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What is Cholesterol & Why is it Good or Bad?

Cholesterol is a fat-like waxy substance made by our liver, and found in our blood and throughout all the cells of our body. Cholesterol is essential for our good health and is needed for making cell walls, tissues, hormones, vitamin D, and bile acid. As with so many things regarding our health – amounts matter. 
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Colitis Explained

Colitis occurs when an overactive immune system launches an attack on healthy tissue in the gut and causes inflammation of the large intestine.
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Breastfeeding Moms: Why our Underarms Swell 

Did you know that many women have breast tissue that actually extends deep into our underarms? 
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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the sheath that protects our brain and spinal cord nerve fibers, called myelin, undergoes changes and becomes damaged by a person’s own body.
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Winter Sports Safety

The number one cause of a trip to the emergency room is injury from skiing and snowboarding followed by sledding.
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What is NIPT: Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing?

When we get pregnant, suddenly we’re inundated with information about what to do, what not to do, what to eat, to avoid, and then our prenatal providers ask us to decide on various prenatal testing options.
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Barb Dehn, shares tip and her expertise on every-day health topics for you and your family.

Nurse Barb

Barb Dehn, shares tips and her expertise on every-day health topics for you and your family.