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Bethany Rundell

What to Expect at an Appointment With...

If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want to learn how to lower...

April 14, 2021 / 4 min read

The Importance of a ‘Well-Woman’ Visit and...

While women generally seek medical care when they feel sick or experience bothersome symptoms more often than men, that trend has changed over the past...

April 7, 2021 / 4 min read

Heart Arrhythmias: AFib and Atrial Flutter on...

A recently published study in The American Journal of Cardiology shows that the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and atrial flutter (AFL), two common heart...

March 29, 2021 / 5 min read

Epilepsy and Its Various Treatment Options

When you think about epilepsy, you most likely picture someone having a dramatic seizure, where they collapse to the ground with frightening jerking movements and...

March 26, 2021 / 5 min read

Don’t Delay Heart Care During the Pandemic:...

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the way we receive medical care has changed drastically and remains somewhat fluid. These frequent changes can be...

March 22, 2021 / 4 min read

What Routine Tests Reveal About Your Health

Even as doctors and the healthcare industry at-large encourage wellness programs aimed at keeping patients out of doctors’ offices and hospitals, many people still hold...

February 9, 2021 / 4 min read

Women’s Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Better...

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, still ranks No. 1 in causes of death for women, according to the American Heart Association. While cardiologists have known that...

February 4, 2021 / 5 min read

Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is wise, especially during the current...

June 22, 2020 / 3 min read

Antibiotics: Curbing Their Misuse and Overuse

In the 21st century, our focus has turned from celebrating these medications for their ability to cure infections to looking for ways to reduce their...

January 3, 2017 / 3 min read

Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about someone having lung cancer, you likely wonder – if not ask aloud – whether the person smoked. For a majority of...

November 11, 2015 / 2 min read