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From the Experts

Bloody Stool: Is It Colon Cancer or Is It Something Else?
It can be alarming to see blood in the toilet or when wiping after a bowel movement, but in most cases, it isn't a sign of a life-threatening disease.
How Working From Home Has Affected Our Bodies
You're not alone in back, neck, or wrist pains after working from home. We talked with an expert on ways to alleviate these discomforts.
Dementia During COVID-19: More Than Just a Virus
From social isolation to anxiety and depression, dementia patients and their caregivers have been burdened with more than just fear of getting sick during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Pandemic Stress Could Be Triggering Restless Leg Syndrome
Tips for easing restless leg syndrome at home, and its possible connections to COVID-19.
How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During COVID-19
The pandemic has impacted us in many ways, but it’s time to show your heart some love. Here, cardiologists offer tips to get back on track.
How to Get Your Smell and Taste Back After COVID-19
The social media videos on eating strange combinations of food to get your sense of taste back may not be as crazy as they seem.
Sleeping Soundly: Is There Really a Surgery to Stop Your Snoring?
Loud snoring is just a nuisance for some. But for others, it could pose some serious health issues.
The Top Nine Reasons Why I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine
Family medicine physician Dr. John J. Russell shares why he was personally motivated to get vaccinated and how he tolerated the first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Breathe Easier: The Ins and Outs of Lung Nodules
Are you at high risk of lung issues? Screenings and preventative care are easier than ever to help keep patients informed.
Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions, Answered
Wondering which vaccine is the best one to receive, still on the fence about their safety, curious about what happens after vaccination? Here’s what we know.
Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Cause Bell’s Palsy? Experts Say No.
Facial paralysis and sensitivity are alarming symptoms of Bell's palsy, but full recovery is possible, especially when treated at the right time.