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The Food and Relationship Connection

by Lori Sciame July 19th, 2024

Most readers understand the overwhelmingly good feelings that correspond with finding a a special someone to love. Even if one has been in a relationship for quite a while, he or she will surely remember the first few months after

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Retirement Changes Relationships

by Lori Sciame July 12th, 2024

A man walks out his office door for the last time after 33 years of employment.  Even though he's excited about not having to wake up each day at 5:30 am, and he professes he won't miss being on call 24/7, he still feels wistful that he has reached the end of his career as a police captain. "Everything changes," he thinks to himself as he places the last box

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Staying Active Counts

by Lori Sciame July 5th, 2024

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that 80% of American adults do not get the recommended amount of exercise each day. This fact will have tragic consequences on the health status of the US population, including increased cases of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. As outlined in a May, 2013 CBS News article, "physical inactivity can lead to obesity and Type 2 diabetes, according to the

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  • It’s No Joke, Guys

    by Lori Sciame June 28th, 2024

    As long as I can remember, comics have made fun of prostrate and colon/rectal exams. I envision the countless comedy skits involving a smiling doctor carefully putting on a "rubber" glove while saying, "bend over" or "cough loudly." To add to the comedic moment, the male patient has a horrified look on his face as he stands there whimpering and

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  • Men Need to Monitor Health

    by Jessica B. June 21st, 2024

    If you are an average American man, chances are you only see a health care professional when you are ill or concerned about symptoms, but for many, it is too late. Well visits are an important part of your overall health.

    This month is Men's Health Month, and well visits are an important part of maintaining health,

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  • Lower Back Pain: Common Problem

    by Kimberly Hays June 14th, 2024

    Lower back pain is a common condition. It affects 90% of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. It is also a symptom, and not a disease, and most often, actually 80% of the time, a physical examination cannot determine the cause. Usually when no specific cause is found, the pain dissipates over time on its own.

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