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What Are The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation?

Nov 12, 2019 by Total Access Medical

If you're not getting enough sleep, it could have significant impact on your day-to-day and long-term health. From mental health to how our bodies store fat, recent research is adding to evidence that illustrates how much sleep deprivation can, and is, impacting health.

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What Are The Signs Of Breast Cancer Other Than A Lump?

Nov 05, 2019 by Total Access Medical

A breast lump or mass is just one of the possible signs of breast cancer. Breast cancer can cause several additional changes to the skin on and around the breast.

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Explained: FSA and HSA For Concierge Medicine

Oct 29, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) plans are like personal savings accounts. However, the funds in the accounts can only be used for qualifying medical expenses, which cover everything from insurance deductibles and copays down to supplies such as bandages, crutches, and contact lenses.

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Can You Ward Off Cancer With Exercise?

Oct 29, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, studied the effects of physical fitness on lung and colorectal cancer. 

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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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