Author: My Southern Health

Mother and daughter cooking healthy meal and encouraging healthy living December 13, 2018

New guidelines recommend colonoscopy at 45

You should get screened for colorectal cancer earlier than initially recommended. Here’s what you need to know.

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Digestive Prevention

Tips to manage stress December 11, 2018

10 tips to manage stress this holiday season

You love them, but family and friends can be overwhelming. Learn how to help manage your stress levels this year.

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Mental Health

family-activity-winter December 10, 2018

5 indoor activities to stay active as a family this winter

It can be harder to stay active in the winter. Here's how to keep the family moving on cold, dreary days.

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Fitness

how to stay healthy during the holidays December 3, 2018

Expert Q&A: Staying healthy during the holidays

We want to share time and gifts -- not germs. Here are some practical tips for staying healthy during holiday gatherings.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

easy pinwheel recipe November 30, 2018

Recipe: Tortilla cream cheese pinwheels with spinach and red pepper

Make multiple servings of this pinwheels recipe and build a Christmas tree for a festive holiday appetizer.

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Recipes

Grandpa spending time decorating for holidays with grandson November 30, 2018

Don’t let holiday decorating wreak havoc on your back

Here’s how to maintain good posture while lifting, carrying and reaching.

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Bone & Joint Prevention

grocery November 28, 2018

Shopping cart safety: It’s time to talk about it

Injuries from shopping cart falls are predictable and preventable.

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Children

Doctor speaking with patient and giving good news November 26, 2018

Surgical intervention options for epilepsy

A surgical procedure might help if antiepileptic medications aren’t successful or if medication side-effects are bothersome.

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Brain & Memory

Thanksgiving tips November 20, 2018

10 tips to safely prepare this year’s Thanksgiving meal

Don’t let your favorite food holiday end with illness. Find out how to prepare and store your meal properly.

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Digestive Prevention