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Anterograde Amnesia: When You Can’t Form New Memories
If you’ve seen the movie “Memento,” you’re familiar with a version of anterograde amnesia. It’s a memory disorder where you can’t form memories from the...
July 14
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Delirium or Dementia: Understanding the Difference
If your loved one seems confused or disoriented, you might wonder if they have delirium or dementia. Both conditions can affect someone’s memory, attention...
July 12
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Empagliflozin (Jardiance): What You Need to Know
If you have type 2 diabetes (or even if you don’t), you may have seen ads for Jardiance on TV. This drug, also known as empagliflozin, may help control...
July 09
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Dry Eyes? Lagophthalmos Could Be the Culprit
Lots of different things could cause dry eyes. Maybe the air is dry. Perhaps you don’t blink enough when you’re working at a computer. Or it could be that...
July 02
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Cold and Clammy? 10 Causes of Cold Sweats and How to Treat Them
You might think sweating is just your body’s way of cooling down after an intense workout or during a hot day. And you’re right, but there’s a whole other...
July 02
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Positive Body Image: Supporting Your Teen Through Weight-Loss Surgery
Childhood obesity is one of the most important public health issues in the United States. Children and adolescents affected by obesity face increased risks...
June 16
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How Statins Lower Cholesterol and Protect Your Heart
Your cholesterol levels are an important health marker — in fact, if you’re a healthy adult, you should have them checked every four to six years. That’s...
June 15
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Beat the Heat: Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses With These 5 Tips
When temperatures heat up, it’s time for fun in the sun, right? Well, not always.  Warm weather brings with it some risks, especially for your health....
May 31
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Your Guide to High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an incredible journey, but it can also bring unexpected health challenges like high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. High blood...
May 30
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The Health and Wellness Benefits of Water Aerobics for Older Adults
As you get older, exercise can help you stay mobile, independent and healthy. It can lower your risk of chronic diseases, improve your mental health and...
May 24