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One in four people has suffered from a panic attack. A panic attack is a sudden sense of intense anxiety and symptoms such as racing heart rate, nausea, and fast breathing. Therapy and medication can help manage this common disorder.

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What Do You Know About Celiac Disease?

Take the quiz and find out more about this underdiagnosed digestive disorder.

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Take a Page From the Brady Bunch

Tips to make family time quality time.

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The Upside of Mitral Valve Repair

A recent study showed mitral valve repair not only helps your heart work better, it also improves your overall quality of life by easing symptoms of anxiety and depression.

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Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

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    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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      Cluster headaches are uncommon, but when they occur, they bring on severe head pain. The pain is constant, focused in and around one eye. This video discusses the possible causes of this type of headache and recommended treatments.

      Over the last decade, more Americans have been dismissing cancer screenings, including mammograms. Why? Experts suspect this drop may partly be because of the confusion surrounding screening guidelines.

         

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