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What to Eat to Help Prevent Cancer
What you eat affects more than just your waistline. By eating the right foods, you can help fight cancer. Get tips from Brooke Sawicki, a registered dietitian at the Tate Cancer Center, including how to eat healthy on a budget.
Acupuncture Can Help with Spinal Pain and Recovery
Acupuncture is a part of traditional Chinese medicine that is well-researched is effective for pain relief and much more. Learn from Brian Jackson, LAc, a licensed acupuncturist at University of Maryland Orthopedics, how acupuncture can help with spinal pain and recovery.
Important ways to take part in suicide prevention is to understand the issues concerning suicide. Know the risk factors, identify the warning signs, learn how to help others in crisis and change the conversation around suicide. Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Executive Director of Behavioral Health at UM Upper Chesapeake Health, explains how to help prevent suicide.
Stroke 101: Identifying and Preventing a Stroke
Most people have probably heard of a stroke or even know someone who has had one, but do you know what it really is, what to do if someone (including yourself) has one and how to prevent them? Dr. Christopher Stack, Medical Director of the Stroke Program at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, answers these questions and more.
Managing Your Neck Pain
Neck pain can be caused my many factors, including the electronic devises we use every day. Wendy Towers, a nurse practitioner who specializes in the care of neurosurgical patients, shares ways to manage your neck pain naturally and how to know when you need to see a professional.
Is Telemedicine Right For Me
While telemedicine became popular during COVID-19, it is not going away any time soon. How do you know if it is the right option for your care? Dr. Scott Burger from University of Maryland Urgent Care explains what telemedicine is and how to know if it is a good choice for you.