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Stress Test / ECG

Often a patient will be required to perform a stress test during an ECG. A stress test usually involves walking or running on a treadmill at progressively increasing intensities while recording an ECG. This test allows a doctor to examine the heart’s electrical activity during the stress of...

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This form of depression runs in families, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Have Bicycle, Will Travel

Your child has made the big step from training wheels to a full-fledged bicycle. But is he ready for the road? Here are tips to tell whether you child is prepared:

  • He knows the rules of the road, and does not ride on busy highways.

  • He can ride straight.

  • He uses the brakes properly.

  • He knows how to swerve around hazards.

  • He's on a constant lookout for traffic.

  • His bicycle is equipped with reflectors and is in good repair.

  • He wears a helmet.

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

Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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