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In the doctor's office, emergency room and hospital, we are always on the lookout for high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Unfortunately, in the United States, hypertension is a common … more
Adequate hydration is essential for growing babies, toddlers and kids. As with adults, water is necessary for their body's daily activities. Because of their smaller size, though, children are more … more
Walter Gardner knew his life was at risk: Nearly 100 pounds overweight, he had developed Type 2 diabetes and needed several prescriptions. Traditional medical appointments had little effect on the … more
Q: I've suffered from atrial fibrillation for several years now. I recently read that overall heart health could reduce the risk of the condition. Is it too late for me, considering I've already been … more
The next time you head to the drugstore to buy sunscreen, don't forget to pick up some sunglasses, too. That's because both products work to protect your body from the sun's damaging ultraviolet … more
As more and more Medicare patients take advantage of the free annual wellness visits and personalized prevention plans offered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), older Americans are discovering a … more
Q: I had several concussions when I was younger due to various sports activities, not to mention one singularly bad bike ride. Now I read that a single concussion can raise the risk of Parkinson's … more
WINCHESTER, N.H. — Kelly Milot, APRN, has joined the Department of Family Medicine in the Winchester Clinic at Cheshire Medical Center. At Cheshire, each family medicine patient is assigned a … more
Are your feet happy?Our feet hit the ground first every morning. They are so important to everything we do, but it is easy to ignore them. Many times we cram them into shoes that don't even resemble … more
The first of a new class of drugs to prevent migraines was approved last week. The medication, called Aimovig, reduces the frequency of migraines among those severely afflicted, but the drug rarely … more
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