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Family Medicine Vaping is No Longer Just a Teenage Trend — It's a Health Crisis There's nothing cool about the health effects of e-cigarettes. The nicotine, toxic chemicals and cancer-causing ingredients are downright dangerous. Cardiology Don't Have a Stroke: How to Prevent this Disabling Event from Happening to You. Most people have seen the damaging effects of stroke — droopy facial muscles, muscular spasms, difficulty walking, speech and language problems, and challenges eating and swallowing. Internal Medicine Gluten-Free Diets: Facts of the Fad Despite food marketers' attempts to convince you otherwise, a gluten-free diet is only a healthier option for three groups of people. Pediatrics The Not-So-Sweet Ways Added Sugar Can Harm your Body Sugar supplies a steady source of energy for your body. Too much of a good thing can have negative health effects. Family Medicine 7 Ways to Arm Yourself Against Ticks and Lyme Disease Ticks carry an inflammatory illness that can cause arthritis, neurological disorders and heart disorders. Protect yourself this tick season with these prevention tips. Patient Stories Prostate Cancer Survivor Continues to Educate and Advocate As men, learn what you can do to prevent the second-most common cause of cancer deaths. Cardiology Know the Score: Calcium Scoring Scans Your Heart for Hidden Dangers A quick scan of your heart identifies your risk for cardiovascular disease and heart attack. Pediatrics Protecting Children from Summer Sun & Bugs Most parents know that it takes just one sunburn during childhood to significantly increase their child's risk of developing skin cancer later in life. They're also aware of the rising incidence of insect-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease and West Nile virus. Travel Medicine Clinic Traveling Internationally? Here's a new, easy way to get the vaccines you need. Cardiology What Does Sex Have To Do With Heart Disease? Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. - and men and women share in it pretty much equally. Cardiology Cholesterol: Now Just One Piece of the Heart-Risk Puzzle Whether or not you need to be on cholesterol-lowering medication is no longer tied solely to your cholesterol numbers.
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