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Type 1 vs Type 2: What's the Difference?
Jun 13, 2013
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone necessary to convert sugar, starches, and other...
Prevent Diabetes with Diet & Exercise
Jun 13, 2013
If you have pre-diabetes, you are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and also are at increased risk of developing heart disease....
6 Steps to a Healthier You
Jun 3, 2013
The American Cancer Society recommends the following guidelines for physical activity: Achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Engage in...
Cancer Screening Recommendations
Jun 3, 2013
The following guidelines were compiled by the American Cancer Society. Breast cancer Yearly mammograms are recommended starting at age 40...
Center High School Student Advocates for Healthy Relationships
May 30, 2013
The following article was written by a student at Center High School who is active in their anti-bullying campaign.  The author hopes to...
Cardiologist Talks About Atrial Fibrillation
May 28, 2013
J. Lee Grigsby, the Valley’s first full time cardiologist, explains how atrial fibrillation works and how they affect the heart during a...
Stress Relaxation Techniques
May 10, 2013
Relaxation techniques are an essential part of stress management. If you’re an overachiever, you may put relaxation low on your priority...
Stress Basics
May 2, 2013
Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the ever increasing demands of life. Surveys show that most Americans experience...
Protect Your Health: Test for STDs
Apr 18, 2013
By Sara Jose, Alamosa Planned Parenthood Manager April is National STD Awareness Month.  According to new data from the CDC, sexually...
Improving Your Worst Eating Habits
Apr 15, 2013
Different strokes for different folks.It’s a mantra that still rings true in the world of eating healthy. Once you reach a milestone, say...

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