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Why is High Blood Pressure the Silent Killer?

May 17, 2023, 11:45 AM by Allison Sanford
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, often has no noticeable symptoms, which is why it's often called the "silent killer." Here are some common warning signs.


The Link Between Cervical Cancer and HPV

Apr 3, 2023, 4:14 AM by Allison Sanford
HPV causes more than 90% of cervical cancers. There are many strains of this virus, but certain strains increase your risk of developing genital warts and cancers.

Superfood of the Month: Chickpeas

Mar 24, 2023, 10:14 AM by Allison Sanford
Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are one of the oldest consumed crops in the world and are a great source of plant-based protein and fiber, iron, zinc, phosphorus, B vitamins and more.

Winning the Race of a Lifetime

Mar 14, 2023, 12:08 PM by Allison Sanford
Just one year after completing breast cancer treatment, 42-year-old Carrie Morris ran 48.6 miles in four days at Walt Disney World’s “Dopey Challenge.”

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