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How To Not Gain Weight Over The Holiday

Dec 18, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The contents of holiday meals aren't usually part of a low-cal diet, but you can still savor your Christmas dinner and desert without falling off the weight loss wagon. Here are some tips:

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Recent Research: Even Minor Stress Can Impact Long Term Health 

Dec 12, 2018 by Total Access Medical

A recent study, supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health, suggests that even small daily stress factors can lead to health problems later in life.

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Breast Cancer: Overweight Women May Need More Frequent Mammogram Screenings

Dec 06, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings suggest that women with higher BMI may need shorter intervals between mammography screening exams.

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Sleep Apnea in Children Linked To Detrimental Brain Changes

Dec 04, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Sleep apnea occurs when you have obstructions in your airway that interfere with your breathing during sleep. The flow of air can be partially blocked or even completely stopped altogether. It is common in older adults, affecting as many as 53% of men and 26% of women.

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Recent Research: Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer 

Nov 28, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

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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How Do Drinking and Smoking Affect Your Physical Appearance

Nov 22, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Researchers set out to investigate the link between heavy drinking and smoking and visible signs of aging.

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How Can I Increase My Metabolism?

Nov 20, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Metabolism describes the complex processes that regulate how we convert the food we eat into energy. Here's how to boost your metabolism throughout the day. 

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Tips On How To Break Your Carb Cravings

Nov 14, 2018 by Total Access Medical
Nutrition experts say that breaking carb cravings is not about getting rid of carbs entirely but rather cutting back on highly processed fast-acting carbs and eating more high-quality ones that are high in fiber and low in added sugars, such as beans, whole grains, fruit and vegetables.
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Research Shows Minor Stress Can Significantly Impact Long Term Health

Nov 08, 2018 by Total Access Medical

A recent study, supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health, suggests that even small daily stress factors can lead to health problems later in life.

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Dr. Teresa Saris on the Opioid Epidemic

Nov 06, 2018 by Teresa A. Saris, MD
Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers , heroin , and synthetic 
opioids such  a s fentanyl —is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. Dr. Teresa Saris of Total Access Medical offers insight into this nationwide epidemic. 
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