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Keep your employees healthy

People often use “flu” to describe a mild cold or illness, but there’s nothing mild about the flu. The timing of flu season is very unpredictable and can vary from season to season.

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Cholesterol plummets after giving up bread

The other thing that is often forgotten is what you changed your diet to. If you ate overall fewer calories, you may have lost a few pounds, and sometimes that can have a big beneficial effect on cholesterol.

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Saturated fat versus unsaturated fat

Fat can be confusing as it pertains to diet. If asked to describe fat in a single word, many people might be inclined to say, “Bad.” However, fat is more complicated than that and is actually an essential component of a healthy diet.

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To Your Good Health

By Keith Roach, M.D. Signal Contributing Writer Taking antibiotics before dental work — I have a stent, but also a knee replacement, for which I

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Sunglasses buyers’ guide

Blue skies and ample sunshine help makes summer special. Come summer, many people spend more time enjoying recreational pursuits and everything seems a bit more

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Hydrate and refresh dry skin

Dehydrated skin is among the many causes of facial wrinkling, which also can be caused by smoking, environmental factors and UV exposure. Aging skin doesn’t

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Its allergy season

Due to heavy rainfall this winter, plants are growing and spreading pollens in the air. In spring time mainly, trees and grasses pollinate. Among the

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Is Acupuncture for Real?

DEAR DR. ROACH: You have mentioned acupuncture as a treatment for several conditions. I have read otherwise. How strong is the evidence for its use?

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To Your Good Health

MEDICATION DOESN’T STOP VERTIGO’S SPINNING I have a terrible case of vertigo. I’m not sure what causes it or what I can do to prevent

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To Your Good Health

Persistent Cough Can be Tricky to Treat I went through many tests for a cough that lasted for 30 years. No treatments worked. The only

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