Don’t Wait to Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector

QUIZ: DO YOU HAVE A CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR IN YOUR HOME? A)     Yes, of course! B)      Umm, I keep meaning to get one of those … C)      No, but you ...

Staying Safe when You’re in the Hospital

We encourages all of our patients to take an active role in their own care. This includes taking the following steps prior to and during a hospital stay. Be an ...

Encouraging News about Breast Cancer Treatments

In the shower while doing a self-exam, you feel a strange lump on your breast. You get out of the shower and call your doctor to schedule an appointment.   ...


Better Prepared for a Visit to the ER

For many of us, a trip to the Emergency Room can be ...

Halloween Safety – for the Big Kids!

Halloween is right around the corner, and the “kids” are excited! Fact ...

Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by ...

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“The LILI Letter” November 2015

The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter November, One of my favorite months. We celebrate a wonderful holiday that does not distinguish between religious faiths, it is for everyone. Giving thanks for all we have, including a body that does so many amazing things. Thank [...]

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Have A Family History Of Osteoporosis? Here’s What You Should Know

You pick your mother up from the hospital after she breaks her hip. As you talk to her, you realize she didn’t break her hip from the fall, she actually broke it because of a bone condition. She has osteoporosis.   Osteoporosis is a bone disease that weakens your bones and makes them brittle. This [...]

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Can Heroin Addicts be Cured?

Smack. Brown Sugar. Horse. No matter what name you give it, the problem with heroin remains the same: It’s horribly addictive and a growing epidemic.   US Heroin Use 4.2 million: Americans age 12 and older who have tried heroin at least once ~23%: People who use heroin and become hooked on it Source: National [...]

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Is Your Student Athlete Headed For Injury?

Injuries are a part of sports. You get hurt. You get back up. And you get back in the game. At least, that’s what your student athlete has been told. But that might not be the best approach. Young athletes are getting seriously injured in large numbers. Almost 3 million children are seen in emergency [...]

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The Actual Leading Causes Of Death In The US

You do everything you can to keep you and your loved ones safe. You don’t go on rollercoasters. You refuse to get on an airplane. And you’d never go skydiving. Ever. But here’s another consideration: How often do you eat greasy cheeseburgers?   Public hype has conditioned most Americans to be scared to death of [...]

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