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Advice for Healthy Living

May 15th, 2023

Osteoporosis: Could you be at risk?

May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Dr. Cheryl Winchell (WellMed at Sebastian) walks us through the disease, its symptoms and causes.

March 22nd, 2023

Power up with a plant-based plate

Diet can have a profound effect on your health. Eating less meat and more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthy oils can help reduce the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes and weight gain, among other significant health issues. 

March 3rd, 2023

Confessions of a reformed smoker

March 8 is National No Smoking Day, a day designed to reach out to friends or family members who suffer from nicotine addiction, and encourage them to quit.

March 1st, 2023

Cardiac rehab: a new start for the healing heart

The human heart is the most important and incredible muscle in the body, beating about 100,000 times each day to send 3,600 gallons of blood through 75,000 miles of blood vessels.

November 14th, 2022

COPD is preventable and treatable

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems.

October 14th, 2022

Physical Therapy: Pain relief, improved movement

For 18 years, Moses Blancas, lead therapist at the Lee Trevino office of WellMed Specialists for Health in El Paso, Texas, has witnessed the healthy transformations of patients through physical therapy (PT).