Archive | October, 2012

Stroke Care at EIRMC

What if one day you felt a twinge of pain in your head? What if you tried telling a co-worker in the next cubicle, and you mumbled something incomprehensible instead? What if you realized you were having a stroke? Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in America. And those who survive suffer from […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Pregnancy More Comfortable

Pregnancy and comfort definitely don’t go hand in hand. In fact, whenever women are pregnant, we most often hear them say how “uncomfortable” they are. Since pregnancy is the beginning of a new phase in life, we’ve put together five ways to help you better prepare for this exciting time and fully enjoy your pregnancy. […]

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Trick-or-Treating

Ghosts, Goblins, and Gluttony – Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Halloween is one of many times of year when we throw caution to the wind and indulge on loads of sweet treats and candy.  From taffy and candy corn, to those root beer barrels only your Grandma likes; it’s a plethora of sugar, spice and everything terribly bad for you. We try our best to […]

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Flu

How to Avoid the Flu

Sometimes, we get sick. We go about our day, dealing with the stuffy noses, sore throats and a slight feeling of general malaise.  Nothing we can’t handle. But then, there is flu sick. We don’t go about our day, because we can’t get off the couch, and feel that we might die, in the not […]

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