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Health and Wellness

First Cardiologist Appointment: What to Expect

How can I prepare for my first cardiologist appointment?

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How to Check Your Heart Rate (Manually and Using a Device)

Measuring your heart rate is an effective and easy way to assess your health.

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What Can Noses Tell Us About Climate Change?

"Noses are the first line of defense against pathogens, against pollution," Stella Lee, MD

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Exercise for Healthy Arteries

Your arteries can lose function over time. Regular exercise can help keep them younger and healthier, lowering risk of heart disease, stroke, heart attacks, and more.

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What is atrial fibrillation or AFib? Dr. Paul Zei, a cardiac electrophysiologist, explains atrial fibrillation treatments and how research is looking to improve those treatment options.

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To Eliminate Inequities in Hypertension, Primary Care Program Looks Beyond Blood Pressure

For much of her life, Yolaida Medina, 57, struggled to be healthy. At her heaviest, she weighed 297 pounds, and for years she had dangerously high blood pressure, a condition known as hypertension.

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Heart Attack Warning Signs

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms, and how you can help a loved one.

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What is diabetes?

Did you know that more than half of Americans with diabetes don’t know they have it? Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms, and how best to prevent this chronic illness.

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Preventing and Detecting Lyme Disease in Kids

During summer, kids and parents alike are eager to get outside. But in the back of many parents’ minds lurks a common worry: Lyme disease.

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Fighting the silent killer known as high blood pressure

Nearly half of adults (47%) in the United States have high blood pressure, or hypertension, but it often doesn’t cause symptoms.

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