Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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Freelance health writer

The Chikungunya Virus: What You Need to Know

We know that mosquitoes carry and spread several diseases. You have probably heard of West Nile Virus. The chikungunya virus has been around for awhile, but, it has not appeared in the United States until recently. The large majority of people who have this virus got it when traveling outside of the country but within the past few weeks two... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
healthgal

healthgal, Health Guide

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Medical and lifestyle columnist

Is Your Local Firefighter in Fitness Fighting Shape?

I think most of us consider firefighters our heroes.  They are the ones ready to face any size blaze to save lives and property.  If you’ve ever experienced a home fire (I have) then you know the rush of fear that overwhelms you as you see your property engulfed in flames.  Or maybe you’ve been a bystander watching as... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

The Relationship Between Self-Focus and Anxiety

Every so often we all give a little time over to the way we feel. Sometimes it’s an awareness of the way we are thinking and perhaps a flash of insight into our emotional state. Then there are the physical things like our heartbeat or breathing, various aches and pains and so on. It’s a perfectly normal process but if self-attention... Read moreChevron
Penelope James

Penelope James, Health Guide

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10 Ways to Have a Healthy Sex Life

If your 2009 was anything like mine, you’re probably feeling like you’re stumbling, rather than gliding, into a new year.  While passing through a transition phase, I like to reflect on where I’ve been and set goals for where I’m going.  Maintaining good health will always be a goal of mine.  Though... Read moreChevron
Charlotte Grayson, M.D.

Charlotte Grayson, M.D., Health Pro

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Internist

Five questions to ask your doctor about suppressive therapy

I see a lot of patients who take suppressive therapy with no clear understanding of why they are taking it, what the goals are of suppressive therapy and most concerning ... taking the WRONG dose!   I also see patients who suffer through multiple terrible outbreaks of herpes who have NEVER HEARD of suppressive therapy!   Here's a... Read moreChevron