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Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer’s ear is an outer ear infection that can occur when water stays in the ear canal for too long, giving germs found in pools, lakes and other bodies of water a chance to grow bacteria.

Be Tick Smart

Be Tick Smart

Sun Safety

Sun Safety

Did you know that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes?

Harmful Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Harmful Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Do you find yourself tired, and unable to concentrate even after a full night’s sleep? If so, you may have a sleep disorder.

What You Should Know About Heart Disease

What You Should Know About Heart Disease

It’s very likely that you or someone you know has heart disease. Heart disease is very serious: It is the most common cause of death in the U.S. and is responsible for one in every four deaths. While heart disease is very common, it’s also treatable if you know what to do. Having just a little more information can go a long way in protecting you and your loved ones from this dangerous condition.

What Medicines are Safe During Pregnancy?

What Medicines are Safe During Pregnancy?

Expecting mothers can get advice almost everywhere. But that advice can be confusing and stressful when trying to figure out what is best for you and your baby.

Overcoming Your Midafternoon Energy Slump

Overcoming Your Midafternoon Energy Slump

You may charge into the day full of energy, but by midafternoon a wave of sleepiness hits you. You find it hard to keep your eyes open, or you find yourself yawning. “Many people experience these late-in-the-day energy lags, but you can take steps to prevent them,” says Amanda Ramey, St. Claire HealthCare physician.

In the Kitchen: Prevent the Spread of Infection

In the Kitchen: Prevent the Spread of Infection

What germs are crawling around in your kitchen? Your countertop and kitchen gadgets may look clean, but they could still have bacteria lurking, ready to infect you or your family.

Choose Wisely

Choose Wisely

Make the right choices today to cut your risk of cancer tomorrow.