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MEN’S HEALTH – PART 2

MEN’S HEALTH – PART 2

By Dr. Virginia Nsitem Pride Health Columnist Can driving aggravate my back pain? This article will provide tips to reduce the low back pain and discomfort you may experience when driving your vehicle. Adjust the vehicle according to your body. ...

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HEALTHY REASONING: Mental Illness And Black Youths

HEALTHY REASONING: Mental Illness And Black Youths

By Allan Jones Pride Health Columnist “Mental health services are developed to cater for the dominant cultural group. Ethnic minorities do not receive equitable care.” This was a statement made by Dr. Kwame McKenzie in Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, November ...

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Does Your Face Reveal Your True Feelings?

Does Your Face Reveal Your True Feelings?

Physician Shares 3 Ways It Can Lie About Us Social science experts agree – much of what we “say” is never actually spoken. “Facial expressions and other body language account for more than half of our communication,” says Adam J. ...

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How To Support A Woman Living With Violence

How To Support A Woman Living With Violence

NC – A recent Canadian Women’s Foundation study finds that two-thirds of Canadians know a woman who has experienced physical or sexual abuse. Every six days, another woman in Canada is murdered by her current or former partner. Every night, ...

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MEN’S HEALTH – PART I

MEN’S HEALTH – PART I

By Dr. Virginia Nsitem Pride Health Columnist Many of my patients ask if they should use a back support or back belt when lifting heavy objects. This article will discuss the benefits of a back belt and the need for ...

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Does Your Job Find You Sitting Most Of The Day?

Does Your Job Find You Sitting Most Of The Day?

Submitted by Dr. George Traitses While sitting can seem restful, keep in mind that staying in any one position for long periods of time can cause strain and injury to your muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Sustained sitting can take ...

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Neurologist Shares Natural Migraine Prevention Tips

Neurologist Shares Natural Migraine Prevention Tips

Headaches are the number 3 reason women ages 18 to 44 go to emergency rooms, and the fifth-leading cause of emergency room visits among all Americans, according to a 2013 National Institutes of Health report, which calls headaches a major ...

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Are You Ready For An Emergency?

Are You Ready For An Emergency?

NC – Unexpected emergencies occur time and again in communities and cities across the country. These events have the potential to put you and your home at risk. There are ways, however, to reduce the risks from natural events, from ...

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Wellness Tip: Battle Asthma With “Cleaner” Sleep

Wellness Tip: Battle Asthma With “Cleaner” Sleep

Submitted by Dr. George Traitses Pillows can be a sanctuary for dust mites, and dust mites can aggravate asthma and other respiratory problems. Dr. George Traitses recommends washing pillows regularly and replacing them annually. Sheets should also be washed in ...

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