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Signs Your Young Child May be Having Seizures

Posted 2/24/2017 by UHBlog

Signs Your Young Child May be Having Seizures

Some types of seizures are fairly common in infants and young children.

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Fertility Treatment Calculator May Help Predict Pregnancy

Posted 2/22/2017 by UHBlog

Fertility Treatment Calculator May Help Predict Pregnancy

A new fertility calculator can help determine a woman’s chances of getting pregnant through in vitro fertilization.

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March Man-Ness

Posted 2/21/2017 by UHBlog

March Man-Ness

In the tournament of life, think of yourself as a player and your doctor – and follow this game plan for victory.

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Functional Training vs Traditional Strength Training

Posted 2/20/2017 by UHBlog

Functional Training vs. Traditional Strength Training

Adding functional training to your workout routine can enhance your athletic performance.

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When Hearts Grow Up

Posted 2/10/2017 by UHBlog

When Hearts Grow Up: Helping Your Child Plan for Life with Congenital Heart Disease

It is important to teach children with congenital heart disease about their limitations and how to manage their health as they become more independent.

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Dont Get Stent Out of Shape

Posted 2/9/2017 by UHBlog

Don't Get Stent Out of Shape

UH is one of the first hospitals in the country to use a new kind of absorbable stent for treating heart disease patients.

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6 Food-Drug Combinations That Could Be Dangerous

Posted 2/8/2017 by UHBlog

6 Food-Drug Combinations That Could Be Dangerous

Learn what foods can prevent certain medications from being effective.

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Simple Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Posted 2/7/2017 by UHBlog

Simple Steps to Prevent Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise among Americans, but there are some steps you can take to help prevent developing it.

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Why Music Makes Exercise Easier

Posted 2/6/2017 by UHBlog

Why Music Makes Exercise Easier

Music and movement goes hand in hand, which is why music can give your workout an extra boost.

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8 Must-Know Facts About Joint Replacements

Posted 2/3/2017 by UHBlog

8 Must-Know Facts About Joint Replacements

Help ensure that your knee or hip replacement is successful by following these guidelines.

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Easing into a New Fitness Routine

Posted 1/31/2017 by UHBlog

Easing into a New Fitness Routine

If you are trying to get back in shape after a period of not working out, the key is to be patient, methodical – and don’t overdo it.

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7 Things You Can Do to Lose 10 Pounds

Posted 1/30/2017 by UHBlog

7 Things You Can Do to Lose 10 Pounds

Setting realistic goals and holding yourself accountable are just a couple strategies for helping you lose weight and keep it off.

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Chilly vs. Chili: Eating for Cold Weather Exercise

Posted 1/27/2017 by UHBlog

Chilly vs. Chili: Eating for Cold Weather Exercise

Find out how to make sure your body is properly fueled for outdoor activities this winter.

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What Type of Athletes Are at Greater Risk for Heart Attacks

Posted 1/26/2017 by UHBlog

What Type of Athletes Are at Greater Risk for Heart Attacks?

While endurance sports do not bring on heart attacks in otherwise healthy people, certain categories of athletes may be more at risk.

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5 Simple Movements to Reduce Neck and Shoulder Tension

Posted 1/25/2017 by UHBlog

5 Simple Movements to Reduce Neck and Shoulder Tension

Stress causing you to tense up? Try these techniques for relieving neck and shoulder tension.

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4 Things Every Retiree Should Do

Posted 1/24/2017 by UHBlog

4 Things Every Retiree Should Do

Preparing for your retirement means investing in your own health and happiness as well as your retirement plan.

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What Your Skin Reveals about Your Health as You Age

Posted 1/23/2017 by UHBlog

What Your Skin Reveals about Your Health as You Age

Learn what underlying health conditions can be revealed through the skin, and how to care for your skin as you age.

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11 Things Your Hair Says About Your Health

Posted 1/20/2017 by UHBlog

11 Things Your Hair Says About Your Health

Excess hair loss and other changes in your hair can indicate certain health issues.

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5 Ways to Project Yourself Positively

Posted 1/18/2017 by UHBlog

5 Ways to Project Yourself Positively

Follow these simple tips to help relieve stress and put you in a more positive mindset.

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5 Ways to Even Out Menopause Mood Swings

Posted 1/17/2017 by UHBlog

5 Ways to Even Out Menopause Mood Swings

Women going through menopause often experience a roller coaster of emotions along with their hot flashes. Learn some effective ways to help you cope.

