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respiratory

Flu shot hits the mark

This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.

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.

In fitness, there’s virtue to variety

Cross-training, which mixes various exercises, can help reduce injury and deliver maximum results in weight loss and strength-building.

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Hiccups for a month? It can happen

Persistent hiccups and intractable hiccups are associated with underlying medical conditions.

Got dust? You might have toxins

Household dust contains 45 potential toxins that come from everyday products such as furniture, carpeting, electronics and toys.

Patient Story

An end to severe asthma?

Not quite, but close. This new procedure can help a beleaguered segment of asthmatics reclaim their lives.

Infections linked to celiac risk

But researchers aren't sure if childhood illnesses actually cause the immune disorder.

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