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Protect your heart from holiday heart syndrome

December 11, 2017
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Interview with Joshua Buckler, M.D., Chief of Cardiovascular Services and Medical Director of the Swedish Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation Network, on how to protect your heart from holiday heart syndrome.

Is your lifestyle hurting your heart health?

December 01, 2017
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Your heart is the most important muscle in your body. Still not convinced to keep it healthy? 

How to recognize a silent stroke

November 30, 2017
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The signs and symptoms of silent stroke are subtle but can cause cumulative damage over time. Here’s how to recognize them.

Pick fish for your holiday dish

November 30, 2017
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What makes fish the perfect holiday dish? Not only are fish delicious, but they are also filled to the gills with health benefits.

It's a bird...it's a plane...it's your heart?

September 04, 2017
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Atrial Fibrillation (also known as Afib) is an irregular heart beat that can present in many different ways. Some people don’t feel palpitations, but instead feel dizzy, weak or lightheaded. And still others feel nothing at all. So why should you care?

Quiz: Do you exercise better alone or with people?

June 22, 2017
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Whether you’re trying to get that summer body, lose weight, or gain muscle, getting fit and healthy is not always an easy task. Take this quiz to find out if you exercise better alone or with other people. Some of your answers to these questions may surprise you.

Married men are more likely to go to the doctor, here’s why

May 23, 2017
Health statistics suggest that married men go to the doctor more often than single men – and it may be because they were encouraged by their spouses to get regular checkups.

Health statistics suggest that married men go to the doctor more often than single men – and it may be because they were encouraged by their spouses to get regular checkups.

Be a wise health consumer: How to avoid fraud and scams

March 22, 2017
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Fraudulent and unproven health products and services are a common problem, and billions of dollars are spent every year to promote them. What can you do to avoid scams? Here are some common red flags to watch for.

The worst lies you tell your doctor

March 20, 2017
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Going to the doctor can be scary or embarrassing for patients -- and this can sometimes lead them to lie to their physician. A little lie can't hurt, can it? When it comes to your health, it certainly can. You could be preventing an accurate diagnosis and hurting your chances for a longer, healthier life.

Can you recognize a heart attack? It might not be so easy

February 27, 2017
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Do you know what a heart attack looks like? The signs can be different for men and women. This graphic can help you recognize a heart attack.

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