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The Real Reasons Why Men Don’t Go to the Doctor

When it comes to going to the doctor, studies reveal men are more likely than women to put off or entirely avoid seeking professional healthcare. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, men tend to visit the doctor far less frequently than women. However, visiting your primary care physician is a...

General Health & Wellness
Men's Health
Healthy Aging
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International Travel Prep: Your Health Checklist

Planning an international vacation? Before you jet, make sure you talk with your doctor about your travel plans. Foreign countries can have different diseases, foodborne illnesses, and water quality that can impact your health. And you may need to receive vaccines and a refill on your prescriptions...

General Health & Wellness
Medication
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Safe Sleep for Baby: Remember Your ABCs

Your baby needs extra care and attention, even while he or she sleeps. To ensure the safety of a sleeping infant, the caretaker must know the proper sleep safety protocol. Whether you’re a brand new parent, babysitter, or nanny, learn the ABCs of safe sleeping scenarios for baby’s health. A: Alone...

Maternity
Women's Health
Children's Health
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The Ultimate Strength Circuit Workout for Runners

Adding strength conditioning exercises to your workouts can help you become a stronger, more efficient runner. Cross-training targets different muscle groups, which also helps aid in injury prevention. Try adding this strengthening circuit to your workout routine to get the most out of your runs...

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Weight Loss
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CMV: The Most Common Viral Infection at Birth

Each year, about 1 in every 200 babies is born with a common viral infection known as cytomegalovirus. Also called congenital CMV, this infection can present a range of health complications for babies and can even cause miscarriage. If you’re expecting or have recently given birth, learn more about...

Maternity
Children's Health
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Sepsis: How to Spot the Symptoms

If you have an infection, your body can develop a life-threatening reaction known as sepsis. Sepsis takes more than 258,000 American lives each year according to the Centers for Disease Control. Here’s what you need to know about sepsis and how you can spot the symptoms. About Sepsis Sepsis occurs...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
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Under Pressure: Conditions Caused by Hypertension

With our fast-paced society and demanding jobs, it’s no surprise that nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, can lead to serious health problems. Here are three conditions of which you may be at an increased risk if you have hypertension...

Cardiovascular Care
Stroke Care
Kidney Care
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5 Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

After a long day at work, the thought of exercising can seem out of the question. For the days you can’t get to the gym, try incorporating simple workout moves at your desk. All you need is a few minutes, and maybe the support of an officemate, to give these five desk-friendly exercises a try. 1....

General Health & Wellness
Diet & Fitness
Weight Loss
Workplace Wellness
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Stroke: The Myths & Facts

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in America, yet many myths still surround this condition. Knowing who is at risk and how to spot the symptoms can help you act quickly during a stroke emergency. When stroke happens, prompt care is critical to survival. Stroke: Plan for It Locate your...

Emergency Care
Neurology
Stroke Care
Healthy Aging
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5 Diseases That Increase Your Risk of Stroke

While stroke can happen to anyone at any time, certain diseases can increase your risk. Here’s how high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, sickle cell, and high cholesterol can put you at a greater risk of stroke. Keep in mind, managing the following diseases is critical to decreasing your...

Stroke Care
General Health & Wellness
Diabetes
Healthy Aging
Diet & Fitness
Cardiovascular Care