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5 Running Myths Debunked

May 22, 2019

There’s nothing better than feeling the wind at your back as you reach your stride. If you aren’t a runner currently, consider adding it to your fitness regimen. Running is a great way to get your heart pumping and reduce your risk of various diseases, including heart disease and diabetes. Keep...

Diet & Fitness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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A Woman's Guide to Her Menstrual Cycle

May 22, 2019

Whether you’re trying to become pregnant or you just want to know more about your body, it’s important to be familiar with the stages of your menstrual cycle. Tracking your period can help you become more attuned to your health and even help you conceive! The following chart shows the different...

Women's Health
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Keeping Count: How the Macro Diet Works

May 22, 2019

Every food you eat contains its own blend of micronutrients and macronutrients. The former are nutrients you only need a small amount of, including vitamins and minerals, while the body requires large amounts of the latter. The macro diet focuses on consuming specific levels of the three types of...

Diet & Fitness
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Could It Be a Hernia? Know the Symptoms

May 09, 2019

A sudden onset of pain, sometimes accompanied by a bulge, weakness, or burning, could be a sign of a hernia. But what exactly is a hernia, and what can you do about it? Read on to find out everything you need to know. What Is a Hernia? The muscles in your body that help you move and perform bodily...

Men's Health
General Health & Wellness
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Ways You Can Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

Apr 25, 2019

Peripheral neuropathy, a condition stemming from damage to the peripheral nervous system, can be uncomfortable, if not painful. These altered nerves might be the result of physical injury or disease and can leave you with numbness, pain, or loss of control of muscles throughout the body, among...

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Lupus: The Great Imitator

Apr 25, 2019

Lupus is a tricky disease, masquerading as a variety of conditions. This results in an average of six years between the onset of symptoms and the time a person receives a diagnosis. We’re breaking down the basics of this mysterious condition so you can better track your symptoms. What Is Lupus?...

Bone & Joint Health
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Could Your Baby Have an Ear Infection?

Apr 24, 2019

Baby won’t stop crying, and you’ve tried everything—a diaper change, feeding, rash check. You suspect it might be in response to an ear infection, but you’re wondering if it’s just a behavior they’re picking up as they get older. Ear infections in young children are common, with 5 out of 6 children...

Children's Health
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Are You Too Young for a Stroke?

Apr 23, 2019

Whether hearing about the prevalence of stroke on the news or social media, you might have thought, I’m too young to worry about having one of those. While this neurological emergency typically occurs in older populations, more and more younger people are having strokes. One study ending in 2010...

Stroke Care
Emergency Care
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Dealing With PMS? Here's What You Can Do

Apr 23, 2019

You can probably anticipate when your time of the month is approaching by the not-so-desirable signs of PMS that precede it. Whether you experience headaches, bloating, cramps, mood swings, irritability, or one of the several other symptoms, don’t despair! We’ve got some tips and tricks to help you...

Women's Health
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Why Your Time of the Month Isn't On Time

Apr 22, 2019

Whether your period has been irregular for as long as you can remember or it’s significantly early or late all of a sudden, you probably want answers. The likely cause: a hormonal imbalance. Your hormones act as messengers to tell your body when it’s time to ovulate, shed the uterine lining, and...

Women's Health