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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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How Duke Health Can Help You Sleep Better

You understand Why Getting Enough Sleep Really Does Matter. You’ve read our blog post on What You Can Do to Get a Better Night’s Sleep. But, you still can’t sleep. It’s time to come in for a visit with the doctors at Duke Health. Lots of people are afraid to talk to us, for fear that we’ll diagnose them with a problem. But, especially with...
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What You Can Do to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Are you one of the 33%? That’s the percentage of Americans who don’t get seven to nine hours of sleep a night. If you read our last blog, Why Getting Enough Sleep Really Does Matter, you know that getting enough sleep is critical for your health, well-being, and productivity. It’s frustrating when you can’t get to sleep. You can feel helpless, lying in bed while...
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