• Ear Pain

    Ear Pain

    Earwax Buildup The ears produce a substance called earwax that helps keep bacteria out of the ear and protects the skin in the ear canal. Occasionally, earwax can build up in the ear and cause discomfort or hearing loss. What increases the risk? This condition is more likely to develop in people who: • Are

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  • Norovirus (Stomach Bug)

    Norovirus (Stomach Bug)

    Norovirus Infection Norovirus infection causes inflammation in the stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis) and food poisoning. It is caused by exposure to a virus in a group of similar viruses called noroviruses. Norovirus spreads very easily from person to person (is very contagious). It often occurs in places where people are in close contact, such as

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  • Sinus Pain

    Sinus Pain

    Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Sinusitis is soreness and swelling (inflammation) of your sinuses. Sinuses are hollow spaces in the bones around your face. They are located: • Around your eyes. • In the middle of your forehead. • Behind your nose. • In your cheekbones. Your sinuses and nasal passages are lined with a fluid called

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  • February is Heart Month

    February is Heart Month

    Heart-Healthy Eating Plan Heart-healthy meal planning includes: • Eating less unhealthy fats. • Eating more healthy fats. • Making other changes in your diet. Talk with your doctor or a diet specialist (dietitian) to create an eating plan that is right for you. What is my plan? Your doctor may recommend an eating plan that

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