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Arrhythmias: What Happens When Your Heart Has an Irregular Beat

Have you ever felt like your heart was racing or skipping a beat? Chances are, sometime in your life, it probably was. Most of the time, heart palpitations— which cause...

Heart Disease: Did You Know?

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, yet many people are not fully informed on its risks and symptoms. “Many people seem to think that heart disease only...

15 Health-boosting Tips for Women with RA

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects over 1 million people in the U.S. SMG Rheumatologist Dr. Linda Lee is among the experts who provide advice in...

Thyroid Disease Treatments Explained

An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, but up to 60 percent of those with the disease are unaware of their condition. Although many causes of...

Five Things You Should Know About Your Thyroid

If you have never had a problem with your thyroid, or know someone who has, you probably do not think twice about the tiny gland in your neck. But thyroid...

7 Myth Busters About HPV Vaccines

Despite the numerous benefits, several misconceptions about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines still persist. “It’s vitally important to know the facts about this cancer-prevention vaccine,” says Darlene Gibbon, MD, Medical...

8 Questions to Ask At Your Annual Check-Up

Everyone should get an annual physical, even if you’re healthy. SMG Family Medicine physician Gabrielle Samuels, DO, says “Think of these appointments as ‘tune ups’ for your body.

Throat Cancer from a Virus? Facts YOU should Know

Throat cancer from a virus. Facts you should know about

We Can Prevent Cervical Cancer

Each year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. Yet cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers today.

Birth Defects Explained – Q&A with Nurse Practitioner Susan Angelicola

Birth defects are common sometimes critical conditions that occur before birth and affect many babies born each year in the United States and across the world. Birth defects can be...