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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation can cause fainting, weakness, and may lead to blood clots and other complications. The condition can be treated with medication or with surgery. In some patients, a pacemaker may be inserted in order to regulate heart rhythm.


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CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

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Health Tip of the Day

Share Your Worry

Worrying about something by yourself will make you feel even more stressed. Instead, talk to someone you trust, which will help you feel less vulnerable and more in control, says Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., a psychiatrist and author in Sudbury, Mass.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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