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Talk to Your Doctor – Understand Your Risks of Angioplasty, Stenting

Tags: angioplasty, coronary artery disease, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart attack, heart disease, heart health, stenting, stents

Individuals considering balloon angioplasty and stenting to unclog blocked arteries may not get enough information from their doctors to make the best choice, a small study suggests.

Exercise More to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Exercise More to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Tags: breast cancer, exercise, menopause, postmenopausal, women's health

Three-hundred minutes of exercise per week to reduce body fat could decrease the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women, a new study finds.

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9 Diet Tips to Help You Fight Inflammation

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The health benefits of choosing whole foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains are nearly endless. One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body.

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How to Grill Without Burning, Charring, or Carcinogens (Video)

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Chef Jim Perko shows how to grill healthy without any burning, charring, or carcinogens associated with the grilling process.

Why Your Toenails Need a Break from Polish

Why You Should Give Your Toenails a Break from Polish

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You may think that the mark of a great pedicure is one that lasts all summer. But you might want to think twice about leaving that beautiful shade of coral on your toenails for weeks on end.

6 Ways to Maintain Your Brain Health (Infographic)

6 Ways to Maintain Your Brain Health (Infographic)

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, dementia, Mediterranean diet, memory, mental health, sleep

You ask a lot of your brain. It thinks 70,000 thoughts each day. To help preserve this amazing organ's function, follow these 6 tips from our experts at Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Could Ibuprofen Help You Live Longer? Maybe

3 Questions to Ask Before You Take Pain Relievers

Tags: acetaminophen, aspirin, drugs, ibuprofen, medication, naproxen, NSAIDs

If you check your medicine cabinet right now, there’s a good chance you’ll find over-the-counter pain relievers. Before you seek relief, know your risks — and what will work best for you.

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Do You Need a Heart-Lung Machine for Your Heart Surgery?

Tags: Dr. Joseph Sabik, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart surgery, heart-lung machine, neurocognitive

There has been a lot of talk about whether it is better to be on or off a heart-lung machine during heart procedures. Learn about both options and how each is selected on a patient by patient basis.

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Is DIY Dialysis for You? Explore Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis

Tags: kidney, kidney cancer, kidney dialysis, kidney disease

Learn to do home dialysis, and avoid the revolving door of the dialysis center. You could benefit from shorter, more frequent dialysis while relaxing at home. Explore two types: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

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3 Ways You Can Refocus to Stay on Track at Work

Tags: mental health, psychology, stress, work, workplace health

The ability to maintain control of attention over time, known as sustained attention, is vital for many tasks performed every day. You can take action when you realize you need to refocus. Here are three expert strategies to staying on task.