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  • Available Now!

    HealthScope magazine is available at the following locations: Winder Binder Gallery at 38 Frazier Avenue, North Chattanooga (423.413.8999) Fairyland Pharmacy at 100 Mcfarland Rd. Lookout Mountain (706.820.1627) Accents at 1210 Taft Hwy, Signal Mountain (423.886.0062) Xpresso Mart at 816 Ridgeway Ave. Signal Mountain (423.886.7707) 4 Erlanger Pharmacy locations: Medical Mall at 979 E Third St. Erlanger North at 632 Morrison Springs Rd, Erlanger East at 1751 Gunbarrel Rd. Erlanger at Volkswagen Dr...

  • Get Sun Savvy

    Heading out to the pool or lake this summer? Before you go, here’s what you should know about sunburn, sun damage, and how to best protect your skin.  By Julianne Hale  • • •   For many of us, there’s no greater feeling than basking in the rays of the sun. Whether it’s on the deck of a boat, our front porch, or a lounge chair at the pool, sunbathing can sooth our bodies and relax our minds. “People sometimes think that you should avoid the sun completely, but that’s actually not true,” says...

  • Restless Leg Syndrome

    Is RLS Keeping You Awake? For the estimated 10% of Americans with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), falling asleep can feel like an uphill battle. Find out how you can recover your lost zzz’s here. By Angela Whitaker • • •   What is Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)? If you’re losing sleep and wondering if you could have RLS, be careful not to confuse it with general fidgetiness or leg cramps. In contrast to these common ailments, RLS is a neurological condition causing a particular type of un...

  • Breastfeeding Basics

    Breastfeeding provides a healthy start for mother and baby. Learn how to develop a nursing relationship that will benefit you both. By Maria Oldham • • •   As a new or soon-to-be mom, the idea of providing for a baby can be overwhelming. Even before your baby’s birth, you are a lifeline, with your baby relying on you to provide the nutrients needed for growth and development in the womb. It’s a big responsibility! Thankfully, your body was made to do this.     Why breastfeed?  Fro...

  • Being Tired

    When You’re Tired of Being Tired Nodding off in a board meeting? No energy to hit the gym? If you frequently find yourself in situations like these, read on. By Rashad J. Gober • • • These days, feeling “tired all the time” is pretty universal. In fact, it’s such a common complaint that doctors have resorted to the shorthand TATT. But while you may be one of millions not getting enough zzz’s, feeling tired all the time isn’t something to shrug off. Whether your exhaustion is due to y...

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For Dry & Oily Skin Skin types come in many forms, from super-dry to extra-oily. Luckily, there...

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