Alzheimer’s/Brain Awareness Month

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month — a time to shine a purple light for the millions of individuals living with Alzheimer’s. Especially during the month of June, Brashear Family Medical invites you to help by mobilizing friends, families, neighbors, co-workers and customers to help bring an end to Alzheimer’s disease.

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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of skin color, gender or age. In fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. While these facts may be alarming, skin cancer is mainly a behavioral disease, so it is highly preventable.

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American Stroke Awareness Month: Care/Recovery for Stroke Survivors

Stroke affects everybody differently. Many stroke survivors continue to improve over a period of time, sometimes over a number of years. Stroke recovery involves making changes in the physical, social and emotional aspects of your life. You will make changes to prevent additional strokes, as well as to facilitate your life-long recovery.

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American Stroke Awareness Month: Stroke Prevention, Signs and Symptoms

May is American Stroke Awareness Month. During a stroke, every minute counts! Treating the patient quickly can lessen the brain damage that stroke can cause. Knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke allows you to take quick action and possibly save a life — maybe even your own.

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How to Survive the Spring Allergy Season

Many can hardly wait for the arrival of Spring, following the cough, cold and flu season, cold weather and being cooped up indoors from the cold. However, along with the warm weather comes the pollens and molds that plague those of us with seasonal allergies. This article will discuss a few ways you can beat the allergies and survive the Spring allergy season.

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Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is crucial for those seeking a healthy lifestyle. There are numerous consequences of not getting enough sleep, from high blood pressure to memory loss. Make sure to get at least seven hours of sleep every night to keep yourself alert and energized to take on the day. This article will discuss a few helpful tips for getting a good night’s sleep.

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How to Better Manage Your Stress

Stress reduction is a crucial aspect of a healthy lifestyle, just like diet and exercise. Here are a few tips to help you keep your stress levels under control.

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Planning, Enjoying and Sticking to a Nutritious Diet

Developing healthy eating habits is not as confusing or as restrictive as many may imagine. It’s not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, healthy eating is about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health and stabilizing your mood. You are not alone if you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there. Using these simple diet tips, you can cut through the confusion and learn how to create a tasty, varied and healthy diet that is as great for your mind as it is for your body.

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How to Better Manage Your Stress

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Reducing stress is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, just like diet and exercise. Here are a few tips how to better manage stress and keep your stress levels under control.

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New Year, New You? Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

New Year Healthier Lifestyle

Make 2017 your healthiest year yet by boosting your health and well-being with the following tips!

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