4 Tips For Reducing Your Risk Of Vascular Disease

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Vascular disease can encompass a number of conditions including heart disease, stroke, and peripheral artery disease. Early monitoring by your family medicine doctor can reduce your risk of some of the most common conditions that can lead to disability or premature death. Have Regular Physicals It is not only important to visit the doctor at least once per year for a routine physical, but you should make sure your doctor requests the appropriate tests.…

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Golf And Your Back

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Golfers will begin to head to the greens as soon as the first mild days of spring beckons them outside. However, a few months of relatively sedentary indoor activities during the winter months may have left some golfers vulnerable to back injuries associated with the sport. Golf, just as any other type of physical activity, requires at least a minimal level of fitness as well as an awareness of the potential for back injuries specific to the activity.…

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Your Toddler Needs To Wear A Holter Monitor? Here's What You Need To Know To Avoid Compromised Test Results

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If you’ve just returned home from a visit with your toddler’s pediatrician with an order for a Holter monitor test for a possible heart condition, you may be wondering what all is involved with the test and what you can do to ensure the test is not compromised in any way. After all, toddlers have minds of their own and may not like undergoing a Holter monitor test. Here’s what you need to know.…

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