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Celiac Disease … When Abdominal Complaints Persist

Celiac Disease … When Abdominal Complaints Persist

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the small intestine in genetically predisposed individuals. Gluten is a protein which is found in wheat, barley, and rye.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over 30, but all women are at risk. Cervical cancer is the easiest gynecologic cancer to prevent with regular screening tests and follow-up and is highly curable when found and treated early. Human papillomavirus, or [...]

Cold Weather Exercise Tips

Cold Weather Exercise Tips

By Laura S. Picciano, DO Has the winter chill gotten you down? Just because the temperature outside has dropped, there’s no reason to develop a case of cabin fever. Almost everyone can exercise in the colder months provided that it’s done correctly. What a great way to improve the spirit, fight the holiday weight gain and [...]

Meet Our MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Professionals Team

26 January 2016

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are valuable members of the cancer care team at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Their scope of practice allows them to see patients independently or in collaboration with a physician. During a patient’s visit at Cooper, their care may be managed by one of these health professionals. What kind of education [...]

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Making Health Resolutions That Stick

Making Health Resolutions That Stick

06 January 2016

Welcome to 2016 everyone! As we enter a new year, we often reflect about those things we want for ourselves and our future. Like a fresh new book, our lives are open to new chapters yet to be written and a fueled desire to want better for ourselves in so many ways. For most of us, that often means better health. But how do we get past that initial inspiration and get through lasting changes when it comes to our health goals? Here are a few ideas to get you started:

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Enjoy the Holidays Without Overindulging

Enjoy the Holidays Without Overindulging

17 December 2015

Overindulging at parties and get-togethers can easily result in unwanted weight gain. The Ripa Center for Women’s Health and Wellness registered dietitian, Linda Gavrielov, RD offers her holiday tips and tricks for enjoying a healthy holiday season.

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Make Fall Prevention Part of Your Health Routine

Make Fall Prevention Part of Your Health Routine

24 November 2015

Dave Groves, RN, MSN, CCRN, Trauma Outreach/Injury Prevention Coordinator In movies and on television, falling down is often portrayed as a comic event. In real life, it is not so funny. Falls are one of the leading causes that send people to their local emergency department or trauma center. In 2011, the Centers for Disease [...]

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Nutrition and Men’s Urologic Health

Nutrition and Men’s Urologic Health

24 November 2015

Understanding the importance of nutrition is vital in various men’s health challenges. Staying healthy leads to a more fulfilling, happier, productive life and may even extend one’s life expectancy.

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Get on Board With Breast Health

21 October 2015

Ladies, it’s that time of the year again to get on board with breast health if you haven’t done so already! Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and the second most common cancer death following lung cancer. Given a life expectancy of 85 years, one-in-eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime with two out of three cases occurring after age fifty.

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