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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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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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What Causes High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, afflicts at least 75 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It’s a condition that can have widespread effects on the body, and as of 2013, costs the nation $52 billion per year in healthcare and workforce costs.  What causes high blood pressure, and why is it so […]

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Please note: Due to staff shortages and the COVID pandemic, your wait times may be longer than usual. We apologize for any inconvenience. Rest assured, you will still receive outstanding medical care! Thank you for visiting In and Out Express Care.