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Safely Light Up Your July 4th

Silver Cross Hospital Offers Fireworks Safety Tips to Avoid Harmful Injuries

Joliet, IL (June 28, 2012) — Steamy temperatures, hot dogs sizzling on the grill, flags adorn with red, white, and blue, and of course, fireworks -- are all the makings of any good Independence Day celebration. From sparklers to multi-colored fountains, the Fourth of July holiday is one of the few times a year that Americans get the urge to light fireworks.

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Head Stuffy? It May Be Sinusitis

Acute sinusitis is short-term, intense infection or inflammation of the membranes in your sinuses, the air-filled cavities in the bones around the eyes and behind the nose. Millions of Americans develop this common condition at least once a year, says the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

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Top Ten Tips to Save Your Back

If you’ve been sidelined by back pain, you’re not alone. Four out of five people experience back pain at some point, making it the fifth most common reason for visiting the doctor. Try these simple tips to help alleviate your back pain:

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SHHH! It’s what every woman is NOT Talking about.

  • Real hair color
  • $$$ spent shopping
  • Current dress size
  • LEAKY BLADDER—INCONTINENCE!

It’s the best kept secret between 13 million women across the country. And although common, many find it embarrassing especially when they cough, sneeze or exercise. Others find it uncomfortable or painful.

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Shield Yourself from Skin Cancer

With summer around the corner, it is important to remember to  practice proper sun protection and understand the risks of skin cancer - the most common type of cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 2 million new skin cancers will be diagnosed this year alone.

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