Stroke: Every moment counts

When it comes to a stroke, recognizing the symptoms can make all the difference. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off  When this happens, brain cells can die or be damaged. As a stroke happens, there are signs and recognizing these signs can help increase your chance of recovery. In…
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Understanding chronic pelvic pain

“Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind then even death.”-Albert Schweiter, 1931. During their lifetime, 15-20% of women experience chronic pelvic pain at least once. Most of these women see at least five health care providers and suffer for up to 4-7 years before a diagnosis is made. Chronic pelvic pain (pain in the…
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Keeping your kids well-rested during homeschooling

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on and shelter-in-place restrictions stay in effect, families are settling into a new routine, one that for most allows for more time to relax and spend time together. But all of this extra time at home can also increases the likelihood that children may develop unhealthy habits like excessive screen…
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Essential self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The new norm of social distancing coupled with a possible loss of work and abnormal routines are tremendous pressures, both physically and mentally. Many of us feel pressure to continue to perform at the same level as before, but juggling work full-time remotely (or facing the financial uncertainty of unemployment) while simultaneously caring for family…
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