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5 Spooktacularly Healthy Halloween Snacks

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s time to pull out the spooky decorations and creepy costumes. Unfortunately, this holiday can also bring an excessive amount of added sugar, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We’re sharing our favorite healthy recipes that will have your...

Children's Health
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The Do's and Don'ts of Eating After Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery can change your life, but it’s only the first step in the journey to a healthier lifestyle. After surgery, it’s essential to continue making decisions that will increase the longevity of the procedure’s results and improve your overall well-being. These include getting enough...

Weight Loss
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3 Reasons Women in Labor May Need a C-Section

Many expectant mothers create a birth plan, which details things such as the items of clothing you’ll wear during labor, how you will manage pain, and how you would like to deliver. However, birth can be unpredictable, and a medically necessary cesarean section can alter your plans. Here are some...

Maternity
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Why It's Important to Catch Prostate Cancer Early

About 1 in every 9 men will develop prostate cancer during his life. However, many cases progress so slowly that doctors may only recommend active surveillance rather than treatment. Some cases go entirely unnoticed. Should you even consider screening? Read on. How Essential Is Early Detection?  ...

Men's Health
Oncology
Healthy Aging
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3 Scientific Reasons Why You Should Do Yoga

Unrolling your mat, playing some soothing music, and bending into child’s pose always serves to relax you. The sense of calm that comes after a good yoga flow seems like a reward in itself, but yoga can actually have some profound effects on your health. Even better: these benefits are rooted in...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Cardiovascular Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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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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CAR-T Therapy: The Future of Lymphoma & Leukemia Treatment?

At the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, patients have the opportunity to participate in leading-edge research through clinical trials. These studies often focus on experimental treatments for specific cancers, and two types of cancer, lymphoma and leukemia, are some of the main focuses of...

Oncology