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Physical Therapy and Heart Attack Recovery

Physical Therapy and Heart Attack Recovery

Trying to get your heart back to its full strength? Physical therapy can help. You may have been discharged from the hospital a couple days after your heart attack, but it takes more time than that to regain full health …

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Breast Cancer and Family History: Am I at Risk?

Breast Cancer and Family History: Am I at Risk?

If there's a history of breast cancer in your family, how worried should you be? One of the major risk factors of breast cancer is a family history of the disease. If you have a mother, daughter, or sister who …

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How Do I Prepare for a Mammogram?

How Do I Prepare for a Mammogram?

Arrive well prepared for your first mammogram. Getting nervous about your first mammogram? A little knowledge and preparation can calm those worries and help you get ready for the big day. Here's what you should know and do as you …

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Why Should I Get a Flu Shot?

Why Should I Get a Flu Shot?

Here comes flu season! Are you ready for it? It's that time of year again! It's only a matter of time before the flu starts making its rounds through your office, your school, or your child's daycare. Will you become …

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5 Signs of Kidney Failure

5 Signs of Kidney Failure

If your kidneys have been damaged, watch out for these tell-tale signs of kidney failure. When you know your kidneys aren't in pristine condition, you live with the awareness that your health could plummet in a moment. Kidney failure is …

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Stroke Recovery at Home: 5 Tips for Caregivers

Stroke Recovery at Home: 5 Tips for Caregivers

If you're caring for a loved one who has suffered a stroke, these tips could save the day! A stroke can leave some challenging disabilities in its wake, causing patients to need a caregiver either while they recover or for …

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Top Ways to Prevent Stroke Recurrence

Top Ways to Prevent Stroke Recurrence

Just because you've successfully recovered from a past stroke, doesn't mean you're completely in the clear. Unfortunately, the National Stroke Association estimates that 25 to 35 percent of stroke patients will suffer a recurrence at some point in their lives. …

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Senior Health and Heart Disease: What to Know

Senior Health and Heart Disease: What to Know

Keep your ticker beating strong into old age! As the years pass by, your heart becomes more and more vulnerable to heart disease. In fact, once your reach 65, you have an 84 percent chance of passing from heart disease. …

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The Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery

The Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery

Look into physical therapy after your surgery. Your body will thank you for it! Recovery from an operation is never easy. No matter how simple the procedure, the days, weeks, or even months afterward will involve pain, readjustments, and a …

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Ten Ways Weight Loss Can Improve Your Health

Ten Ways Weight Loss Can Improve Your Health

Need a little extra motivation to get your diet in line? Consider these weight loss benefits. Have you gained a few extra pounds here and there? Being overweight is a serious health risk. Forget about your appearance – it's time …

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