Heimlich Maneuver: When It’s Indicated & How to Perform

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The Heimlich maneuver is a lifesaving, emergency response performed on someone who is choking. The method is meant to dislodge food or another object ...

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Why Do I Need Telemedicine?

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Telemedicine. What used to make a tiny splash is now making enormous waves. There are unlimited benefits when considering why you need telemedicine, c...

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Diabetes: Early Detection, Management and Prevention

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According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 463 million U.S. adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. With the number of ...

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Symptom Checker: The Most Commonly Searched Words

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Using Google to search the WebMD Symptom Checker at the first sign of feeling a little off is very common. Why does this hurt? What could this rash be...

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Flu Season Awareness 101

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One of the facts about flu season is that during 2017-2018, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 40% of American’...

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Tips on Tackling Your 2020 Health Goals

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Not only did we turn the corner to a new year, we are entering a new decade. While some are prone to making New Year’s Resolutions, others may be wear...

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Discovering the Details of a Heart Attack

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Exploring the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, causes, physiological changes, tests, and treatments. sign [ sahyn ] noun 1. a token; indication...

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Aspirin and Heart Attack Prevention

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For decades, millions of people have been advised to take aspirin daily to help prevent a heart attack. However, a recent study issued by Harvard advi...

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The Importance of Dental Insurance

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Dental insurance is an affordable benefit and a healthy choice similar to exercising, eating properly and getting enough sleep. There are many perks t...

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The ABCs of Vitamins

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Some may find it overwhelming when deciding which vitamins to take. Each has a different purpose, dosage requirement and best method of intake for abs...

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