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7 Low-Intensity Workouts That Actually Make a Difference

HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, workouts are well-known for their short duration and impactful effects. They focus on bouts of intense exercise interspersed with periods of active recovery. But do you need to reach your maximum every time you work out to get results? Now it’s time to...

Diet & Fitness
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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Greeking Out: Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

It seems like a million different fad diets are always circling around in pop culture, but how do you know whether they’re actually healthy? One such meal plan, the Mediterranean diet, has scientific proof backing it. It may all be Greek to you now, but after discovering some of this diet’s...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
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Preeclampsia: What Expectant Mothers Need to Know

Pregnancy is a joyous, yet probably somewhat uncomfortable, period of change in your life. As your body adjusts to nurture your growing child, you might notice some less-than-welcome changes. One of these might be the onset of a blood pressure disorder known as preeclampsia. Learn more about this...

Maternity
Emergency Care
Women's Health
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Is Pneumonia an Emergency?

Like many common illnesses, pneumonia is typically simple to treat. However, under certain circumstances, this illness has the potential to develop into more severe conditions. Learn about pneumonia and what can increase your risk of developing complications so you can be prepared should symptoms...

Emergency Care
Healthy Aging
Children's Health
General Health & Wellness
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Tips for Taking an Autistic Loved One to the ER

Going to the emergency room under any circumstance can be incredibly stressful. However, bringing someone with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be overwhelming for both of you. People with autism often have sensory issues, which means that the bright lights, loud noises, and large amounts of...

Emergency Care
Children's Health
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Could It Be IBS? Know the Symptoms

Irritable bowel syndrome is a common condition affecting anywhere from 6-18 percent of people worldwide. The exact cause of IBS is still unknown, but the syndrome has many well-documented symptoms that doctors can use to reach a diagnosis. Think you might have IBS? Check out the symptoms below and...

Digestive Health
General Health & Wellness
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Why Measles Is Making a Comeback

Keeping you and your family healthy is one of your main priorities, but as more and more cases of measles pop up throughout the U.S., you might be feeling a little stressed. Here’s what you need to know about this disease so you can make informed decisions to keep your loved ones safe. How Did We...

Children's Health
General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
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Why Do We Get Sick When We're Stressed?

Long-term stress that just doesn’t seem to go away can not only harm your mental health, but it can also negatively impact your physical health. Learn how stress affects the body and what you can do about it. The Impact of Stress on Your Body When you become stressed, your body immediately goes...

General Health & Wellness
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6 Reasons You Shouldn't Ignore Heartburn

If you experience heartburn, you might brush it off as a temporary, yet uncomfortable, side effect of eating certain foods. However, this condition can actually be an indicator of something more serious. Heartburn is one of the most noticeable symptoms of acid reflux, which most people experience...

Digestive Health
General Health & Wellness
Acid Reflux
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Why Are Pregnant Women Prone to Diabetes?

Pregnancy can be a beautiful, exciting experience. However, about nine percent of all pregnant women develop symptoms of diabetes while carrying their child. Whether you’re pregnant or you’ve been thinking about having a baby, learning about gestational diabetes can help you understand your risk...

Maternity
Women's Health
Diabetes