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How Serious is AFib?

Identifying your risk of AFib can be tricky because many people have no symptoms and are unaware of their condition until it's discovered during an examination. However, there are some common signs and symptoms.

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Why You Might Need More Fiber Than You Think

Fiber is a big deal these days. Every time you turn around, someone is telling you to eat more of it. But why is fiber so important?

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The Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Remember Chia Pets? Those very same chia seeds are a whole grain superfood packed with fiber and protein that can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol.

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Thoughts on How to Support Someone Experiencing Pregnancy or Infant Loss

To mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, here are experts' thoughts on how to support those experiencing this type of grief.

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The Fighter: Meet Dana Hoppers

Meet Dana Hoppers, breast cancer fighter. Dana has battled metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her liver and her bones for three years. Although her diagnosis is a tough one, and the prognosis is as well, Dana lives each day with a positive spirit and a plan of attack. Here is her story.

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When Is a Virtual Doctor's Visit a Good Choice?

With telemedicine innovations like INTEGRIS Virtual Visit, patients can access health care straight from their homes with only the internet and a screen!

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Kids and Germs: The Myths and The Truth

Don’t rely on old wives’ tales to keep your kids healthy this flu season! With an estimated four billion sick days taken in the U.S. each year, following medically sound practices to prevent the spread of germs goes a long way toward helping your child have fewer missed school days, fewer infections, fewer trips to the doctor and lower medical costs.

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Tips to Have a Safe Halloween

While accidents can happen, creating a safe environment and doing a little advance planning can significantly reduce the chances of your Halloween festivities having a mishap.

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What is Sciatica?

Sciatica nerve pain ranges from a dull ache to a burning and excruciating pain. Sometimes, the pain hits like a sudden shock when you sneeze or cough, and some patients may experience numbness, muscle weakness or tingling along the affected leg. So, what exactly is sciatica and how can it be treated?

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How to Give Yourself a Breast Exam in Five Easy Steps

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here is a quick and easy way to perform a monthly self-exam.

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