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Posted: Sep 23, 2022

Have You Checked Your Balance Lately?

Prevent falls by strengthening balance with these simple exercises

When we’re young, falling down is an important part of learning to get back up. But as we age, even a minor fall can post a serious health risk. However, there are important—and easy—steps you can take to strengthen your sense of balance and reduce your risk of a fall.

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Posted: Sep 20, 2022

Bivalent Boosters to Fight COVID-19

With Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

With the COVID-19 vaccine bivalent booster shots now FDA-approved and locally available, SMH Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo explains how they work, who should get one, and when experts say the next COVID-19 wave will hit.

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Posted: Aug 30, 2022

All About The Adam’s Apple

Is that a laryngeal prominence in your throat or do you need the Heimlich?

What is an Adam’s Apple and what does it do? Does everyone have one or is it just you? Rhymes aside, learn more inside.

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Posted: Jul 5, 2022

Cancer-Related PTSD: What to Look For, How to Help

By Michael Sasser, PharmD

Surviving cancer can be a very traumatic experience—and that experience doesn’t necessarily end with your last treatment. Read on to learn more about how post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors, what to look out for, and how to find help.

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Posted: Jun 28, 2022

Dr. Claw’s Handbook for Firework Safety

By Dr. Manus Claw, TNT

Take it from Dr. Claw—fireworks can be as dangerous as they are fun. Here are some top tips and Rules of Thumb to help your Independence Day celebrations go off without a hitch… or an injury.

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