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The Devastating Impact of Parkinson’s Disease

Of all the health threats facing elderly Americans, few are more ominous and threatening than Parkinson’s disease. With an alarmingly high mortality rate and symptoms strong enough to cripple a patient’s central nervous system, Parkinson’s has received intense focus from ...

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Golf’s Rich History and Health Benefits

What was your life like at age 19? For most people, the answer would involve trudging through their first year of college, or possibly adjusting to life in the workforce after finishing high school. At such a young age, few ...

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The Purpose and Benefits of MRIs

On July 11th, 2013, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter played in his first baseball game since fracturing his left ankle in October 2012. Unfortunately for Yankees fans, the future Hall-of-Famer didn’t make it through a single game before injuring ...

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Cardiomyopathies: An Attack on the Heart

When a health-related story pops up on the news, there’s a good chance it will at least partially involve the heart. The heart organ receives plenty of attention from doctors, media outlets and patients alike, and for good reason – ...

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The Long Reach of Breast Cancer

If you weren’t aware of just how many women suffer from breast cancer, a quick look at the nation’s top news stories will often serve as a somber reminder. Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of US secretary of state John Kerry, ...

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How to Prevent Indigestion

There’s a good chance that, after eating a particularly large meal in a short amount of time, you felt all but incapacitated afterwards. You don’t have to mimic the accomplishments of Joey Chestnut to develop indigestion (for those not aware, ...

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The Deadly Impact of Ovarian Cancer

Few words strike as much fear into the heart as “cancer.” Of course, there are many good reasons for cancer’s horrible reputation, not the least of which is its mortality rate. In 2010 alone, cancer was responsible for the deaths ...

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Improving Your Health With Cycling

When it comes to endurance tests, it doesn’t get much more challenging than the Tour de France. The 2013 Tour de France, which kicked off on June 29th and marked the one hundredth time the competition has been held, certainly ...

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Strategies for Preventing a Heart Attack

It’s no secret that heart attacks are among the biggest threats to the health of American adults. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 1.2 million heart attacks occur in the US each year. Of this figure, roughly ...

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Common Injuries From Playing Tennis

When it comes to the topic of sports injuries, most people tend to think of sports that emphasize physical contact, such as football and hockey. Other sports that are less violent still have their fair share of injuries; it’s common ...

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