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June 10, 2019

Spotlight on Men’s Health Week

Every year, Men’s Health Week highlights health issues that are common among men. It’s a good time to educate yourself about preventable diseases and the importance of testing for them. In 2019, Men’s Health Week is June 10-16. Here are some ways that you can help to protect your health this year: Get a Routine …

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May 20, 2019

What You Should Know about Lung Cancer

What is my risk of getting lung cancer? Lung cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed types of cancer in the United States. Unfortunately, it is also one of the deadliest. Out of all cancer-related deaths in the U.S. annually, lung cancer is responsible for the highest number. Here are some facts that everyone …

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May 6, 2019

Common Complications of Stroke

A stroke refers to brain damage sustained after the normal supply of blood to the brain has been cut off. The disruption of the blood supply can be due to a blockage by a blood clot or a rupture of the blood vessel.  Stroke is a serious medical condition that can result in death or …

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April 22, 2019

How to Reduce Your Risk of Anesthesia-Related Injuries

While anesthesia-related injuries have become much rarer in recent years, many patients are still concerned about them—and understandably so. If you are preparing to undergo anesthesia for a medical procedure, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to reduce your chance of suffering an injury. Here are some tips to keep …

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April 8, 2019

Why Regular Blood Tests Are Important

Pegalis Law Group recommends routine blood work.

Can you remember when you had your last blood test? If you want to make sure that your body stays as healthy as it should, routine blood tests are essential. While you may have had blood tests done in the past, you may not be sure why they are so important to your health and …

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March 25, 2019

Hospital Safety Tips

Pegalis Law Group suggests being proactive with your hospital safety.

When most people go to the hospital, they assume that they will be well cared for by capable medical providers. However, it’s still important to be proactive and to take appropriate steps to protect your own health and safety as a patient. Here are some tips to keep in mind if you need to stay …

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March 11, 2019

What Is Shoulder Dystocia?

Shoulder dystocia is a serious injury that can endanger mothers as well as their children. It most often happens during the delivery process when a baby’s shoulders are too large to fit through the birth canal. Physicians must be careful in responding to this issue, or they may inadvertently cause harm to the child. Here …

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March 4, 2019

Preventing Birth Defects

Three simple tips Pegalis Law Group advises to avoid birth defects.

There is never a wrong time to time to educate yourself about birth defects and how you can help to prevent them from happening. While birth defects cannot always be prevented, there are some steps you can take that will reduce the risk of them occurring. Get up to date on your vaccines. Vaccinations are …

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February 11, 2019

Facts about Heart Disease in Women

Heart Disease affects men and women, Pegalis Law Group advises to know your risk factors.

In the United States, heart disease takes the life of one woman every minute. About one in four women dies of heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for American women. Still, heart disease is often considered a “man’s disease” and many women do not realize how serious it is. Knowing the symptoms …

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February 4, 2019

Health Tips for Moms-to-Be

Expectant mothers should be wary of certain foods and disease.

If you’re an expectant mother, it’s important to take some extra precautions to ensure that you stay healthy throughout your pregnancy. For instance, you’ll want to take care to avoid foods that could put you at a higher risk of foodborne illnesses that could affect your baby. These foods include hot dogs, deli meats, soft …

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