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What's Your Best Protection Against Measles?

One in 10 have inadequate immunity

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Use This Emergency First-Aid Kit Checklist to Be Prepared

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You can’t predict when a natural disaster or emergency will strike. What you can do is prepare for it in case it does.


Why Statins may offer treatment benefits for your Aortic Aneurysm

Why Statins May Offer Treatment Benefits for Your Aortic Aneurysm

Tags: aneurysms, aortic aneurysm, coronary artery disease, Dr. Clair, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart surgery, statins

While the benefits of statin use in people with aortic aneurysm disease are not clearly proven, some evidence supports its use. Read further to find out more. It may be worth a discussion with your doctor.


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How to Keep Sore Hips, Knees, Shoulders from Ruining Your Sleep

Tags: chronic pain, hip pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, sleep

Shoulder, hip, and knee pain can easily keep you awake at night. Making a few changes, including to your sleeping position, can decrease the pain and help you get a good night’s sleep.


15 Heart-healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

15 Heart-Healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

Tags: Catalyst, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, omega-3, snacking

Eating a wide range of vegetables, fruit, fish and other foods can help lower your risk of developing heart disease. Here are our dietitian's favorite heart-healthy foods.


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Use Hair Dye? Watch for Red Flags With Salon or Box Color

Tags: beauty, dermatologist, dermatology, hair, hair loss, skin care

Hair dyes can damage your hair and skin whether they come from a salon or from a box kit. Find out how to protect yourself from the dangerous chemicals they contain.


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Quiz: Test Your Common Sense About the Common Cold

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The average American adult will catch two to three colds this year. How much do you know about this sneeze- and cough-inducing nuisance?


Groundbreaking Study Sheds New Light on Treating Blood Cancers

Groundbreaking Study Sheds Light on Treating Blood Cancers

Tags: blood diseases, cancer, leukemia, study

Treating blood cancers presents unique challenges. It's more difficult to truly pinpoint the cancerous cells. The answer may not be a new drug or therapy -- but perhaps just a new way of using the drugs we have.


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Why Do Some Boxers Develop Dementia and Some Don’t?

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, brain fog, brain health, brain injury, dementia, depression, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, traumatic brain injury TBI

The boxing community has known for decades that repeated blows to a fighter’s head can result in permanent brain damage. Now, a four-year-old study looking for answers as to why punch drunk happens is coming to Cleveland.


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The Truth About Dry Brushing and What It Does for You

Tags: digestive health, skin, skin care

Dry brushing, or daily body massage with a dry, stiff-bristled brush, has been said to increase circulation, detoxify, help digestion and even improve the appearance of cellulite. Find out what's true.


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If You Have Diabetes and Coronary Blockages, Watch This (Video)

Tags: bypass surgery, chronic static angina, coronary blockages, diabetes, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart video, stenting, video

If you have diabetes and need treatment for chronic static angina -- the kind that causes chest pain from exertion -- you should know about new treatment guidelines that recommend surgery over stenting.