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A woman lying on a table using a band to do leg stretches while a male physical therapist looks on. (Photo: Getty Images)

Proactive Prevention

Consider Physical Therapy Before Injures Both professional and amateur athletes often end up in physical therapy after an injury. But recently, there has been a shift toward proactive physical therapy, as it can help correct imbalances to prevent injury and improve athletic
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Turkeys should only be thawed in the refridgerator, cold water or the microwave. (Photo: jax10289/iStock)

Holiday Cooking

Prevent Foodborne Illness Over Holidays As turkeys fill grocery store freezer cases, many people find themselves cooking more than they might during the rest of the year. Holding the title of household chef or Thanksgiving host doesn’t bring automatic food safety knowledge though
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Everyone should get screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 50. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Awareness Month

8 Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer March is colorectal cancer awareness month — a great time to test your knowledge about the disease and how it can be prevented and treated. 1. Colorectal cancer is the only type of cancer that doctors can prevent by screening for it.
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