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Are You Being Assertive or Aggressive? Here’s How to Tell the Difference
When you’re communicating with someone, whether that’s a partner, colleague, friend or acquaintance, it’s ideal to share your thoughts, opinions and needs...
Jan 14
Does My Child Have Bowlegs or Knock Knees?
In the first months and years of your child’s life, you may notice their knees and legs look a bit strange. Do they look like a cowboy as they waddle along,...
Jan 14
What Does Your Body Temperature Tell You About Your Health?
You might have heard that normal body temperature is 98.6°F. But that’s not entirely true. “Normal adult body temperature ranges from 97°F to 99°F,” said...
Jan 11
The Reasons Your Lymph Nodes Get Swollen Sometimes
You have lymph nodes throughout your body—they’re in your neck, armpits, chest, belly and groin area. Sometimes they get swollen. You might notice a lump...
Jan 10
Could Your Dizziness Be Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Have you ever slept through your alarm? You wake up with your heart racing. You jump out of bed and run to get ready. We’ve all had that moment of panic...
Jan 07
Slow Heart Rate: Is This Normal or a Cause for Concern?
For most adults, a heart rate of about 60 to 100 beats a minute while at rest is considered normal. But like with many things that slow down as we age...
Jan 06
My Child Has an Inguinal Hernia, Should I Worry?
If you’ve noticed a bulge or protrusion in your baby’s groin area, it’s undoubtedly raised some red flags. Could it be a tumor or a cyst or could they...
Jan 04
‘Getting a Grip’ on Trigger Finger and Dupuytren’s Contracture
Do some of your fingers not have the same range of motion they once did? Maybe they’re beginning to curl inward a bit more. Do you feel resistance when...
Dec 28
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A Rare Heart Condition in Pregnant
When you become pregnant, your body undergoes lots of changes. While some of these changes are visible, like your growing belly and breasts and swollen...
Dec 27