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The Importance of Hepatitis C Screening
While there are vaccines for Hepatitis A and B, Hepatitis C has no cure to date. If untreated, Hepatitis C can cause liver issues including cirrhosis. Learn how to prevent risky behavior that could possibly cause Hepatitis C.
What causes your allergies?
As the weather warms up, the sniffling and sneezing associated with allergy season begins. Seasonal allergies occur when your immune system becomes sensitive to something in your surrounding environment caused by an overreaction to an allergen in the air.
Taking the necessary steps to help prevent colon cancer
Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the United States, and one of the most preventable. It is important to understand the reason for colon screenings and identify ways to lower your risk of developing colon cancer
Healthy heart habits
February is American Heart Month, a time of year devoted to educating Americans on ways to lower their risk of developing heart disease.By making healthy choices daily, you can greatly decrease your risk for developing heart disease.
How to battle the flu
Are you feeling flu-like? If so, you are not alone. North Texas is currently one of the worst areas for influenza in the country as hundreds of people are suffering from the flu or flu-like symptoms.