5 Simple Ways to Make a Healthy Pizza (Infographic)

5 Simple Ways to Make a Healthy Pizza (Infographic)

New ideas for your crust, toppings

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Heart Disorder May No Longer Keep Kids Out of Sports

Tags: arrhythmias, growing pains of parenting, heart rhythm, long qt syndrome, sports, sports cardiology, study, youth sports

A new study finds playing competitive, organized sports may be safe for some children with rare heart rhythm disorder.


Preventing Your Atrial Fibrillation

Best Ways to Protect Your Heart From Atrial Fibrillation

Tags: atrial fibrillation, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health

Controlling your weight, blood pressure and blood sugar may prevent or stop the heart-pounding episodes caused by atrial fibrillation.


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There is Help for Your Hot Flashes, Night Sweats (Video)

Tags: hormone replacement therapy, hormone therapy, hot flashes, menopause, perimenopause, sleep, video, videos

For most women, short-term hormone therapy is the best solution to hot flashes and night sweats and can prevent menopause-associated bone loss. But hormone therapy is not for everyone.


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How African-Americans Can Get Better Kidney Care

Tags: chronic kidney disease, dialysis, kidney cancer, kidney failure, kidney transplant, organ donation, organ doner, organ transplant

African-Americans have higher rates of kidney failure but are less likely to get kidney transplants than Caucasian-Americans. Learn why and what you can do about it.


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Pediatric Emergency? The Best Place for Your Little Patient

Tags: emergency, emergency care, growing pains of parenting, pediatrician, pediatrics

Find out why a trip to a pediatric emergency room can be the best choice when your child suffers severe illness or injury.


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BRCA1 and Ovarian Cancer: Why Women Choose Preventive Surgery

Tags: BRCA1, BRCA2, breast cancer, cancer, genetic counseling, genetics, ovarian cancer

The decision to have your ovaries and fallopian tubes removed does not come easily. But if you face an alarmingly high genetic risk of ovarian cancer, sometimes this preventive surgery is the right option.


How a Second Opinion Can Help You With a Difficult Diagnosis

How a Second Opinion Can Help You With a Difficult Diagnosis

Tags: diagnosis, Electronic Medical Records, second opinion

In recent entertainment news, celebrities have talked about the importance of seeking a second opinion, when you face a serious medical diagnosis. Find out what you need to know about second opinions and how they can help.


End-of-Life Care: Who Will Speak for You?

End-of-Life Care: Who Will Speak for You?

Tags: advance directive, electronic health records, Electronic Medical Records, healthcare

Our own mortality is something we all must face at some point. It's best to make end-of-life decisions now to guide your loved ones and healthcare providers about what you want at the end of life.


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Do Your Selfies Have You Thinking About Plastic Surgery?

Tags: plastic surgery, social media

One in three facial plastic surgeons in a poll say patients are more aware of their looks because of social media and that this heightened awareness has led to an increase in request for procedures.


Make Your Medical Wishes Known with an Advance Directive

Make Your Medical Wishes Known with an Advance Directive

Tags: advance directive, estate planning

What would happen if you experienced a sudden health crisis and became unable to communicate? If you haven’t filled out an advance directive, you may find yourself – and put your loved ones – in a troubling situation.