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    6 Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep

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    A third of adults in the United States report getting less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night, according to the CDC. And while the occasional restless night may be nothing more than a minor setback, chronic sleep deprivation can be dangerous and detrimental to your health, says Mon Health Pulmonary Care Pulmonologist … Continued

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    Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Awards 2019 Scholarships

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    In 2002, Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) created the M. William Adler Healthcare Scholarship to honor the late William Adler, a Weston businessman, historian, and long-time member of the SJMH board of directors.  The scholarship organizers knew that with Adler’s love of education and the local hospital, a scholarship was the perfect way to honor … Continued

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    West Virginia 1 of 3 States to Require Childhood Vaccinations

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    While some states allow for exemptions, West Virginia remains one of three to require child immunizations regardless of religious or personal objections. Currently, any child entering a public school or state-regulated child care center must receive immunizations for chickenpox, hepatitis-b, measles, meningitis, mumps, diphtheria, polio, rubella, tetanus and whooping cough. Vaccines save lives. According to … Continued

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    8 Ways to Manage Period Cramps

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    Your period might be the culprit in a few seriously uncomfortable symptoms each month—and for more than half of all menstruating women, painful cramps are one of them. Fortunately, according to Mon Health OBGYN, Dr. Kerri Hall, women suffering from period cramps have many available options to manage symptoms and cope with pain. “Menstrual cramps … Continued

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    Can drinking vinegar lower glucose levels for type 2 diabetics?

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    From weight loss and food preservation to medicinal and disinfectant properties, vinegar has a long list of health claims and sworn benefits. While science has yet to back some of them, many studies show that its use in lowering blood glucose may actually hold truth. Researchers in a study published n the Diabetes Care journal … Continued

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    Testicular Cancer? When You Should See a Doctor

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    By the time a man hits age 50, his chances of developing testicular cancer drops to less than 1 percent. That doesn’t mean men shouldn’t pay attention to signs and symptoms of a potential, growing  health issue, says Urologist Jaschar Shakuri-Rad. “While testicular cancer is rare, early detection is important in boosting your chances of … Continued

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    3 Steps to a Healthier On-the-go Breakfast

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    In between getting dressed, packing lunches and keeping the kids on schedule, mornings can feel chaotic. While a wholesome morning meal sounds like an impossible task, Mon Health Medical Center Dietitian, Robin Redd, takes the brain work out of a healthy breakfast by offering simple tips that even the busiest of families can enjoy. “A … Continued

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    Stonewall Jackson Hospital Infusion Center helps patients through difficult times

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    Circumstances have been difficult for Judy Piercy the last couple of years. She suddenly became a widow, and a year later, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Yet she is a positive, friendly person who speaks well of the many people who came forward to support her during her lowest moments. Just a few years ago, … Continued

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    The Keto Diet—Is it worth the hype?

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    The keto diet has become a popular way to lose weight —but is it worth the hype? Mon Health Diabetes Education Coordinator, Andrea McCarty, explains the science behind keto and why it may not be the most effective way to keep the weight off. Everywhere you look, low-carb lifestyles are growing in popularity among those … Continued

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    5 Simple Ways to Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

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    Colorectal cancer, also referred to as colon cancer, is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It’s also one of the most preventable types of cancers, says Mon Health Oncologist Vaibhav Verma. “Colorectal cancer can be one of the most preventable and treatable cancers—if caught early,” said Dr. Verma. “Taking steps to … Continued