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Influenza season is here: 6 reasons to get a flu shot

Fall and winter are flu season in the U.S. Decrease your risk this year by getting vaccinated. Read more >

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What You Should Have in Your Medicine Cabinet

There are certain medications and first aid supplies that should be in everybody’s medicine cabinet.  Read more >

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Recognizing the signs of substance abuse

Behavior changes, weight loss, and dilated pupils can all be signs of substance abuse. Learn more about how to know if a loved one is using drugs. Read more >

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Beginner’s guide to COPD

COPD causes swelling of the lungs that leads to you having trouble breathing. Learn how Riverside doctors can help manage COPD to breathe easier. Read more >

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What causes hiccups? 

Learn what causes hiccups – and when they could be a sign of something more. Read more >

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How your doctor uses urinalysis to keep you healthy

So your provider ordered a urinalysis test. Learn what this common test is used for and what to expect. Read more >

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Get an annual physical to maintain your best health

Your annual physical is the best time to be screened for common conditions and help you live your healthiest life. Read more >

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Tobacco use: What are the risks and how can I quit?

Understand the dangers of tobacco use – and how to quit the habit. Read more >

Choosing the right contraception for you
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Birth control facts for teens

Learn basic birth control facts every teen should know. Read more >

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Causes and treatments for asthma

Learn how and why asthma attacks happen as well as common treatments to manage symptoms. Read more >

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Nutrition: What are the basics?

Nutrition is the science of how food fuels our mind and bodies. When it comes to good health, avoid fad diets and focus on eating well every day. Read more >

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Sleep and weight loss – what you need to know

Sleep plays a larger role in weight loss than you might think. Getting enough quality sleep affects feelings of hunger, fullness and fat storage.  Read more >

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Mental Health: Staying on an Even Keel

Learn how to take steps to support positive mental health. Read more >

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High blood pressure is common in men

High blood pressure, a chronic health condition, affects most men over the age of 55. It is treatable; here’s how.  Read more >

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How to lower high cholesterol

High cholesterol requires a multi-pronged approach. Diet, exercise and medication can all help bring cholesterol into a healthy range. Read more >

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Immunizations: What you need to know for your family’s health

What you need to know about immunizations - what they are, why they are important and when to get them. Read more >

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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is a serious health condition. Knowing the symptoms and getting to know your numbers is the first step.  Read more >

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How can I treat my diabetes?

Diabetes treatment should be individualized and may include both medication and lifestyle changes. Read more >

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Exercise is medicine. Stay fit and healthy; here's how.

Getting and staying fit is the best prescription for many health conditions. Read more >

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Do you know the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

One in four people with diabetes don't know they have it. Signs and symptoms you may be missing.  Read more >

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