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Antiplatelet Drugs

As with all medications, side effects can occur. Excessive clot prevention can cause serious bleeding conditions. Therefore, it is important to discuss with your doctor before taking these medications.


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Health Tip of the Day

Lingering Over Mealtime

Our busy lifestyles often mean that we eat on the run. But slowing down to enjoy a meal may be healthier for you, says the American Dietetic Association (ADA). By savoring your meal, you may improve what you eat and how much you eat, because it's easier to sense when you are full. Here are some other tips from the ADA:

  • Always eat from a plate.

  • Sit at a table to eat.

  • Eat only when you are hungry.

  • Focus on enjoying what you are eating.

 

Healthy Living

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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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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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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