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Why Building Your Muscle Mass Matters

You know exercise is important, even if you don’t make it to the gym. But many people don’t know why building muscle mass matters. Strength training isn’t just about having big biceps or being able to lift that huge box from Amazon. Strength training is an important part of your overall fitness; it increases your lean muscle mass which helps you burn calories, lose weight,...
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Regenerative Medicine – Harnessing Stem Cell Therapy for Hair Loss

There are so many options for reversing hair loss available. And it’s no surprise why – losing your hair is a sign of aging. The endless search for the fountain of youth has created a massive market for serums, supplements, and even surgeries that promise to reverse the aging process. But one cutting edge hair restoration treatment is gaining in popularity because of its effectiveness...
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Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer: Don’t Get Overdone by the Sun

This is the second article in a two-part series focusing on skin cancer prevention and the impacts of the sun on your skin. At Duke City Health, we’re here to help you when you’re sick, and we love to talk prevention so that you stay healthy (and don’t get sick!) – that includes protecting your skin from harmful sun damage. If you read our last...
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Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer: No such thing as a “Better Tan”

This is the first article in a two-part series focusing on skin cancer prevention and the impacts of the sun on your skin. Did you know that every year more people are diagnosed with skin cancer than all other cancers combined? Overall, one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer by age 70; if you have light skin, that number goes up to...
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Beat the Heat This Summer – Know the Signs of Heatstroke

It’s almost summer – that time of year most closely associated with endless fun in the sun. But that shiny friend in the sky could quickly become your enemy if you’re not careful. Before you overdo it, take a few steps to stay safe and prevent heatstroke so you can let the good times continue this summer. How do You Know it’s Heatstroke If you’re...
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