• Staying Active for Move More Month

    Staying Active for Move More Month

    How to Increase Your Level of Physical Activity Getting regular physical activity is important for your overall health and well-being. Most people do not get enough exercise. There are easy ways to increase your level of physical activity, especially if you have not been motivated to stay active lately or you are just starting out.

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  • Tower Health Urgent Care Launches EPIC

    West Reading, PA., April 3, 2020 – Since March 18 all Tower Health Urgent Care locations have been fully integrated into Tower Health’s Epic electronic health record (EHR). This is another major step forward in Tower Health’s journey to becoming a fully integrated healthcare system, and significantly enhances the role of Tower Health Urgent Care

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  • Eliminating Migraine Headaches

    Eliminating Migraine Headaches

    Migraine Headaches A migraine headache is an intense, throbbing pain on one side or both sides of the head. Migraines may also cause other symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and noise. What Are The Causes? Doing or taking certain things may also trigger migraines, such as: • Alcohol. • Smoking. •

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  • American Diabetes Alert Day

    American Diabetes Alert Day

    Tips for Meal Prepping If You Have Diabetes Controlling your blood sugar (glucose) levels can be challenging when you have a packed schedule or limited meal options. The following tips can help you meal prep to manage your diabetes. If you have questions or if you need help, work with your health care provider or

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  • March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a type of brain injury that can be caused by a strong blow to the head (closed injury) or by an object that penetrates the skull and enters the brain (open injury). TBI can change the way your brain functions and can range from mild to

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  • March is National Nutrition Month

    March is National Nutrition Month

    How to Eat Healthy at School Lunch at school may be the meal in which you have the most choices of what to eat. You may not be able to choose whether you buy your lunch or bring it from home, but you can choose what you eat and do not eat. Deciding what to

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  • March is National Kidney Month

    March is National Kidney Month

    Kidney Stones Kidney stones (urolithiasis) are rock-like masses that form inside of the kidneys. Kidneys are organs that make pee (urine). A kidney stone can cause very bad pain and can block the flow of pee. The stone usually leaves your body (passes) through your pee. You may need to have a doctor take out

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  • 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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