2018: Resolve to Improve Your Health
In 2018, I’m going to lose weight. Come January, I’m going to quit smoking. This New Year, I’m going to eat healthier. New Year’s resolutions sound great when you share them with your friends and family. If you’re really serious about making some health-related changes, it’s time to bring in an expert: your primary care provider. “Making a decision to…
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Essential Oils: Consult Health Provider First
The lavender mist dancing from your diffuser may smell absolutely wonderful, but is it also making you feel calm? From the woodsy aroma of cedarwood to the clean scent of lemon, essential oils have become a staple in many homes nationwide. Chances are you either know someone who uses essential oils or you have a drawer full of them in…
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Stay Healthy During Holiday Travels
The stranger you sit next to this holiday season for your flight home might be perfectly healthy, but the surfaces that surround you both can be teeming with cold and flu viruses. Without a doubt, the germs lurking on every plane and train and in every station and airport can wreak havoc on your holiday travel plans. At best, you…
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Managing Type 2 Diabetes Never Takes a Holiday
By Nicole Anderson, Registered Dietitian It’s getting to be that time of year again – the time for holiday parties, socializing with family and friends, and lots of eating and drinking. It…
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Grieving During the Holidays: Coping Strategies Can Help
For someone who’s grieving the loss of a loved one, the holidays can be especially hard. The time we take as Americans to surround ourselves with family and friends to celebrate being grateful is a painful reminder that not everyone we love is able to sit with us at the Thanksgiving table. In fact, if someone close to you has…
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Managing Your High Blood Pressure

Dr. Susan Szulc, of Bon Secours Medical Associates at Virginia Beach, discusses strategies that can help those suffering from or at risk for high blood pressure control and manage their condition - beyond the doctor's office.