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Will Eating Less Sugar Help Me Lose Weight?

Oct 15, 2019 by Total Access Medical
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Why Financial Advisors Should Refer Clients To Concierge Doctors

Oct 08, 2019 by Total Access Medical
Financial advisors  should coach their clients not only on their finances, but also on their health care options. And, they should be looking for ways to provide a higher level of value-added services to strengthen their bond with their clients. One of the best ways for financial advisors to help their clients is to coach and advise them with regards to their clients health care.
 
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Can Women Lower Their Risk of Breast Cancer?

Oct 01, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Some of the factors associated with breast cancer – being a woman, age, and genetics – can’t be changed. Other factors – being overweight, lack of exercise, eating unhealthy food – can be changed by making the right choices. By choosing the healthiest lifestyle options, all women can empower themselves and make sure the risk of developing breast cancer is as low as possible.

Researchers prioritized the following breast cancer prevention strategies:

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Is Tap Water Safe? Carcinogens Linked To Cancers

Sep 24, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Carcinogens in drinking water could be the cause of more than 100,000 cases of cancer in the United States, according to a recent study.

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Which Health Screenings Do I Need?

Sep 24, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Preventive health screenings offered by your primary care physician can help you catch and further prevent the spread of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer while they are the still in the development stages.

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How Does Depression Alter the Brain?

Sep 17, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Nearly 10% of people over the age of 20 have depression over any given 2-week period. For some people, depression might only be episodic and overcome within a matter of weeks or months. However, for others diagnosed with major depression, the condition could persist for years, affecting their lifestyle and quality of life.

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Wearable Technology Sticks Like Band-Aid and Tracks Health

Sep 10, 2019 by Total Access Medical
Scientists have designed an innovative, wearable tech device that tracks movement, heart rate, and breathing without using any wires, batteries, or circuits. The device sticks to human skin like a Band-Aid.
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More Women Should Be Assessed For Harmful Breast Cancer Genes

Sep 03, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to new recommendations, more women should be assessed for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - the harmful mutations in the genes that can increase risk of certain cancers.

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New Global Guidelines To Reduce Risk Of Dementia

Aug 20, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to the World Health Organization, there are 10 million new cases of dementia every year, and this figure is set to triple by 2050. Although there's no effective treatment for the disease, there's much that can be done to delay or slow progression.

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New Study Shows Increase In Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults

Aug 13, 2019 by Total Access Medical

A new study found that the proportion of adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer under age 50 in the United States has continued to increase over the past decade.

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