Health & Wellness

Heart disease has developed quite the reputation, but not for anything good. of course. When you think of heart disease, what comes to mind? That it’s the number one killer of both men and women, or maybe that it’s something that you only have to worry about when you’re older.

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Dr. Janice Pressley Gynecologist

Uterine fibroids (“leiomyomas” in medical terms) are very common benign tumors of the uterus. They are not cancer and don’t become cancer. At least 50% of all women will have fibroids by age 50, and that percentage may be as high as 80% among black women.

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If you remember one thing about the month of December, remember this: it’s a marathon, not a sprint. The holly-jolly festivities have already begun (and it’s only the first week), including everything from gift shopping, and menu planning to attending family gatherings and festive office parties, and the fun won’t stop until the New Year. While all of this holiday cheer is what makes this time of year so special, nothing drains your energy faster.

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Dr. Aliu Sanni

Did you know 10-20% of Americans have acid reflux disease? For many, it is an annoyance that occasionally happens if they eat the wrong food or drink too much coffee. However, for others, it can be a more frequent and serious problem that needs medical attention.

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Paige Havens

As concussion research continues to expand beyond athletes and sports injuries, there is growing evidence that these traumatic brain injuries are linked to a multitude of populations that experience a complete change in life trajectory as a result of undiagnosed or improperly treated injuries. Traumatic brain injury is associated with multiple, often overwhelming, challenges that can derail the person’s efforts to live a healthy, productive life.

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