regular screenings — especially for men with elevated risk. Too often, myths and misconceptions keep men from ...

2019-01-14T13:44:30-07:00News and Stories|

How Often Do I Need a Mammogram?

Keeping your joints healthy and strong can help you stay active. As you age, the cartilage around your joints can wear or break down. This can trigger arthritis, a joint disorder that causes pain and stiffness due to inflammation of one or more joints. However, you can take steps to protect your existing cartilage and ...

2019-01-14T13:44:30-07:00News and Stories|

I Have a High-Risk Pregnancy — Now What?

Don’t panic: High-risk pregnancy simply means that you or your baby may need extra care during pregnancy and delivery. There are many common reasons your doctor may identify your pregnancy as high-risk. Among the most common: Diabetes Infertility issues Obesity High blood pressure Age Lifestyle Some pregnancies even start out as normal but progress to ...

2019-01-14T13:44:30-07:00News and Stories, Share|

Is Dementia Preventable?

Experts say that one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, hypertension and depression. This remarkable fact was part of a report by the first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care that was presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017 and published in The Lancet. ...

2019-01-14T13:44:31-07:00News and Stories|