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Nurse Navigator Guides Patients in Managing Heart Failure To Reduce Readmissions

When two chronic conditions collided to land Christine Rand in the hospital, a special nurse navigator was waiting to guide her back to health – and keep her from returning.

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How To Know If Your Child Is Getting Enough Sleep

What your kids do during the night has a huge impact on their daily lives. Sleep plays a key role in mental, physical and emotional health, from infancy through the teen years and beyond.

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Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Can Lead to Serious Complications in Young Adulthood

A recent study says people who develop type 2 diabetes as children or teens are at high risk of developing complications from the disease as soon as their 20s and a greater chance of developing complications within 15 years of their diagnosis.

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Cancer Treatment and Cardiotoxicity: Best Ways To Protect Your Heart

Certain chemotherapy drugs as well as radiation therapy to the chest area can cause heart issues -- in some cases, years after cancer treatment.

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You Don’t Have To Suffer With Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause and the time leading up to menopause can be unnerving and challenging, especially when hormonal changes lead to symptoms such as hot flashes and mood swings. What to do.

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Holiday Travel is Possible This Year With the Right Precautions

If you do travel, understanding changing protocols for the locations and venues you plan to visit is most important.

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Prevent Avoidable Chronic Conditions and Disease with an Annual Wellness Visit

We know at which age a person’s likelihood of disease goes dramatically up. That's why preventive screenings are suggested beginning at a certain age, depending on your gender and the illness – medical evidence shows precisely when that is.

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Can You Catch a Cold By Going Outside with Wet Hair?

At some point, someone has probably warned you of the dangers of venturing outside with wet hair in the winter. While this advice has been around for decades, is there any truth behind it?

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