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Featured Primary Care FAQ on the Flu: How to Protect Your Family This Flu Season Flu season is upon us. Prevent influenza from spreading through your home with these tips. 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. Allergy Can I Prevent My Baby From Getting Food Allergies? Common food allergies can be prevented early in life if you follow recommendations for introducing allergenic foods to your baby. 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. Gastroenterology 6 Answers to Calm Your Nerves About Getting a Colonoscopy The most common screening for colon cancer is still the gold standard for catching the disease early and preventing it altogether. Cardiology 4 Habits for a Healthy Heart The heart is the most vital organ in the body. When it stops, nothing else can function. Poor heart health can cause that to happen prematurely. These healthy habits can help you prevent it. Pediatrics Frostbite FAQ: 5 Things to Know to Keep Your Kids Safe This Winter Too much fun in the snow has its downsides. Here's everything you need to know to protect little fingers and toes from the cold. Gynecologic Oncology Get a Screen and a Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer Thanks to screening and vaccination guidelines, cervical cancer has become less common and more treatable. Pediatrics Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What You Need to Know About the Polio-Like Disease This mystery illness primarily affects children — and strikes quickly with no known causes or treatments — leading many parents to call their pediatricians out of concern. Physical Therapy Get to the Bottom of Your Balance Issues to Prevent Accidental Falls Millions of older adults are treated for fall injuries each year. Physical therapy and exercise can keep you from becoming a statistic. Family Medicine Why You Should Always Get a Flu Shot — Even If It Doesn't Work When flu season is at its worst, an annual vaccination is your best defense against falling ill with influenza. Internal Medicine Vaccines Give You a Shot in the Fight Against Pneumonia Getting the recommended immunizations for pneumonia helps prevent the illness from reaching its most serious stages.
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