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Following the angiography, the catheter and guide wire are removed. If treatment is necessary, the physician can recommend appropriate therapy.

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After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist

But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say

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Speech Development in Youngsters

To help your infant or toddler to develop language skills, try these suggestions from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association:

  • Encourage your infant to make consonant-vowel sounds such as ma, da and ba.

  • When your child makes sounds, respond by speaking to your child and using eye contact.

  • Imitate your infant's laughter and facial expressions.

  • Encourage your infant to mimic your actions, such as clapping hands, throwing kisses and playing finger games such as pat-a-cake and peek-a-boo.


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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.

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Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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