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Sepsis: An Unrecognized Risk

Sepsis affects 1.7 million people in the U.S. annually, but Americans still know less about this potentially life-threatening illness than they do about rare diseases, such as Ebola and malaria. Sepsis occurs when an overwhelming response to an infection triggers...

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Steps to Improve Heart Health

Heart disease, including coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke, remains the leading cause of death in the United States. The disease kills more than one million people annually- that’s an average of one death every 38 seconds, according to the American Heart...

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Living with Diabetes – National Nutrition Month

It can be difficult for people to know what they should and should not eat to achieve optimum nutrition. Food ingredients, and the labels that explain them, can be very confusing for some. People affected by diabetes should be aware of what they are eating at all...

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Plan Ahead for Healthy Holiday Eating

Why wait until New Year’s to make a healthy resolution? Instead, why not try now? From pecan pie on Thanksgiving to cocktails on New Year’s Eve, it can be rough getting through the holiday season without gaining extra weight. To help keep yourself in check, think...

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Manage Your Food, Manage Your Health

Diet Matters -- Particularly for Those Dealing with Chronic Conditions Why does diet matter when you’ve already been diagnosed with a chronic disease? Eating right is not only a part of disease prevention, but also disease management. Everyone’s nutritional needs are...

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Five Symptoms that Point to a Hernia

An estimated 20 million hernia repairs are performed globally every year according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Most people have heard of this common condition, but not everyone understands what a hernia is and how to recognize one. In the...

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