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Wellness

How To Monitor Your Own Blood Pressure Your blood pressure (BP) may be too high and you might not even know it. It's estimated that one-third of the 50 million...

Mental Fitness

The Power of the Mind

Expectation is a powerful force in sickness and in health. Psychological factors do indeed influence the course of illness, though we're a long way from...

Mental Fitness

Mental Fitness

Anxiety Disorders Most people experience feelings of anxiety before an important event such as a big exam, business presentation or first date. Anxiety...

Nutrition

Nutrition

Gallup Survey Shows Americans On High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Fad Diets Are Cutting Out Healthy Foods Fad diets and bad nutritional advice are spurring...

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Surgery

All About Inguinal Hernia's A Hernia is a defect in a wall or lining that allows the extrusion of tissues normally contained by that wall. Laparoscopic Hernia...

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Health Law

“Health Law” is a generic term used to refer to the various types of state and federal laws and regulations which govern the health, business and legal...

Medications

Medications

Oral Contraceptives Though there were concerns that the old high-dose Pill could increase the risk of heart disease, the new low-dose formulations contain only...

Heart health

Walk This Way

At a competitive extreme, walking is a track event. At the casual end of things, it is a suprisingly effective strategy for lifelong health. Heart disease is...

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Heart Health

First Heart Attack Risk Test This test will help you figure your risk of a first heart attack. Fill in your points for each risk factor. Then total them to...