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Plaque Rupture

The blockage caused by a thrombus can be life threatening. A blockage in the coronary arteries may cause a heart attack while blockage in a cerebral artery may cause a stroke. Blockage in one of the major arteries of the body can prevent blood flow to an extremity or organ, causing pain and tissue...


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Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

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Health Tip of the Day

Good Dental Hygiene Helps Bad Breath

To banish bad breath, follow these tips from the American Dental Association (ADA): Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Brush your tongue. Avoid garlic and onions. Quit smoking. Ask your doctor if any medications you take can lead to dry mouth, which can cause bad breath.

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Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

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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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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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