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Benefits of Quitting Alcohol for a Month or More

We learn from Brian Couey, Psy.D., the executive director of INTEGRIS Health Arcadia Trails Center for Addiction Recovery, about what happens when you quit drinking for a month.

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When is it Time to Consider Knee Replacement Surgery?

The decision on when to get knee replacement surgery is a topic many Americans struggle with. In 2020, Northwestern Medicine published a study that found 90 percent of people waited too long to fix their knee with joint replacement surgery, and 25 percent of people who had it done did so prematurely.

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Why is My Fitbit Giving Me a Rash?

Smartwatches have become increasingly popular for their health-tracking features. But they can also cause skin irritations and rashes for some people. These skin issues, known as contact dermatitis, are a common issue associated with wearing smartwatches. Learn more about contact dermatitis and how to alleviate irritated skin.

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What is WaterTok?

We explore this trend and share tips to help make your flavored water healthier.

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What are the Six Stages of Concussion Recovery?

We spoke with Paul Allegra, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon with INTEGRIS Health in Edmond, about how to recognize a concussion and what next steps to take.

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Colon Cancer Screening: Why It's Important and What to Expect

As we wrap up Colorectal Awareness Month this March, it is important to know that a regular screening colonoscopy can prevent colorectal cancer by catching and removing precancerous polyps, which can develop into cancer over time. By getting screened routinely, you can proactively address these growths and decrease the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

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Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes to Try at Home

The beginning of spring calls for barbeques and pasta salads, but they often pack a calorie punch. The good news is you can still enjoy healthier pasta salads by paying close attention to which ingredients you use in your recipe. We compiled a list of recipes and tips to use this season.

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Who Should Get the RSV Vaccine?

RSV is a common viral infection that affects the respiratory system, including the nose, throat, lungs and breathing passages. RSV comes from the Paramyxoviridae family, a group that also includes the mumps and measles. The virus can replicate anywhere in the respiratory tract, mainly the breathing tubes and lungs. This replication then causes swelling and inflammation that makes you sneeze, cough or have trouble breathing.

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Answering Common Questions about Urgent Care Centers

The rapid growth of urgent care centers in the U.S. is evident by the fact that more than 10,000 clinics exist nationwide. Yet despite the exposure, many people are still unsure what urgent care centers treat and what their capabilities are. This blog will address some of the most common questions about which types of tests and exams urgent care can perform.

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What are the Benefits of Mushroom Coffee?

What benefits are associated with mushroom coffee? This blog explores the types of mushrooms used, how the caffeine content compares to traditional coffee and the impact it may have on your health.

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