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A digital scan depicts the brain in blue, with an area on the right side a shade of red, showing the site of a stroke. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Stroke Awareness Month

“BE FAST” to Recognize Stroke Signs Many people have become familiar with the FAST acronym for identifying acute stroke symptoms. But a recently expanded version of the acronym can make it easier for those witnessing an acute stroke to identify it in nearly all cases. BE
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Doctors say February's warm spell and March's cold snap could mean tree and grass allergies overlap in May. (Photo: cenczi/Pixabay)

Seasonal Allergies

False Start Means Unpredictable Season The good news for those who suffer from seasonal allergies is that the misery may be delayed by the snow and cold that crept in mid-March. The bad news is that those who are affected by both tree pollen and grass may be in for a double
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Tree pollen and mold are the primary allergens during the springtime

Sneezing Season

Mild Weather Could Mean Early Allergies For large sections of the country, the mild winter weather has meant that March did not come in like a lion this year. For most people, those warmer winter temperatures have meant a break from home heating bills and a chance to get an early
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