Health and Beauty

Fall activities and noise exposure

Written by Dianna Randolph, AuD, CCC-A. Posted in Health and Beauty

Fall is my favorite time of year. The weather is cooler, the leaves are changing colors, and there are some activities that I enjoy that only occur in the fall, like football games. With some fall activities, there is a possible risk of excessive noise exposure. This article will discuss some the more popular fall activities that may expose you to damaging noise without you even realizing it. Some of these activities are football games (including the marching band), hunting, and yard work.

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DYS celebrates 37 years of service during Diabetes Awareness Month

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

Diabetes Youth Services (DYS) is celebrating all youth living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and their families during November’s Diabetes Awareness Month. Youth living with T1D require persistent, 24/7 care and a deep understanding of how their bodies function at a young age. We celebrate their tenacity, strength, and desire to be more than just a person living with T1D.

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Local urogynecologist and physical therapist empower women with advanced care and education

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

Though COVID-19 temporarily shut down their respective practices, Andrew Croak, DO, MS, FACOOG, of the Northwest Ohio Center for Urogynecology and Women’s Health, and Karen Liberi, MS, MPT, WCS, of the Northwest Ohio Center for Pelvic Rehabilitation and Wellness are once again operating at full capacity and combining their extensive expertise to promote women’s health in our region.

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Don't forget, it's flu season

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

With the whole world laser focused on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to forget that we’re entering another flu season this month. But the seasonal flu is nothing to sneeze at. Notwithstanding the severity of COVID-19, influenza remains a significant health concern that sickens many and claims numerous lives each year.

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Genetic testing expands horizons of cancer care and prevention

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

Many factors can increase the risk of developing cancer, including some that people are able to modify through lifestyle changes and others that are beyond their control. Among the risk factors people can’t control are inherited genetic mutations that are known to increase susceptibility to certain forms of cancer—for example, mutations of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which are associated with greater susceptibility to breast cancer and other forms of cancer.

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