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Health Officials Dealing with Worst Flu Outbreak in 10 Years

With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least 37 children dead, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade—and it’s not over yet. It appears that children returning to school after the winter holidays are sharing more than just their new toys. They’re driving…

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Red Cross in Urgent Need of Blood Donations This Month

January is National Blood Donor Month! Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or sickle cell disease may all require blood to save their lives. Blood donations typically drop off during and immediately after the winter…

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Coastal Internal Medicine & Cardiology Welcomes Gregg R. Gladhart, MD

CCHC is pleased to announce the association of Dr. Gregg R. Gladhart with Coastal Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Dr. Gladhart earned his Doctor of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Science in Basic Medical Science from Saba University School of Medicine. Dr. Gladhart completed his Family Practice residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine…

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Don’t Diet if You Want to Lose Weight

Healthy Weight Week is January 21-27, 2018 There are no magic diets, pills, or operations for long-term, healthy weight loss. The idea behind Healthy Weight Week is that most diets are harmful self-esteem. People diet because they consider themselves overweight and, as punishment, they turn to deprivation and excessive calorie restriction—only making themselves more miserable….

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