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Myocardial Infarction

The extent of damage sustained by the heart during an MI depends on the severity and location of the blockage, and the speed at which medical treatment is received. Fortunately, there are many ways to prevent atherosclerosis, and to lower the risk for developing a heart attack.


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Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025: Study

Researchers stress need for research to find better interventions, treatments, to lower future spending

Health Tip of the Day

Cross-Training Tips for Walkers

  • Build biceps and triceps by using hand weights.

  • Build muscle support for your spine by swimming.

  • Increase your upper-body flexibility by playing a weekly game of golf.

  • Play tennis or basketball to train your muscles for explosive movement and to develop concentration and upper-body flexibility.

  • When you work out on strength-training equipment, keep your heart rate in the training range.

  • Do anaerobic training to build your endurance and power.

  • Get a little exercise while you're relaxing. Take a recreational bicycle ride or swim with your children to tone muscles.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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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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