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Busting the Excuses That Are Stalling Your New Year’s Resolution to Get Fit

It’s time to bust the myths that keep people from exercising.  “Exercising more” often tops the list of New Year’s resolutions, only to find itself atop the list of broken resolutions soon after. What’s your excuse? Here are six…
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Do You Suffer From SAD or the Holiday Blues?

Anxiety, sadness, loneliness, lack of motivation. Are you  suffering from the holiday blues or seasonal affective disorder? Knowing the difference between the two can get you on the road to recovery sooner.   ‘Tis the (winter) season…

7 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing, the time of year you’re most likely to engage in stressful activities. But there are steps can you take to keep stress at bay now through the New Year. Here’s a sample of the biggest holiday stress…
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Is it a cold or is it the flu?

Both a cold and the flu can leave you feeling miserable. Since both are respiratory illnesses they share some overlapping symptoms. But because different viruses cause them, there are signs that are specific to one ailment and not the other.…
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Type 2 diabetes: Recognize the symptoms and know who’s at risk

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s estimated that 86 million Americans are at risk for developing diabetes. It is a disease that can be treated, managed, and prevented with proper care and awareness.  Type 2 diabetes is…

Carolina Specialty Care, PA, is pleased to welcome Kristen L. Pawlowski, MSN, FNP-BC - Pain Management

Kristen L. Pawlowski, MSN, FNP-BC Kristen is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 18 years of nursing experience. Her background includes Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care and Internal Medicine. In addition…