Monthly Archives May 2015

Kidney Top 10

Original post by The GW Medical Faculty Associates        One in every three Americans is at risk for kidney disease. Not only is kidney disease common, it can also be deadly.  If you don’t know much about the topic, now is a great time to get informed. Take a few moments to focus on kidney health and treatment. (BTW—this is number 1 of the Top 10.) Certain lifestyle changes can help promote healthy kidney function. Your doctor may prescribe a well-balanced diet low in cholesterol, sodium, processed foods and sugar. Get plenty of physical activity. Stay hydrated. Avoid
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MIPC’s Summer Guide to Sun Safety: The Basics

by Kelly Thelin, MIPC PA-C You may be surprised to know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, which is why year round skin health is extremely important. However, now that beach season is upon us, understanding how to protect your skin from the damaging effects of the sun is required summer reading. There are several reasons why we should care about our skin. Cancer is the most concerning, but other issues like wrinkles, age spots, dehydration, and heat stroke are more often of more imminent concern. So how can we protect ourselves? First and foremost, do
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