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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so today we want to talk about this cancer and the signs and symptoms to be aware of for early detection and prevention. There isn’t a singular cause of oral cancer; however, there are various risk factors that could make a person susceptible to this disease. It doesn’t come […]

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April is Occupational Therapy Month, and if you’ve ever wondered what occupational therapy is and how it could possibly help your aging loved one, keep reading. To begin, occupational therapists work with people of all ages to help them live independent and productive lives despite emotional, developmental or social problems. Occupational therapy shouldn’t be confused […]

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For the past several years, Pennsylvania has led the nation in confirmed Lyme disease cases. With more than 12,000 reported cases in 2016, Pennsylvania had more than triple the cases of runners-up New York (4,002) and New Jersey (3,850). With approximately 9,000 confirmed Pennsylvania cases in 2015, it is clear that this problem is increasing […]

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According to the American Heart Association, 47 million Americans have metabolic syndrome. What is it exactly? Let’s find out. Metabolic syndrome is essentially a cluster of risk factors that include abdominal fat, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and high blood sugar. The combination of all of these risk factors can cause serious health problems, including […]

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