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What can you do about varicose veins?

December 03, 2018
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Swedish vascular surgeon Dr. Kira Long offers insights on varicose and spider veins: what they are, who is at risk, and what to do about them.

Anyone can save a life with hands-only CPR

August 20, 2018
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More people will survive cardiac arrest if a bystander is willing to intervene by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. And hands-only CPR is easy to learn and do.

4 surprising signs you may have heart disease

April 10, 2018

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Early action is important for curbing your risk factors of developing heart problems, especially if you have a genetic predisposition to the disease.

American Heart Month

February 23, 2018
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Cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death – almost 18 million deaths each year worldwide, and one American death every 38 seconds. Some causes we can’t change, like age and genetics – but there are lots of things we can do to improve our heart health. 

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.

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.

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.

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