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Sticking to Your Healthy Resolutions

Posted on January 15th 2018 | Posted in: Diabetes , Healthy Weight , Self Care ,

What Is a Healthy Weight for Me? A healthy weight is one that helps you get the most of your life. It’s a weight that gives you a good quality of life. If you have a healthy weight, you’re likely to live longer and less likely to develop diseases such as some cancers, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Different people have different healthy weights. If you’re tall, you can...

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5 Ways to Prevent Glaucoma

Posted on January 1st 2018 | Posted in: Diabetes , Eye Care ,

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. It belongs to a group of eye diseases that lead to damaging the main vision nerve — the optic nerve. In the early stages of the disease, glaucoma has no symptoms at all. Often, it’s not until the disease is at an advanced stage that vision loss becomes evident, and by then your eyesight may have suffered irreversible...

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Did You Wash Your Hands?

Posted on December 4th 2017 | Posted in: Preventative Care , Self Care ,

Handwashing at a Glance December 3 - 9, 2017 is National Handwashing Awareness Week, and we at Hamilton Health wanted to share some informative tips regarding handwashing! Hand washing is supposed to be a daily routine. You should wash your hands after leaving the bathroom, before you eat and when you’ve finished working in your garden. But a study conducted by Michigan State University showed that only 5 percent of...

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Important Reasons to Visit the OBGYN

Posted on December 1st 2017 | Posted in: HIV/AIDS , Self Care ,

Why Go to the OBGYN? On this year's World AIDS Day (December 1, 2017), we’ll take a few moments to reflect on reproductive health. We will answer the question "What is an OBGYN?" and give reasons why you should visit one. A gynecologist, also known as OBGYN, is a doctor that specializes in women's reproductive health. What Can Gynecologists Do for You? When you visit our gynecologists, they will: Help...

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