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Fertility & PCOS: What You Need to Know

Polycystic ovary syndrome, otherwise known as PCOS, is a hormonal imbalance that affects 1 out of every 10 women, according to the Office on Women’s Health. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and common treatments for this condition. What Is PCOS?   Polycystic ovary syndrome occurs when a woman has...

Women's Health
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The Ultimate Cardio Circuit to Get Your Heart Pumping

Experts recommend getting 2.5 hours of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of high-intensity aerobic activity per week. And you don’t have to be a fan of running or a member of a gym to meet your minimums. A cardio circuit you can do anywhere might be just what you need! It’s a combination of several...

Diet & Fitness
Cardiovascular Care
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Holiday Health

The holiday season is meant to be a time of joy, love, and togetherness, but sometimes it can take a toll on your health. We are committed to creating healthier communities and hope to give you a healthier holiday. Give yourself the gift of holiday health with these tips. Up On The Housetop Holiday...

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3 Types of Distracted Driving

Your phone beeps in the center console while you’re driving home from work. It’s a text from your best friend. Do you instinctively reach to grab it? Though checking your phone is a simple task, it can have fatal consequences when behind the wheel. Each day in the United States, car accidents...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
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Alzheimer’s and Emergencies

People with Alzheimer’s disease need help with everyday tasks. Caregivers have an important responsibility to give them that help. In the event of an emergency, caregiver duties become even more critical. In recognition of both Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers...

Emergency Care
Healthy Aging
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Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving is a great time for friends and family to gather together. Among all the excitement for the turkey and pumpkin pie, it is important to remember to take proper safety precautions when cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Make sure to follow these Thanksgiving safety tips to keep your holiday...

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How You Can Successfully Manage Heart Failure

Anyone with heart failure knows that the name can be a little misleading. Your heart hasn’t stopped beating; it’s just not quite as effective as it should be. In other words, it’s failing to pump blood to every part of your body, not failing to work entirely. You probably also know that heart...

Emergency Care
Cardiovascular Care
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How to Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

In the United States, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. While the risk of having a stroke increases with age, strokes can happen at any age. Use the acronym “F.A.S.T.” to spot the signs of a stroke quickly. In the event of a stroke,...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Stroke Care
Healthy Aging
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When to Visit the Emergency Room Following a Head Trauma

About 1.7 million people visit the emergency room with head injuries each year. These head injuries include concussions, scalp wounds and skull fractures, which are often caused by car accidents, physical assaults, falls, accidents at home or work, or while playing sports. If you or a loved one...

Emergency Care
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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How to Avoid Emergencies on Halloween

Halloween is the 5th highest-ranking holiday for children’s emergency room visits. We think the scariest part of Halloween should not involve a trip to the ER. The most common emergencies on Halloween can be avoided with these safety tips. Costume Caution Certain costumes can become hazardous to...

Emergency Care
Children's Health