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JUNE 2012
Want to Look Younger and Live Longer, Respect the Sun
What if I told you that I can make you look ten years younger and greatly reduce your chance of getting cancer? No gimmicks, it is as simple as limiting your sun exposure. Dr. Gene Saylors explains.
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Q & A: Normal Worry or Chronic Anxiety?
It's not uncommon to worry about a deadline at work or to get nervous about a party that you're hosting. But worry that goes on and on can signal the medical condition chronic anxiety. How can you tell if your worries are out of hand? See if you have these other symptoms, too.
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Help Your Child Avoid Swimmer’s Ear
Summer is nearly here—a great time to be in the water. It’s also a time when kids are more likely to get swimmer’s ear. Find out how to help your child avoid this painful infection.
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Make Your Marriage a Heart-Healthy One
Sharing is beneficial in a marriage—unless what you share are risk factors for heart disease. Find out what recent research says about the relationship between spouses’ heart health and what you can do to reduce risk for both of you.
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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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Free Breast Cancer Screening
Ladies, join us for an evening of good breast health. This event is focusing on providing clinical breast exams to women regardless of health coverage. Board certified doctors will perform clinical breast exams on site. To qualify you should be 20 years or older and not have had a clinical breast exam in the last 12 months. Thursday, June 28, 5:30 - 7 p.m., St. Francis Hospital in Ambulatory Surgery. Registration is required for the clinical breast exams. Call 402-CARE.

Healthcare on the Go
Get medical information when and wherever you need it with iTriage, a free mobile healthcare app developed by doctors. iTriage combines health information with GPS and mapping technology to help you find care whether you are traveling, at work or close to home. You can check symptoms and conditions, look up treatments and medications, find a doctor or ER near you or schedule an appointment all from your smartphone.

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