Results for "Heart Health"
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What You Need to Know About Your Blood Oxygen Level
Before 2020, you probably didn’t think much about your blood oxygen levels. Maybe there was a time you got sick or needed surgery, and a health professional...
Oct 22
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Will an Aspirin a Day Really Keep a Heart Attack Away?
Will an aspirin a day keep a heart attack at bay? The answer: It depends. If you’ve had a heart attack or stroke, or are at high risk for one (and not...
Oct 17
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Feeling Lightheaded? Learn About Hypotension
Your couch isn’t exactly a roller coaster and your living room isn’t an amusement park. But when you stood up too fast the other day, you almost fell over...
Oct 13
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Could Your Young Athlete Need a Heart Screening after COVID-19?
Parents of youth athletes have a lot on their minds. “Have they eaten? Did I wash their uniform? What time is practice? Tie your shoes!” In case that wasn’t...
Oct 08
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7 Ways to Lower Your Sodium Intake
As Americans, we sure do love our salt. From processed foods like potato chips and pretzels to salad dressings and pastas, adults take in an average of...
Sep 21
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Understanding the Treatment Options for Chronic AFib
The heartbeat is like an orchestra conductor, keeping time and pace with your daily activity. Your organs are like the musicians, all playing perfectly...
Sep 14
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Get “the Skinny” on Fats: The Good, the Bad and the Worst for You
What comes to mind when you hear the word “fat?” Most of us are not a big fan of this three-letter word. There are many negative attitudes, emotions and...
Sep 07
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Are Eggs Everything They’re Cracked Up to Be?
What came first, the chicken or the egg? While this controversy seems to have been answered by scientists (a proto-chicken), eggs still seem to be quite...
Aug 29
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Take the Stress Out of Stress Tests
We’ve all seen videos of Olympic and world-class athletes undergoing rigorous testing on a treadmill. Their body is covered from head to toe in wires,...
Aug 21
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Faint at the Sight of Blood? It Could be Vasovagal Syncope
Does your child’s birth story include the part where your spouse passed out during your epidural? One minute they’re by your side, holding your hand, the...
Aug 07