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Cocktail Calorie Countdown

This chart, with information from the National Institutes of Health, provides a rough idea of how many calories are in cocktails, based on recipes from some popular bartender guides. If you—or your bartender—pour with a heavier hand, as many people do, that can easily double or even triple the calories (as well as cause you […]

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Know Your Diabetes Risk: November is Diabetes Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, and 1 out of 4 don’t know they have diabetes. Those are sobering statistics because the risk of death for adults with diabetes is 50% higher than for adults without diabetes. Knowing the prevalence and dangers of diabetes are compelling incentives to schedule an […]

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Cut the Blue Light at Night

If you have sleep problems and often use a digital device during the hours before bedtime, see if it has a night mode setting and turn it on. This setting limits blue light exposure by shifting the colors of the display to the warmer end of the color spectrum. Blue light from sunlight and most […]

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Achoo! Coping with Fall Allergies

If you find yourself sneezing and coughing in the fall, you could suffer from fall allergies. Get a full allergy evaluation and a treatment program that will provide some relief.

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“Oh, My Aching Back!” Low Back Pain Relief and Prevention

Just about everyone has experienced some level of low back pain. It’s one of the most common reasons for missed work and decreased levels of physical activity. If it happens to you, making an appointment with Dr. Stochel, our sports medicine physician, can be an important first step in recovering from and preventing future pain. […]

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