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Mar 13,2019

This is a guest post form Dr. Anita Bennett MD with eDoc America

Mar 11,2019

Are you a vacation planner or more of a “go with the flow” traveler? Either way, it's always great to take off and enjoy the sights and experiences the world offers. A few tips to ensure staying healthy is part of your vacation agenda can make a BIG difference.

Mar 05,2019

When’s the last time you donated blood? Unless you’ve been in a situation where blood donation was life-saving, or a group you belong to hosts a blood drive, perhaps you’ve never given it much thought. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. Stats show fewer than 10% of us who could donate blood actually do it. Yet, someone needs blood every 2 seconds in the United States!

It’s obvious that donating blood is a huge health benefit to others. But, did you know there are also health benefits for the donor? I’m sharing 4 health reasons to become a donor…

Feb 25,2019

Today's blog is a guest post by Dr. Anita Bennett, M.D. of eDocAmerica.

We have known for many years that high blood pressure increases your risk for a variety of conditions, including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, vascular disease, and vision loss. We have also known that older adults with longstanding high blood pressure have some atrophy, or shrinkage, of the brain. 

Feb 20,2019

Got the winter blues? Trouble sleeping at night? Can't find the sunshine even when the sun is out? You might need to check your Vitamin D levels!

About a year ago, I discovered my Vitamin D was "critically low." A simple bottle of Vitamin D3 from the local store and one week later, my symptoms had all subsided. Wow! Could it really be that simple?

Today, I'm sharing 3 things I learned from my Vitamin D deficiency journey...

Feb 13,2019

Did you know that women are less likely than men to survive their first heart attack? …that the signs of a heart attack can be different for women than for men - especially when under the age of 55? Watch this funny video with some serious info…

Feb 06,2019

Are you considering LASIK surgery? Maybe you've worn glasses or contacts for years, like me. I got glasses in the 2nd grade. Let me just say that 30+ years ago, the options for children's glasses all had one thing in common: oversized! 

 

Now, I'm 8 years post-LASIK and reflecting on my tips to determine if it's right for you….

Jan 30,2019

 

Today's blog is a guest post by Dr. Ken Davidson, M.D. of eDocAmerica.

Around six million people go to the emergency department each year with chest pain.  In many cases, the determination has to be made as to whether the chest pain is due to a relatively minor condition or to a life-threatening process.  Often this means making the distinction between heartburn (a gastrointestinal condition) and angina or heart attack (heart-related conditions), since these can all present with similar symptoms. 

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