Category: Medical Tips

an empty kayak sits at the edge of a lake beach

August 4, 2023

Vibrio Bacteria Infections: How to Protect Yourself

Follow these tips to stay healthy around salty water and raw shellfish.

Injury Prevention, Medical Tips

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female traveler sleeps across a cluster of seats at an airport, uses her suitcase for a foot rest

August 1, 2023

Tips for Dealing with Jet Lag

Traveling to another time zone? Sleep and light will be key.

Medical Tips

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Boy sits on bicycle, wearing a helmet and sunglasses. He drinks a bottle of water. There is a sun flare in the top right of the photo, indicating a warm, sunny day.

July 11, 2023

3 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

High temperatures and humidity can be dangerous, especially for at-risk people.

Medical Tips, Safety

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Young woman sits on couch, holding different medicine/vitamin bottles to read the labels

July 7, 2023

Taking a Supplement? Ask These 6 Questions

Your doctor can help you maximize benefits and avoid risk.

Medical Tips, Wellness

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Male health provider helps a older male patient into a MRI machine

June 26, 2023

Tips for Staying Calm During an MRI or Another Imaging Scan

Knowing what to expect can reduce anxiety.

Anxiety, Medical Tips, Radiology, Stress Management

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mother watches young son play with a tablet while sitting in airplane seats, both are wearing face masks

November 15, 2022

3 Tips to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

Keep the season merry with these infection prevention tips.

Cold and Flu, Coronavirus, Medical Tips

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midshot of man and woman using a laptop while woman holds smartphone in hand

August 26, 2022

Google Doesn’t Know What Your Symptoms Mean

Keep these tips in mind the next time you search for health information online.

Medical Tips

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Older couple sits on a couch, husband's hands on wife's shoulders as she talks on the phone

July 22, 2022

Cancer Patients: Know When to Call Your Healthcare Team for Help

Infections and illnesses can be more severe in people with cancer.

Cancer, Medical Tips

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graphic of woman covering mouth with stars circling her head [dizzy]

November 12, 2018

Is Motion Sickness Making Travel a Nightmare?

Here’s how to deal with it.

Medical Tips

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lightning strike in the night sky

August 8, 2018

7 Ways You Could Burn This Summer, Other Than in the Sun

Wearing sunscreen is important, but it won’t protect you from these other dangers.

Burn Care, Medical Tips

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Older man standing in a town square, wiping brow while holding a water bottle

June 19, 2018

How to Stay Safe in Blazing Heat

The very high temperatures we’re having this week can be dangerous, but heat-related illness is preventable.

Health, Medical Tips, North Carolina

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January 15, 2013

Medical Emergency? You Are in Expert Hands

Of all the medical specialties, emergency medicine may be the most demanding. Emergency physicians work any time of the day or night. In a single shift, they may see dozens of patients in a hospital emergency department. And while other specialists are expert in one field of medicine, emergency physicians are highly trained to treat all manner of diseases and injuries...

Medical Tips

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