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6 Questions to Ask When Treating Atrial Fibrillation

Once diagnosed with AFib, it’s important to speak with your doctor about your symptoms and treatment. These six questions and answers help get you started.

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5 Key Facts About Atrial Fibrillation

If you’ve been diagnosed with A-fib, you’re not alone. About 1 percent of the general population has it, and it’s the most common cardiac arrhythmia seen by doctors today. Men and women over age 40 have a one in four lifetime risk of developing A-fib...

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The 13 Top Excuses Not to Exercise

In the winter: It’s too cold. I might damage my lungs by going for a walk when it’s 10 below zero.

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5 Things to Know About Sugar Substitutes

Do you know the differences between today’s most popular sugar substitutes?

Atrial Fibrillation Risk Factors

Atrial Fibrillation Risk Factors

Find out if you’re at risk for AFib and what you can do to reduce your chances of developing it.

(Infographic) How Vitamin D Came to Be: A Brief History - Supplements and Vitamins - Heart Disease

(Infographic) How Vitamin D Came to Be: A Brief History

Vitamin D is one of those supplements that always seems to be in the news. Here’s a brief history of this celebrity “vitamin.”

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(Video) Planning for Baby: Delivery Day

Here’s everything you need to know about what you need to do the day you go into labor.

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Five Tips for Coping with the Emotional Impact of Ulcerative Colitis

UC and other forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, such as Crohn’s disease, can have severe physical symptoms that must be treated. Those debilitating and sometimes unexpected physical effects can also have an emotional impact. Here are some tips for ...

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What's New in Baby Research?

Want to know more about your infant? Check out what’s new in the world of baby research.

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6 Contraception Myths

For women, choosing a birth control method can be a laborious process. To make your job easier, here are six common myths surrounding various methods.