Protect your skin

After a long winter of being stuck indoors, people are looking for more ways to get outside and stay active. As everyone continues to practice social distancing, it’s also important to remember to protect your skin. Even though it’s healthy to get a bit of sun exposure each day; it’s just as important to take the necessary precautions to protect your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation by using SPF 30+ sunscreen. With more than …

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FAQs: Cancer and the COVID-19 Vaccine

We understand that people who have, or have had cancer, have many questions about getting vaccinated, and we are here to help. Below are the answers to commonly asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and cancer. For more general information about the COVID-19 vaccine, please read our COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs page.  Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine as a cancer patient? Yes, COVID-19 vaccines should be given to all cancer patients when they are eligible to receive the vaccine. …

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The 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Misplacing your car keys, calling your neighbor by the wrong name or forgetting to buy bread at the grocery store are common memory lapses. But with age, forgetfulness happens more often, and it’s easy to begin questioning what’s normal — like if it’s a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, which is a term to describe the loss of cognitive functioning. Over time, Alzheimer’s can lead to an inability to …

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Return to Sports With Heart Conditions

It might be difficult to resume a sport or fitness routine after an accident. It might feel like a life-or-death decision to do so after being diagnosed with a cardiac disease. To ease some of that worry, we’ll go through the most recent recommendations for returning to sports or activity for four distinct types of cardiac conditions: Heart murmurs Genetic heart diseases Congenital heart disease Coronary artery disease Consult your cardiologist for guidance on when …

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