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breathing

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Rethink those sleepy Saturdays

If you've been sleep-starved all week, a weekend in bed isn't likely to restore your energy reserves. A consistent schedule can put you back on track.

Tobacco’s latest casualty: Vision

Research shows that smoking can damage perception of color and contrast, with heavy smokers suffering the most severe deficits.

The fitter ticker

Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.

Patient Story

‘No going back’

After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.

Power of the pedal

Research suggests moderate, regular fitness activity—cycling outdoors, especially—could help keep your mind and body young, lowering the risk of early death.

Fighting flu? Mind your heart

Decongestants and other medicines used to treat cold and flu symptoms can sometimes exacerbate high blood pressure or heart problems.

Patient Story

A patient’s gratitude

Marley Del Carmen nearly died of pneumonia around Christmastime 2017. A year later, he returned to thank the doctor he credits with saving his life.

The functional fern

Scientists have re-tooled a common species of house plant to filter hazardous particles from your household air.

Winter is coming

Breathe easy as colder weather settles in. Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma once snow starts flying.

Just breathe

There's no question about it: Breathing techniques play a leading role on the labor stage.

5 smart ways to prep for elective surgery

Lifestyle changes weeks beforehand could lead to a better outcome and easier recovery.

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