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Can Your Gut Health Affect Your Heart?

Can Your Gut Health Affect Your Heart?

Trust your gut. Follow your heart. As it turns out, you can do both at once: The health of your cardiovascular and digestive systems appears […]

What Women Need to Know About Thyroid Disease

What Women Need to Know About Thyroid Disease

For being so tiny, the thyroid sure has a big job. The butterfly-shaped gland at the bottom of the neck makes the thyroid hormone, which […]

Too Young for Heart Problems? Think Again

Too Young for Heart Problems? Think Again

Heart disease is more common with age. If you’re in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, you might believe it’s something you don’t need to worry […]

Recognizing Depression in Children and Teens

Recognizing Depression in Children and Teens

Maybe your 10-year-old is the class bully. Or your teenage daughter ignores her curfew. These actions might be normal signs of growing up. But they […]

When Is It Time for a Knee Replacement?

When Is It Time for a Knee Replacement?

Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common procedures in the United States, with more than 790,000 performed each year. Deciding the time for knee […]

4 Sneaky Causes of Back Pain

4 Sneaky Causes of Back Pain

Ongoing achiness or sudden and sharp, back pain is a common complaint. Injuries, heavy lifting, and getting older are things that likely come to mind […]

The Importance of Follow-Up Colonoscopies

The Importance of Follow-Up Colonoscopies

Both the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend people with an average risk for colorectal cancer get a colonoscopy starting […]

Social Media 101 for Parents

Social Media 101 for Parents

YouTube, Facebook, Instagram. You may think that you know your way around social media. But how much do you really know about YouTube Kids, Snapchat, […]

Managing Stress and Anger Can Do Your Heart Good

Managing Stress and Anger Can Do Your Heart Good

Can we have a heart-to-heart about stress and anger? It’s totally understandable to feel upset at times. In small doses, these feelings serve a useful […]

5 Questions Everyone with Heart Disease Should Answer

5 Questions Everyone with Heart Disease Should Answer

Learning that you have heart disease is an overwhelming experience. All of a sudden there are lots of changes to make, including the foods that […]

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5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Do you have a weakness for your sister’s cherry cheesecake, Aunt Jenny’s casserole, or cousin Tom’s cookies? The holiday season is filled with tasty obstacles […]

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Recognizing Signs of Depression

Nearly 7 percent of all U.S. adults suffer from depression, making it one of the most common mental health disorders.October is National Depression and Mental […]

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Time is important in Stroke

When people experience stroke-like symptoms, time is of the essence. Strokes can damage the body quickly when people do not seek immediate medical care. However, […]