Archives for April 2016

Do You Live in One of America’s Spring Allergy Capitals?

In America, some 50 million people suffer from spring allergies. The problem is so prevalent that the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America publishes an annual list of the nation’s Allergy Capitals.

Check out the list below, and see if yours is among the worst when it comes to allergies!

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Immunization: Importance for Kids & Adults

Despite the media controversy surrounding immunization in recent years, reputable medical professionals still recommend a program of vaccinations to ensure ongoing health for children and adults.

Here is a look at why immunization is still vital, and not just for school-aged kids.

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Mental Wellness: Tips for Dealing with Stress

When you think about improving your health, it’s natural to consider eating a nutritious diet and exercising regularly.

However, mental wellness is also an important component of being healthy. Achieving mental wellness typically translates to controlling stress, which can be difficult to do!

The good news is that there are several excellent methods that you can try to achieve mental wellness.

Since April is Stress Awareness Month, we are sharing some tips for relieving stress.

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The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs for Adverse Drug Reactions

This article was republished with the permission of HealthGrove, where it originally appeared on April 11, 2016. In order to provide more information on adverse drug reactions, which are the 4th leading cause of death in the United States, we are spotlighting the 50 most dangerous drugs per data from the Food and Drug Administration. 

Test Smartly Labs offers pharmacogenetics testing that can help you identify prescriptions that may cause you to have adverse drug reactions. Our test can not only prevent the expense of prescription trial and error, but more importantly, can stop physicians from prescribing medications that put your health and your life at risk. 

To learn more about our pharmacogenetics test, contact your nearest Test Smartly Labs today.

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2016 World Health Day: Spotlight on Diabetes

Preventative health tactics can stop severe and irreversible issues from occurring later in life.

Understanding diabetes and combatting the disease supports a long and healthy life. There are specific approaches that you can take, all which allow you to remain healthy and to reverse the issue. Diabetes testing can help you stay a step ahead when it comes to your health.

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