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How Work Stress Could Harm Your Health
Is work stress putting you at risk of having a meltdown? It may be putting your health at risk, too.
Spreading the Word About Thrombosis
After fracturing her ankle and getting a cast, South African athlete Marie-Victoire Cumming began feeling extreme discomfort in her leg. What she didn't know was that she had a potentially life-threatening condition called deep vein thrombosis.
The Burden of Alcohol Use
New strategies may be needed to curb harmful alcohol use, especially in low-income countries.
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
Global Health Affected by Unhealthy Habits
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
The Latest Skinny on Trans Fats
You likely know that a fatty diet is bad for you, but that may all depend on what kind of fats you're talking about.
In Low T Patients, an Unexpected Hormone Therapy Benefit
Older men with low T may wind up reaping some unexpected benefits from hormone therapy.
When More Medication Isn't Necessarily Better
More isn't always better, and that may be especially true when it comes to heart attack medications.
Please Don’t Pass the Salt
Salt and high blood pressure may go together like ham and eggs.