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Symptoms of heath disease and heart attack are different in women and men. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Heart Smart

Detecting Signs of Heart Disease in Women Many women may write off fatigue, body aches and even nausea as the result of stress or as an indication that they need to slow down and rest. What they might not realize is that those subtle symptoms could indicate something much more
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Resolutions often fail because they are not “focused, specific or organized. They need to be achievable and measurable on a daily basis. (Photo: University Cancer Centers)

Quitting Cigarettes

One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions Most New Year’s resolutions fail. A study by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society of Public Health found that that “quitting smoking is the most difficult resolution to keep.” Only 4 percent of those who attempt to quit smoking
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A digital scan depicts the brain in blue, with an area on the right side a shade of red, showing the site of a stroke. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Stroke Awareness Month

“BE FAST” to Recognize Stroke Signs Many people have become familiar with the FAST acronym for identifying acute stroke symptoms. But a recently expanded version of the acronym can make it easier for those witnessing an acute stroke to identify it in nearly all cases. BE
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