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To Shovel or Not to Shovel: When to Check with a Doctor Before a Strenuous Activity

Posted 1/16/2017 by UHBlog

To Shovel or Not to Shovel: When to Check with a Doctor Before a Strenuous Activity

The cold weather, ice and snow becomes more of a health and safety issue as we age.

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Heart Murmurs – Common Symptom of Childhood Heart Issues

Posted 1/13/2017 by UHBlog

Symptoms of Heart Problems in Children

Heart murmurs in children are often harmless but they could be the sign of other pediatric heart issues.

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Getting on Schedule: Benefits of Well-Child Visits

Posted 1/12/2017 by UHBlog

Getting on Schedule: Benefits of Well-Child Visits

Regular visits to the doctor when your child is well are just as important as going when they are sick.

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The Power of Playing

Posted 1/11/2017 by UHBlog

The Power of PlayingWhen was the last time you played like a kid? Experts says making time to play is beneficial to your well-being.

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Is the Kitchen the New Man Cave? More Men Take Up Cooking

Posted 1/9/2017 by UHBlog

Is the Kitchen the New Mancave? More men take up cooking.

Try these healthy tips when cooking for the family.

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Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring Reveals Early-Stage Heart Disease

Posted 1/6/2017 by UHBlog

Calcium Scoring

A simple test can help determine your risk for a heart attack.

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Faking It: How to know if your child is too sick for school.

Posted 1/5/2017 by UHBlog

Too Sick For School? Here's how to tell.

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Return to Running

Posted 1/4/2017 by UHBlog

Return to Running

Learn how to warm up to running with a few simple tips.

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What’s the Scoop on Poop

Posted 12/30/2016 by UHBlog

What’s the Scoop on Poop?

Changes in color, consistency or frequency of bowel movements can indicate underlying health issues.

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The Post-Holiday Blues

Posted 12/28/2016 by UHBlog

The Post-Holiday Blues

The post-holiday season can be especially hard for caregivers as the difficulties of caring for a sick or aging loved one resume.

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Winter Workouts You Can Do In Your Home

Posted 12/27/2016 by UHBlog

Winter Workouts You Can Do In Your Home

Don’t want to exercise in the cold? There are some easy ways to get a workout in without leaving the comfort of home.

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Should You Exercise When You’re Sick?

Posted 12/26/2016 by UHBlog

Should You Exercise When You’re Sick?

Learn how to know if you are too sick to work out – and how long you should wait before resuming your exercise routine.

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What? 6 Signs You Need a Hearing Test

Posted 12/23/2016 by UHBlog

What? 6 Signs You Need a Hearing Test

Hearing loss is a common experience for many aging boomers and seniors. Learn to recognize the signs.

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Top 7 Health Concerns for Women

Posted 12/21/2016 by UHBlog

Top 7 Health Concerns for Women

Many women are so busy they put their health on the back burner. But it’s important to see a doctor regularly, especially when it comes to these common concerns.

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The Truth about Bacon: Breakfast of Champions?

Posted 12/20/2016 by UHBlog

The Truth About Bacon

Learn the right way to enjoy this breakfast favorite – in moderation.

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What a Crock Pot! Try These Slow Cooker Recipes

Posted 12/16/2016 by UHBlog

What a Crock Pot! Try These Slow Cooker Recipes

These easy and delicious crock pot recipes are perfect for a cold winter’s day.

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Plate Attention! Mindful Eating

Posted 12/15/2016 by UHBlog

Plate Attention! Mindful Eating

Take the time to slow down and really enjoy the food you are eating this holiday season.

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Top 5 Health Concerns for Men

Posted 12/14/2016 by UHBlog

Top 5 Health Concerns for Men

Men are most likely to talk to their physician about these concerns and conditions.

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Are You a Fat Burner or a Sugar Burner?

Posted 12/13/2016 by UHBlog

Are You a Fat Burner or a Sugar Burner

This metabolic classification determines whether your body uses sugar or fat as its main source of energy.

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How to Combat a Common Cause of Vertigo

Posted 12/12/2016 by UHBlog

How to Combat a Common Cause of Vertigo

This feeling of dizziness becomes more common as we age, but there are effective treatments available for vertigo.

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