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General Wellness

The uninvited holiday guest

By Your Health staff
Celebrating safely this holiday season
By Your Health staff

Posted: November 18, 2020
As we approach Thanksgiving, the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t showing any signs of waning. This is why it’s crucial you take precautions to keep yourself and your loved ones safe this holiday season.
Bariatric surgery and COVID-19: Why the coronavirus is sparking interest in weight loss surgery

Posted: November 10, 2020
Obesity has been identified as a risk factor that can lead to worse outcomes for those who contract COVID-19. With almost 40% of Americans suffering from obesity, a new trend began to emerge – people exploring bariatric surgery.
Coping with election anxiety: Tips to make sure you don't get overwhelmed
By Dr. Shondolyn Sanders, Licensed Psychologist and Behavioral Health Consultant

Posted: November 6, 2020
Millions of Americans are waiting to learn the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, but it’s likely that a winner won’t be officially decided quickly. This uncertainty may cause added stress in your life, during a year that has already pushed o...
Practicing Gratitude
By Susan Erdman, LCSW, CEAP, EAP Counselor

Posted: October 30, 2020
Every day can be a day of Thanksgiving, but especially now during the time of the pandemic we can be more focused on all the ways we are grateful.
Breast Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, When You Should Get Screened and More
By Your Health staff

Posted: October 29, 2020
Apart from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American women. When it is detected early, breast cancer has a good chance of being treated successfully.
Is it safe to trick-or-treat? Here’s some quick tips to keep you safe this Halloween
By Your Health staff

Posted: October 27, 2020
Like many other things in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forces us to look at Halloween with a different lens this year.
Coronavirus Q&A: 10 things you need to know about COVID-19
By Jeff Mullins, MD, Family Medicine

Posted: October 21, 2020
Dr. Jeff Mullins has been treating coronavirus patients in the Mid-South. In this article, he addresses many of the critical questions he often gets from patients and staff members.
Tips for safely casting your vote during a pandemic
By Your Health staff

Posted: October 12, 2020
You may be wondering how you can safely practice your right to vote in the middle of a pandemic. The deadly COVID-19 virus is still in our community, but there are some things the CDC recommends you can do to make sure you are protected.
Colorectal cancer: Risk factors, symptoms, when you should get screened and more
By David Shibata MD, Surgical Oncology

Posted: October 5, 2020
In light of the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman, you may have questions about colorectal cancer: What symptoms should I look for? What type of screening is best? Am I at risk of being diagnosed with colorectal cancer?

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