Primary Care

Expert opinions and insights on methods to ensure you and your little ones grow up healthy and strong

  • How to put a stop to strep in your family

    How to put a stop to strep in your family

    Take these basic precautionary measures to prevent streptococcal bacterial infection from spreading.

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  • Is elderberry the tool you need to fight the common cold?

    Is elderberry the tool you need to fight the common cold?

    Learn more about this popular ingredient in over-the-counter cold treatments.

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  • Red meat linked again to heart disease risk

    Red meat linked again to heart disease risk

    Research has found that people who eat red meat produce more of a chemical byproduct called TMAO which has been linked to heart disease.

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  • Wellness at Work: How to avoid compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout

    Wellness at Work: How to avoid compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout

    Occupational wellness can be a unique challenge for caregivers. How can we best take care of ourselves while caring for others is our job?

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  • Adjusting lifestyle to fatty liver disease

    Adjusting lifestyle to fatty liver disease

    In the United States, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common form of chronic liver disease, and the number of people diagnosed each year is steadily increasing.

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  • Judge for yourself: RBG's workout is fabulous

    Judge for yourself: RBG's workout is fabulous

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  • 3 ways to avoid triggering the post-holiday blues

    3 ways to avoid triggering the post-holiday blues

    You know the feeling. It starts after all the presents have been opened, the good times ended and the tasty leftovers finished.

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  • Recharge your body with electrolytes (from food!) this winter

    Recharge your body with electrolytes (from food!) this winter

    If health-related New Year’s resolutions have prompted you to spend additional time at the gym this month, you might find yourself sweating more than usual — leading to the loss of valuable electrolyt

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  • HPV and Cancer

    HPV and Cancer

    Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection. According to the CDC, 80% of people will have an HPV infection at some point in their lifetime.

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  • Happiest time of the year can stay that way with safe driving

    Happiest time of the year can stay that way with safe driving

    Hundreds of live are lost due to drunk drivers every holiday season. Protect your family on the road by following the rules of the road and never drinking and driving.

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  • Best of the Swedish Blog 2018

    Best of the Swedish Blog 2018

    We've gathered some of the best insights shared with you on the Swedish blog during the past year.

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  • 8 Tips for Keeping Your Healthy New Year's Resolutions

    8 Tips for Keeping Your Healthy New Year's Resolutions

    The start of a new year is the perfect time to set goals for a healthier you. As we ring in 2019 together, let's set ourselves up for success by following these eight tips for a happier, healthier...

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  • Don’t sleep on community-acquired pneumonia

    Don’t sleep on community-acquired pneumonia

    Community-acquired pneumonia can strike quickly. Seek medical care immediately if you experience symptoms.

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  • How to host a healthy holiday

    How to host a healthy holiday

    Here’s how to host a healthy holiday get-together without overindulging.

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  • How to pack for a healthy trip

    How to pack for a healthy trip

    Having a happy trip is often a matter of preparation. By planning ahead, you can pack most of what you’re likely to need to stay healthy abroad.

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  • How to be ensure your best health while at college

    Colleges are in session and students are back on campus,which often means living away from home for the first time. It is a really exciting time in the life of a young person and also presents...

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  • Screening for Colon Cancer: Is there an alternative to a colonoscopy?

    Screening for Colon Cancer: Is there an alternative to a colonoscopy?

    There is an effective alternative to the standard colonoscopy. It is easy to use and requires no special prep or dietary restrictions. Starting at age 50, routine screening for colorectal cancer...

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  • Great American Smokeout

    Every year on the 3rd Thursday in November smokers across the country participate in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. It is a date to come together and say ‘no’ to tobacco on a...

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  • 6 ways to make time for yourself when you have no time

    6 ways to make time for yourself when you have no time

    Here are six tips to help you make more time for yourself and your health despite a busy schedule.

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  • Chief of Pediatrics explains why you should get your flu shot

    The 2017-18 flu season was one of the most deadly in decades - more than 80,000 Americans died last year from the flu, almost 200 of them were children. Every year we see young, healthy people...

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