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Medication

One, Two, Three Meds in One: Game-Changing Blood Pressure Pill

High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.

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Prevention

Preparing for Flu Season: 2018-2019 Must-Know Info

Each flu season brings new strains of the virus that are unpredictable. Getting a flu shot is safe and it is the very best way to protect yourself and others.

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Risk Factors

Don't Take It Sitting Down: Sitting Harms Your Heart and Health

Sitting too much can cause poor blood circulation increase inflammation. Learn how an active lifestyle can prevent obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

Gout
Symptoms

Let’s Get Our Gout Facts Straight

A gout expert from the Cleveland Clinic answers all of your burning questions about gout (no pun intended) — like why it affects more men than women, and which foods to avoid.

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Technology

Technology and Schizophrenia: How Smartphones Aid Self-Management and Treatment

How can technology aid the treatment of schizophrenia? Tune into what research says about smartphones and other technology helping people with schizophrenia manage their condition.

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Treatment

Ovarian Cancer Treatments You Should Know

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with ovarian cancer? Here’s what you should know about the latest therapies available.

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Living With

An Ovarian Cancer Survivor's Advice for Women

After her own experience with ovarian cancer, Joan made it her mission to educate other women about this formidable disease.

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Winter

Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible. Learn ways you can prevent asthma symptoms during winter.

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Symptoms

Do You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If joint pain and stiffness has you worried about rheumatoid arthritis, learn about the common signs and tests you'll need to confirm a diagosis.

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Complications

Can Your RA Cause Eye Problems Too?

Believe it or not, RA issues can show up in your eyes. So if you’re experiencing dry eyes, blurred vision, or severe eye pain, it could be your RA.