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WPG Health Update: 8 Surprising Benefits of Aloe

It's a lifesaver, but aloe's so much more than just sunburn relief. Here are 8 things that aloe can be used for.

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WPG Health Update: ‘Hurricane Sandy Inside Your Brain’ — How to Spot a Concussion

Right around this time of year, our kids start banging heads again, gearing up for the 2017 football, soccer, and cheerleading seasons.

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Don’t Mix Your Meds With These Foods

Research shows that some foods and drinks can rob your medications of some of their powers. Or they can cause serious, even life-threatening, reactions. Here's a list of seven foods that don't mix well with common drugs. But, you don't need to worry if you see one of your favorite foods or drinks listed here. You probably will not have to give it up, but just cut back or wait a few hours to indulge. This is a partial list; to be safe, ask your doctor and pharmacist about possible food interactions with any drugs you take. Read the warnings in inserts that come with your prescription meds, and in the fine print on over-the-counter drugs.

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Does Your Doctor Have the Right Patient? NJ Combating Medical Mix-Ups

To eliminate medical mix-ups and errors, a new Master Person Index is being created, with health information about all New Jersey residents.

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WPG Health Update: 5 Tips for Better Sleep

A sleep deficit affects everything from your ability to pay attention and staying alert to your mood throughout the day. Lack of sleep can lead to emotional troubles such as anxiety and depression.

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What Is Cupping and Can It Help You? Watch This Video of How it is Done

Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps certainly amazed us in the 2016 summer games. Yet, his performance was not the only thing that grabbed our attention.

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Got Your Shot? National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunizations are one of the most life-saving accomplishments of the 20th century. National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is a way to keep people aware, and celebrate the benefits that come with vaccinations.

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You Won’t Believe How Your Meds Are Made – Check out this Sterile Environment (WATCH)

Sterile compounding is the preparation of custom medications for patients in a sterile environment to prevent contamination and keep patients safe.

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WPG Health Update: The Real Cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

It has been common knowledge that carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by excessive typing, right? Actually, that may not be true.

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Could Playing on Jersey Shore Beach Sand be Hazardous to Your Health?

The answer is yes when high levels of bacteria are detected in the ocean and swimming is banned.

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