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Handwashing Awareness

December has many health awareness initiatives, including National Handwashing Awareness Week. Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent yourself and your family from getting sick. It is important to wash your hands often, especially during these key times

COPD Awareness

November is National COPD Awareness Month, an internationally-recognized event held annually to enhance exposure around COPD. What is COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)? COPD is the name for a group of diseases that restrict air flow and cause trouble breathing

Our West Delray Location is Opening!

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We are excited to announce that our second location on the SW corner of 441 and Atlantic Ave will be OPENING on Friday, September 6th at 8:00 am! Our hours will be identical to our original location on Military trail,

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The Dangers of Vaping

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Recently, there has been a trend of switching from the traditional cigarette to vapor cigarettes. One contributing factor may be due to the notion that vapor smoke has fewer carcinogens. Although the levels of carcinogens are less, there are other

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Flu Season

The 2017-2018 flu season was the deadliest season in over 40 years. Last year, Anne Schuchat, the acting director of the CDC stated that “hospitalizations from the flu are now the highest that we’ve seen in nearly a decade”. By

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Hypertension: High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a “silent killer“. The reason it is known as a silent killer is that it works behind the scenes to cause damage, meaning you may not feel sick. Hypertension is a common disease amongst adults in

The Problem with Medications

Medications are a progressive factor of our healthcare society. They are helpful surrogates to our health. However, with the increase in medication availability there is an increase in the pill burden on the patient. Nowadays it seems there is a

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Summertime

Watermelon…Raspberries…Mangoes…They’re back in season!? That means it’s Summertime! School has ended for Palm Beach County students, teachers, and other professionals working for the school district. Bathing suits, sunglasses, and sunscreen are making their way to the forefront of our closets

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May is Melanoma and Skin Detection and Protection Month

May is the health awareness month that accentuates the importance of protecting your skin. In South Florida, May already starts feeling like the summer, so precaution is necessary. In South Florida, precaution is always necessary given the increased amounts of

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month The skin is the human body’s largest organ, and it is quite amazing. It is durable, regenerative, and can handle the wear and tear of everyday life. However, it is not immune to infection and

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