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8.09.2017

When’s the last time you thought about preparing your will? Did you actually have it done, or did you think about it and then decide to put it off?  

7.26.2017

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

Almost everyone has had (or knows someone who has) bad breath. Termed "halitosis" in medical jargon, bad breath has a number of identifiable and often correctable causes. Unfortunately, the flavored gums, mints, and mouthwashes available in the local pharmacy provide only temporary improvement and do not generally address the underlying cause. Let's look at some of these causes and possible solutions.

7.19.2017

Telehealth has made huge strides in popularity over the last few years, but do you ever wonder if it's safe? I’ve been using it for about 8 years and have heard success stories from hundreds of people who use it. Still, there are those who haven’t used it and ask me the same common questions.

7.01.2017

This is a guest post by Dr. Val Jones who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.
In medical school I learned the first rule of surgery: "Eat when you can, sleep when you can, and don't mess with the pancreas." 

7.01.2017

Do you consider yourself a savvy healthcare consumer? I do, but a couple of summers ago, I made some mistakes that cost me $905 – and it could’ve been much worse! Here’s my story and hopefully it will help you, too. 

It was time for my annual mammogram and my doctor thought it would be good for me to have one additional diagnostic test based on some issues I was having (I’ll spare you the details – you’re welcome!).

Mistake #1

6.28.2017

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

I'd venture to say that almost 100% of adults have noticed puffiness or swelling in their legs at some point - so what is going on? 

6.20.2017

Are you a vacation planner or more of a “go with the flow” traveler? Either way, summer is a great time to take off and enjoy the sights and experiences the world offers. Whether you’re a planner or not, a few tips to ensure staying healthy is part of your vacation agenda can make a BIG difference.

6.14.2017

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

Do you remember the scene in Finding Nemo where the fish jam up their aquarium filter to get their dentist owner to clean the tank? That scene always makes me think of kidneys – because without them, our bodies would become rapidly overloaded with waste products, just like that dirty aquarium water! 

Pagination

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