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Sugar and Your Immune System

We all know too much sugar is bad for us. Sugar promotes obesity, diabetes, heart disease, tooth decay, skin aging, and a host of other ailments. It increases the risk of depression, rheumatoid arthritis, and kidney failure, just to name a few. And, concerning especially during cold and flu season, eating sugar suppresses the immune […]

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Children’s Sports Injuries — Are you Prepared?

School is officially in full session and fall sports are well underway. Unfortunately, that also means kids sports injuries are imminent. Youth Sports-Related Injuries are on the Rise In a day and age where youth sports seem to be becoming more and more competitive at younger ages, one challenge that arises is protecting our children […]

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Trampolines: The Backyard Danger

If you have kids, at some point they may beg you to put up a trampoline in the backyard, or play on one at a friend’s or neighbor’s house. While it may seem like innocent childhood fun, trampolines can be dangerous.  At In and Out Express Care, we see a number of sprains, fractures, dislocations, […]

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Sunscreen — a Necessary Evil?

We’ve talked about the sun being a double-edged sword. Similarly, so is sunscreen. While sunscreen protects your skin from harmful UV rays in the short term, there are concerns about how the chemicals impact the body, and our environment, over time. It’s a catch-22 that’s enough to make you want to hide inside all summer!  […]

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Too Much Sun or Not Enough? The Vitamin D Dilemma

The sun is a double-edged sword. We hear about the dangers of overexposure: premature aging, decreased immunity, and skin cancer. Yet, not getting enough sun leads to vitamin D deficiency, which affects 42% of Americans (and may also increase the risk of cancer!).   So…should we get less sun or more sun? The answer is not […]

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