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Overcoming Mental Health Stigmas

By Mary Beth Alvarez, MD

Every year, one in five Americans experiences a mental health issue. Even though many people are affected by these conditions, talking about them remains somewhat taboo.

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Should You Get a PSA Test for Prostate Cancer?

By Scott Johnson, MD

PSA is a protein produced by cancerous and noncancerous tissue in the prostate gland, which is located below the bladder in men.

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Three Health Issues Men Can’t Ignore

By Erin O’Tool, MD

Our society often expects men to be tough and ignore pain. But pain is often the body’s way of saying something’s not quite right. Being a tough guy can lead to health issues later in ...

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Annual Exams: Are They Really Necessary?

By Gregory Buran, MD

Countless American adults have been told they need to get an annual wellness exam to stay healthy. But new recommendations suggest you don’t need to check in with your doctor every year.

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Four Reasons Your Back Hurts

By Carley Sauter, MD

Strains are one of the most common causes of back pain, but there are several other conditions that can also sideline you from your daily activities.

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What You Need to Know About Arthritis

By Taraneh Mehrani, MD

According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the number one cause of disability among American adults with about 50 million people affected by the condition.

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Picking a Medicare Plan That’s Right for You

By Tom Hitchcock

The annual Medicare enrollment period is upon us – October 15 through December 7 – which means it’s time to start thinking about picking a plan.

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Health Care at Your Convenience

By Kimberly Swanson

It’s so important to get the right care to maintain your health. But sometimes it’s challenging to find the time to get to your doctor’s office during regular business hours.

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Why You Need a Flu Shot This Year

By Dr. Heather Ho

There are many locations that offer flu vaccines, including your primary care physician’s office, local health departments and pharmacies.

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