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Prescription for Health

Missing Medication Can Cause Problems According to the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, almost 9 million people in D.C., Maryland and Virginia live with at least one chronic health condition, such as diabetes, asthma, heart failure, hypertension or high cholesterol. Yet an
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A couple in bed. The woman is snoring and the man has a pillow wrapped around his head. (Photo: iStock)

Zzzzzz

The Causes and Complications of Snoring Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it is not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also be associated with sleep apnea, a condition affecting a person’s ability
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In addition to controlling blood sugar levels, diabetics should also pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. (Photo: galaxia/Getty Images)

Complications

Controlling Diabetes Isn’t Just Blood Sugar When you have diabetes, there is a lot of emphasis on controlling your blood sugar levels. And just as important, you and the healthcare team caring for you should pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. Dr.
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