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11.08.2017

Will you be buying gifts online this season? If you're like most people, you may buy groceries online every week. But, when the holidays come around, we increase our buying activity with sites we don't always utilize and while we're on the go. 

11.01.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

How can we combat skin that becomes dry, thin, and inelastic as we age? Dr. Val shares her final tips with us below. If you missed her previous post on what happens to aging skin, you can read here.

There are some products and procedures that can help to slow or reverse the aging process to some degree. 

10.25.2017

What’s your favorite thing about Halloween? Whether you like the fright factor or just prefer the cute and sweet, we’re sharing a few tips to help make the night fun and safe - while being {somewhat} mindful of good health.

10.17.2017

Did you know it's Domestic Violence Awareness Month? It’s a topic that continues to need our attention and support. Here are a few stats compiled by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) that may surprise you…

10.11.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

Did you know that up to 56,000 Americans die of the flu each year, and as many as 710,000 are hospitalized because of it? The flu is a dangerous viral illness that can be lethal, or cause complications that range from pneumonia to inflammation of the heart, brain, and muscles. The good news is that flu vaccines can reduce your risk of getting the flu, and the virus tends to circulate through March, so it's not too late.

What are the most common flu symptoms?

9.26.2017

Has your family been hit with the increasing cost of medications? Many of us are impacted by prescription prices. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 47% of Americans have used a prescription drug in the last 30 days, 21% have used three and 10% have used five or more drugs.

9.20.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.

If I asked you how to improve the size or shape of your muscles, you would probably say 'lifting weights,' and you'd be right. Muscles grow when they are first broken down with forceful exercise, and then they repair themselves in an effort to meet the repetitive challenge. Interestingly, the skin operates on the same principle – to see an improvement in it, you have to trigger that change with an external stimulus. Optimal skincare takes work, especially as we age. 

9.13.2017

Do you find your mind turning at night when you need to be resting? We’ve all experienced this from time to time. Maybe it was in the middle of a big project at work, or while dealing with a stressful family issue (like your unpredictable teenager). But, if it’s an ongoing problem, you should take it seriously. Not getting enough rest impacts your health — and your creativity!

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