Blood clots can be deadly. Know the symptoms

Blood clots can be deadly. Know the symptoms. Called DVT for short, deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot gets stuck in a vein, typically somewhere deep in your leg. In many cases you don’t know it’s there, but if left untreated, DVT can be deadly. Anyone who’s recently had surgery or is immobile…

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Exercising with Diabetes

It lowers your risk of heart disease and stroke, relieves stress, burns calories, lowers high cholesterol and blood pressure, boosts your energy level and mood, and is good for your bones and muscles. In other words, exercise is good for you. Really good. Anyone can benefit from regular physical activity, but for people with type…

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Give Your Exercise Routine a Spring Cleaning

Spring clean your exercise routine to shake off the winter doldrums and get a head start on swimsuit season. Here are some tips for getting ready to work out this spring and for keeping yourself motivated. Preparing For Your Spring Exercise Routine: 1. See your doctor. If you haven’t been active for a while, check…

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Does This Cause Cancer?

Six things mistakenly believed to cause cancer. It’s easy to become paranoid and live in fear that everything causes cancer. While scientific studies have shown a clear connection between cancer and tobacco, obesity, UV exposure, and certain infections, there are also plenty of rumors, myths, and false theories that abound regarding how someone gets cancer.…

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