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Give Yourself the Gift of Fitness

Here’s some good fitness news you might have missed: a recent study showed that for people who are overweight or obese, exercise improves their health more than weight loss does.

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Traveling to Ghana: What You Need To Know

Interest has grown in travel to Ghana, a popular tourist destination in West Africa. That means demand for vaccinations and other health services recommended for travel to the region are also on the rise.

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Pregnancy-Related Conditions Put You at Greater Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Later

Pregnancy-related conditions such as gestational hypertension and gestational diabetes may disappear after childbirth, but they still increase a woman’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease later on in life.

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How To Get the Most Accurate Blood Test Results

Your blood test results can tell you a lot about your health. The results will alert you to potential problems, or may spur you to consider some healthy lifestyle changes.

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Wellness Exams Increasingly Include Emotional Health in the Age of COVID-19

The path to better health is not just about diet, exercise, blood pressure and cholesterol. During the coronavirus pandemic, doctors increasingly see stress, anxiety, sleep deprivation and social isolation taking a toll on personal health.

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How To Find a Hearing Aid That's Right For You

If you’re dealing with hearing loss and considering a hearing aid, you will find a wide range of sizes, styles and features. The most important thing is choosing to do something about your hearing loss.

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The COVID Omicron Variant: What You Need To Know

With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreading fast, a UH infectious disease specialist answers key questions about the variant and what may lie ahead.

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The Surprising Side Effects of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is common in older adults. By age 75, the chances of hearing loss are almost one in two, according to the National Institute on Aging. The problem can have devastating consequences.

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