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The National Poison Control Center reports that each year, more than two million people—about half under the age of 6—swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance. Cherie Sexton, MSN, CPNP discusses ways prevent accidental poison exposures in your home.

Feeling hungry mid-afternoon? A lot of people feel the urge for a snack in the middle of the day that has them reaching for change to go to the vending machine. Unfortunately, these snacks are both expensive and low in nutrients. NHA dietitians Joanna Martin and Jackie Prigge share this advice.

Colon Screening FAQs

The key to preventing colorectal cancer is early detection. That’s why patients, typically starting at age 50 (or earlier if you have a family history or increased risk), are recommended to get a routine colonoscopy. In honor of March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve answered some Frequently Asked Questions about colorectal cancer screenings.

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