Health News You Can Use
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Debunking Common Sleep Myths
The “rules” for getting a good night’s sleep are endless: Get a solid eight hours every night; Don’t eat before bed; Avoid caffeine after two in the afternoon—you know exactly what I’m talking about. But you’re probably also wondering if all of these little tips hold any truth to them. - Read More
The Benefits of Breastfeeding
For years, proponents have praised breast-feeding as being more beneficial than bottle-feeding. A recent study suggests that bottle-fed babies may not lag too far behind in terms of their health and development, raising questions among mothers who simply want to know what’s best for their baby. So does this new research change the game? - Read More
Urgent Care Centers vs. Emergency Rooms: Where Should You Go?
If you’re experiencing a medical issue, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where to go. Does a broken arm require a trip to the emergency room (ER) or can you visit a local urgent care center? What should you do for high fevers? With the multitude of choices, it’s easy to become confused. - Read More
Why Women Should Visit the OB/GYN Every Year
You may only need a Pap test once every three years, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect your OB/GYN during the time in-between, either. There are a lot of health benefits to visiting your doctor at least once a year. - Read More