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10 Fireworks Safety Tips for the Fourth

Cookouts, patriotic parades and fireworks. What better way to celebrate the summer and our nation’s founding?

But the Fourth of July is also a potentially dangerous holiday. Fireworks cause injuries and fires every year. According to the Centers for Disease Control…

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Heart Failure: Are You At Risk?

Tony was only 53. But he was often short of breath and too tired to play with his kids or enjoy golf. We often think heart failure only happens to older people, but younger adults like Tony with other (sometimes undiagnosed) heart conditions or other risk factors can also…

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Mammogram Advice for Your 30s, 40s and Beyond

Breast care got really confusing a while back when recommendations were released for mammography screenings.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) — a group of health experts — recommended that women start mammograms at age 50, instead of 40. Different groups, like the American Cancer Society, all weighed in…