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Melanie Dick

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A Heart Rhythm Back on Track
Patient Stories 12/15/2011

After running his first marathon in November 2010, Todd Smith was in the best shape of his life. At 49 years old, he felt great. So it came as a surprise in early 2011 when he started having frequent bouts of unexplained lightheadedness. [caption id="attachment_2530" align="alignright" width="300"] Heart rhythm patient…

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Diabetes on the Rise: This Month, Get to Know Your Risk
Prevention 11/11/2011

When it comes to your health, diabetes is anything but sweet. This disease affects 25 million children and adults in the United States – and it’s on the rise. November is National Diabetes Month, and there’s no better time than now to find out if you’re at risk. In honor…

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HPV and Boys: Should They Be Vaccinated?
Kids 11/7/2011

It’s a topic that many are uncomfortable talking about: sexually transmitted diseases. Specifically, human papillomavirus, or HPV. But as awkward as it may be to discuss, it's a subject that has recently gained national media attention – and rightfully so. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United…

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