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Blood Pressure vs. Heart Rate: Learn the...

There are many misconceptions regarding BP and heart rate readings, primarily because the two are usually taken simultaneously by most doctors and by self-monitoring devices...

October 20, 2014 / 3 min read


Break Repairs: Casting vs. Splinting

Most cases of arm or leg fractures require splinting before a cast is molded. But splints for broken bones seem to have gotten a bit...

October 11, 2013 / 2 min read


Shortness of Breath: Understanding This Vital COVID-19...

While the majority of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) — about 80 percent — suffer mainly mild symptoms, others require medical attention. And most...

April 20, 2020 / 3 min read


Cold vs. Flu: The Lowdown on Upper...

“Upper respiratory infections” is how many physicians refer to the type of illness that is the No. 1 reason for Americans missing school or work....

December 26, 2019 / 3 min read


Chef Richard’s Low-Acid Tomato Sauce and Fettuccine

Tomatoes are very versatile and can add great flavors to some of your favorite recipes. As we get older reducing the acid content in our...

July 9, 2013 / 3 min read


Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to Manage...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip pain to return to normal...

July 1, 2020 / 3 min read


Heart Attack Symptoms: Are They Different Between...

While chest pain and shortness of breath have long been the telltale signs of a heart attack, these symptoms have been based on years of...

February 8, 2013 / 2 min read


Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will once again undergo treatment for...

March 6, 2018 / 3 min read


Myth vs. Fact: Should You Tightly Swaddle...

Many people believe that a tightly swaddled newborn is a happy, comfortable and comforted baby. But what some parents don’t realize is that while wrapping...

March 19, 2013 / 2 min read


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“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the real-life story of one young...

August 30, 2018 / 2 min read