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Featured Articles Why You Should Explore Integrative Medicine Integrative medicine is the crossroads between traditional medical practices and alternative, holistic therapies. Here's how it works for patients. Featured Pediatrics How to Choose Your Pediatrician Looking for a pediatrician? Follow these steps to find the right provider for you and yours. 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. Primary Care How to Spot a Stroke: 5 Sure Signs and 4 Life-Saving Letters Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. Simply knowing what to watch for and what to do can save a life. Internal Medicine How Much Exercise Do I Actually Need? Americans are more sedentary than they should be. Getting the recommended amount of physical activity each week has big health benefits. Internal Medicine What's the Best Diet for Weight Loss? Diet trends come and go. New research shows the best diet plan is the one that works for you. Primary Care Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or Naproxen: Which Pill Is Right for Your Ills? These medications are commonly used as cure-alls. But each one can offer relief for certain symptoms and at different ages. Primary Care The Most Common Skin Rashes You Get as a Grown-Up The rashes you get often change as you age. Before you try home treatments, understand what's behind the break-out. Primary Care Relieving Chronic Stress Can Improve Your Health A build-up of stressors can lead to long-term symptoms and more serious health issues. Adopting healthy behaviors can prevent them. Pediatrics 5 Healthy Habits That Help Prevent Childhood Obesity The things you learn as a child can last a lifetime. Teach your kids how to live an active, healthy lifestyle to avoid the effects of obesity. Family Medicine 10 Fireworks Safety Tips to Avoid an Accident Since the fireworks laws in Iowa changed, you can light off much more than a pack of sparklers. Practice these safety habits to avoid ending your celebration in the ER. Primary Care All the Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking Today As soon as you stop smoking, your body begins to repair all the damage. And the sooner you quit, the better your health.
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