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  • Looking to get in shape and lose some weight, as a part of your post-holiday goals and New Year’s resolutions? There are countless diets and health regimens you could follow that claim success when it comes to losing weight. However, you should be aware of products that promise fast or instant results. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. More …

  • When the weather turns colder, sipping steaming hot soups and stews can keep you warm and toasty. Soups not only take the bite out of a frosty night, they’re also a fuss-free way to get dinner on the table fast. More …

  • Smoking raises blood pressure and heart rates, and can also cause chest pain, irregular heartbeat, heart attack and stroke. But most of this damage is reversible. More …

  • Is this happening to you? You have no trouble falling asleep at bedtime, but come 1 a.m. or so, you’re wide awake again, staring at the clock. It’s called middle-of-the-night insomnia, and it’s frustrating. Interestingly, according to Philip Cheng, More …

  • There are often no symptoms or warning signs for vascular disease, which can be life-threatening. Painless, non-invasive ultrasound screenings of the veins and arteries can identify problems. More …

  • If you have an irregular heart rhythm, or your heart often beats too fast or too slowly, your doctor may recommend an artificial cardiac pacemaker. More …

  • Keeping children healthy during the colder months of cold and flu can be a challenge. These ten tips can help promote good health and prevent the spread of germs. More …

  • Having your blood pressure taken during a medical visit only gives you the reading for that moment. But since your blood pressure generally fluctuates throughout the day, that single reading may not be accurate. More …

  • Learn what a stress fracture is, how to recognize the symptoms, what to do if you think you may have a stress fracture and learn how to reduce the chances for a stress fracture. More …

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Time is critical during a heart attack. The longer it takes to get treated, the more badly damaged the heart will be. Get to the hospital quickly by calling 9-1-1. Do not attempt to drive yourself.