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Posts during May 2017

Playground Time Is Not Always Fun and Games

Playground Time Is Not Always Fun and Games Emergency pediatricians issue tips for playing it safe Warmer temps are here, school is almost out and children are ready for summer fun. Playground time is a great way for children to get fresh air and exercise; but before kids start monkeying around, parents should equip themselves and their children…
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“Yo-Yo Dieting” Is a No-No for Your Heart

“Yo-Yo Dieting” Is a No-No for Your Heart Weight fluctuations linked to greater heart risks For people with heart disease, constantly losing and gaining weight like a yo-yo is associated with doubling your risks of heart attack, stroke and even death, according to new research. “This study shows a powerful association between rapid cycling and increased risk for…
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Survey: One in Three U.S. Adults May Have Had a “Mini-Stroke”

Survey: One in Three U.S. Adults May Have Had a “Mini-Stroke” Experts urge immediate action for stroke symptoms About 35 percent of people who answered a new survey said they’ve had at least one symptom of a “mini-stroke” – also known as transient ischemic attack (TIA) or warning stroke — according to new research from the American Stroke Association. Perhaps…
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