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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

Health Tip of the Day

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.


Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

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.

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Older Adult's Health
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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