December 2020

Can This Sharp Pain be a Hernia? – Here are 3 Important Questions Answered

By |2022-03-18T13:37:08-05:00December 9th, 2020|Emergency Medicine, Internal Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Having a hernia can be oh so painful! But how do you know it’s not just a pulled muscle? The most common form of hernias occur in males, where you’ll typically feel it bulging out of the groin or scrotum. It will first feel like a round, small lump, and it may grow in size [...]

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Dark Chocolate: It’s Delicious but Is It Good for Us?

By |2022-03-18T13:37:28-05:00December 1st, 2020|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Needing a chocolate fix is nothing new. Cacao beans, the beans used to make chocolate, have been around for a very long time. The beans were consumed by Mayan civilizations as early as 500 AD. They were later used by Aztecs to make a spicy, bitter drink. It was only in the 1800s that the [...]

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November 2020

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week is December 1 – 7: What to Look For and How You Can Help

By |2022-03-19T11:24:06-05:00November 30th, 2020|Internal Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are no strangers to many Americans. In fact, more than 700,000 Americans have Crohn’s disease and more than 750,000 Americans have ulcerative colitis. Because IBDs are so common, it is important to dedicate a week to building up the IBD community, spreading awareness, and educating others on symptoms to look out [...]

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Warts 101: Where They Come From and If You Should Seek Help

By |2022-03-19T11:26:21-05:00November 24th, 2020|Children & Youth, Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Warts come in all different colors, shapes, and sizes, and they can show up anywhere on your body. While anyone can get warts, they are most common in kids, likely because their immune systems are still developing. Although warts can get in the way or be unpleasant to look at, they don’t cause any health [...]

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Talking to a Loved One On Their Declining Health: 4 Necessary Tips

By |2022-03-19T11:26:44-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

We all have someone in our life that we would do anything for, whether it’s a friend, partner, child, parent, grandparent, or mentor. When someone important to us isn’t taking care of themselves and their health, it can be challenging to know how to help. What do you do in that situation? How can you [...]

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Natural Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

By |2022-03-24T15:59:04-05:00November 19th, 2020|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

If you’re tired of suffering from painful menstrual cramps every month, you’re not alone. More than half of women report pain and needing medications during their cycle. Perhaps your doctor put you on birth control in hopes of reducing the pain. But if you’re looking for natural remedies that might help, here are a couple [...]

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November 17th is Take a Hike Day – Here are Trailheads in Tyler, TX

By |2022-03-24T16:19:42-05:00November 17th, 2020|Daily Living, Local Tyler, Wellness & Nutrition|

In addition to the popular holidays in October and November — Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Thanksgiving — there is a lesser known one: National Hiking Day. This holiday serves as a reminder to get out for some fresh air during the season that makes it so easy to sink into the couch.  Hiking [...]

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Fall Football – 4 Healthy Game Day Recipes

By |2022-06-28T09:21:12-05:00November 9th, 2020|Daily Living, Holidays, Wellness & Nutrition|

Fall is officially here! As the leaves start to change, it reminds us of drinking hot cocoa, corn mazes, sitting by the fire, and above all,  football season. Although most of us won’t be able to catch a game from the bleachers this year, we can still enjoy game day from home. We’ve compiled a [...]

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October 2020

Why Prepare Your Own Meals? 3 Reasons to Avoid Eating Out Regularly

By |2022-03-24T16:28:28-05:00October 28th, 2020|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

If you want to maintain a healthy lifestyle, one of the best ways to get there is to avoid eating out on a regular basis. Why? When you eat at a restaurant, there’s no telling what's in the food or if the meals were prepared safely and/or properly. You won’t have to ask yourself: “What [...]

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4 Reasons Why Allergies Get Worse in the Fall

By |2022-03-24T16:28:55-05:00October 26th, 2020|Daily Living, Internal Health, Virus & Respitory, Wellness & Nutrition|

Ever notice that your allergies start acting up as summer ends? Congestion, sinus pain, watery eyes, fatigue and itchy throat start creeping back as fall sets in. If you think your allergies get worse in the fall, it's not just your imagination. Keep reading for a look into why this is so common as the [...]

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