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Can Smartwatches Detect AFib Accurately?

From playing music to receiving calls and texts, it seems like your smartwatch can do anything nowadays. Apple is trying to take it a step further with claims that the Apple Watch can detect the signs of atrial fibrillation, but is this tech something you can trust?  What Is Atrial Fibrillation? ...

Cardiovascular Care
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Which Exercise Is Best for Your Heart?

Ready to have a change of heart? Regular exercise is a crucial factor for lowering your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, but did you know it can also remodel the structure of this important organ? Get ready to learn how a steady fitness routine can transform your heart and your health! ...

Cardiovascular Care
Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
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Activated Charcoal: The Universal Antidote?

People have used activated charcoal for thousands of years, but recently it’s gained popularity due to its alleged health benefits. From whitening teeth to preventing hangovers, it may seem like there isn’t anything this compound can’t do. However, while this product has its uses, there isn’t...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Digestive Health
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Could You Have an Iron Deficiency?

Iron is a mineral that’s necessary for the creation of red blood cells, which are vital for everyday bodily processes, including transporting oxygen to your organs. Therefore, it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms of iron deficiency and what to do if you suspect you lack this...

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
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How to Build a Balanced Buddha Bowl

Buddha bowls, bright combinations of artfully positioned food popping up all over social media, are gaining fans for a reason. Not only are these meals visually stunning, but they can also contain a bevy of macro and micronutrients and make meal prepping a breeze. The trick to achieving a healthy—...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
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4 Ways Nursing Mothers Can Increase Their Breast Milk Supply

Breastfeeding can be a great way to nurture and bond with your child, but it can come with difficulties. Your little one might not feed quite as long as you think they should or become fussy after they’ve finished, leading you to question whether they’re getting enough nourishment. While these aren...

Maternity
Women's Health
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Could You Have an Electrolyte Imbalance?

When walking down the sports drink aisle at the grocery store, you’ve probably seen labels claiming to offer “electrolyte replenishment,” but what does that actually mean? And do you really need to drink one of those brightly colored bottles after a workout? Why Are Electrolytes Important? ...

Diet & Fitness
Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
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Fielding Questions: What You Need to Know About Sports Physicals

As your child gets ready to score goals or set records in the upcoming sports season, you might wonder what you can do to keep them safe. Turns out, taking that first step can be surprisingly simple. Scheduling a sports physical allows your doctor to identify any potential risks and find solutions...

Children's Health
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
General Health & Wellness
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Is Joint Replacement Surgery Right for You?

Severe joint pain is one of the most common reasons for someone to seek out joint replacement surgery. This procedure can help a variety of people, including those with arthritis, a previous traumatic injury, a degenerative disease, a developmental condition (such as hip dysplasia), and even...

Bone & Joint Health
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Healthy Aging
Rheumatology
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5 Ways to See Your Skin Without Psoriasis

Do you experience itchy patches of skin? You might have psoriasis, a noncontagious condition that causes a buildup of skin cells on select areas of the body. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone—millions of Americans deal with psoriasis. The good news: with a few lifestyle changes, you can be...

General Health & Wellness