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Tuesday, 06 December 2016 00:00

Stay healthy(ish) during the holidays!

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It’s natural to indulge a bit during the holiday season – the trick is not to let it ‘snowball’ out of control and into the New Year. Just a few simple tips can have you ringing in 2017 happy and healthy!  

As you travel along life’s journey, it can be fun to step back and take a look at how far you’ve come. That holds true in the journey toward better health as well.  

 

Improving your health requires lasting lifestyle changes that affect the way you eat, your activity level, your mindset and your interactions with your doctor. 

Thursday, 06 October 2016 00:00

Freezing The Pain

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Improving patients’ quality of life, increasing their range of motion, and striving to help their days be pain-free following a surgical procedure are goals for all healthcare professionals. Proactive care in the days and weeks following a lumpectomy or mastectomy may greatly reduce both acute and chronic pain as well as minimize a patient’s long-term limitations.  

Getting on the road to good health often is easier than staying on it. Many people today have or are at risk of developing common chronic conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease. Oftentimes, those health concerns prompt them to visit a primary care physician.  

In 2016, our New Kitchen, New Nutrition, New You series puts the focus on helping you get healthier in the kitchen — one ingredient at a time. Each edition of OurHealth will highlight small changes you can make in your food prep and shopping habits that can add up to a major positive impact on your nutrition and health.

Primary care physicians are our partners on the road to good health. They urge us to get our vaccinations and preventive health screenings. They’re the ones reminding us to eat healthy and exercise.  

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 00:00

Breaking The Silence: Domestic Violence

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Breaking the Silence, an OurHealth special feature, explores medical and social issues that can be devastating to the individuals and families they affect. In each feature, we address topics no one wants to talk about. That is, until now.

 

Immunotherapy can offer permanent relief and help prevent more serious health risks.

As winter’s gray, daylight-starved, icy grip slowly fades with each flip of the calendar page toward spring and its promise of brighter days and warmer temperatures, a small segment of the population quietly dreads April’s return.  

Friday, 15 January 2016 00:00

Heart Care: How Far We Have Come

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The evolution of the subspecialty of cardiology is widely considered being responsible for the greatest prolongation of life in industrialized nations. Advancements in science and technology coupled with the expertise of various medical experts in the field have contributed to a significant decrease in heart disease and heart-related conditions. Although heart disease continues to be a leading killer, the death rate by age and impact to population per capita during the 21st century is markedly less than during the 20th century. To learn more about cardiovascular care, OurHealth turned to two Richmond specialists.

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