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Lung Cancer Isn’t Just a Smoker’s Disease

Lung cancer is commonly misunderstood as a disease that only strikes habitual smokers. Smoking is in fact the leading cause of lung cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, at least 70 of which are known to cause cancer. People who smoke cigarettes are…
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American Diabetes Association Issues New Recommendations on Exercise Guidelines

The American Diabetes Association wants everyone with diabetes to get up and move around more often. The ADA recently issued new recommendations on physical activity guidelines, among which is at least three minutes of moderate movement, such as walking, side lunges and stretching, every half hour of prolonged inactivity to help with blood sugar management.…
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Avoid Muscle and Joint Discomfort While Holiday Shopping

Squeezing through large crowds and wandering through multiple stores in search of ideal gifts for loved ones can really wear holiday shoppers out. Toting around heavy bags and wearing uncomfortable shoes for extended periods can add discomfort to the exhaustion. Many holiday shoppers, however unintentionally, tend to overexert themselves, and as a result increase their…
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Even Dogs and Cats Can Get Diabetes

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, and more than 80 million are at risk of developing the disease. But this fast-growing public health crisis doesn’t just affect humans. Two of America’s most beloved household pets, cats and dogs, also are prone to diabetes, and pet owners should know the warning…
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Northwest Hospital Completes Upgrades to Operating Rooms, SurgiCenter

The recent completion of improvements to surgical facilities at Northwest Hospital is a testament to the hospital’s commitment to providing top-notch service as well as the constancy of its surgical teams, whose flexibility enabled the hospital to continue providing outstanding operative care amid the renovations. The hospital staff recently celebrated the finalization of a three-year…
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