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Facts about Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects an estimated three million Americans and 1 in 100 people worldwide. While there is currently no known cure, with early detection and proper treatment individuals with celiac disease can lead a healthy life. What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that results in digestive […]

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Stiff Neck: Causes & Care

Aches and pains are part of life—caused by everyday activities, overuse, illness, and often amplified during cold weather and increased with aging. A common complaint is stiffness and pain in the neck and shoulder. What does a stiff neck feel like? When we have a stiff neck, we often feel soreness which makes it difficult […]

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Flu Season Facts

As the weather grows colder and the days shorter, flu season has already made its appearance. While the flu normally spreads most rapidly from December through March, according to federal health data, we are already seeing an early surge in cases and experts are warning that this year could be worse than previous years. According […]

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The A, B, Cs of Early Eye Exams

Did you know that up to 80% of classroom learning involves a child’s vision? This even includes nursery and preschool aged children. Sometimes parents believe a child is too young for an eye exam because he/she can’t read an eye chart, but this could not be further from the truth! Let’s discuss the process and importance of early […]

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Heart Murmurs in Children

Although the name is unsettling, heart murmurs are common in childhood and usually the normal sound of a healthy child’s heart. What is a heart murmur? A heart murmur is a sound that is heard when listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Heart murmurs can be heard in normal people and, in fact, most […]