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Flu shot less effective in obese people

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, June 07, 2017 - 07:30 AM
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Obesity is a very prevalent issue today. More than one-third of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Being obese puts you at a health disadvantage, increasing your risk of future health problems and early death. It’s now been discovered that… Read More

Flu vaccine proving effective

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Friday, February 24, 2017 - 06:00 AM

This flu season is shaping up to be moderately severe, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but luckily this year’s vaccine is proving to be a good match for the virus. The flu shot has been… Read More

Reasons your blood sugar fluctuates

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 06:30 AM

Living with diabetes or prediabetes requires constant monitoring and vigilance when it comes to your blood glucose levels. For someone with diabetes, a level that is too high or too low could result in adverse reactions like dizziness, irritability, weakness,… Read More

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