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Inside This Issue
MARCH 2011
Tips on How to Initiate Healthier Lifestyle Habits
Stephen Murk, MD of SeWee Internal Medicine, Roper St. Francis Physician Partners, includes a few suggestions on how to initiate healthier lifestyle habits and, most importantly, stick with them throughout the year.
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IBS Symptoms Often Controlled with Lifestyle Changes
You may have heard of the terms "spastic colon" or "nervous bowel." But the real name of this condition is irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. What's the difference between this and garden-variety stomach upset? Time, and these symptoms, will often tell.
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Learn What’s Hidden in Your Meals
Do you know what you ate for dinner last night? The answer may surprise you. Many of the foods we consume are filled with dangerous additives that can lead to allergic reactions.
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Health Tip: When You Sweat All the Time
Becoming drenched with sweat during an intense workout is to be expected. But what if you constantly sweat, even without exertion?
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People Who Weigh Less Now Qualify for Gastric Device
The Lap-Band gastric banding device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for people who are less obese than previous candidates, device maker Allergan said.
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Recipe of the Month

Recipe ImageYou want to eat healthier, but you love those good ole recipes passed down from generation to generation. From appetizers to desserts to good nutritional tips, each month a yummy recipe will be featured as our 'Recipe of the Month'. Each recipe has been modified for healthier eating and living.
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Colon Health 101
Dr. Marc Noble will discuss recommended screening guidelines and the latest information on prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer. Join us Monday, March 21, 6 p.m. at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital Mall Classrooms 1 & 2. For more information or to register, call (843) 789-1760.

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