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Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery: Know Your Options

Women’s health care has changed dramatically over the last few years, particularly when it comes to surgery for chronic pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding and other gynecologic disorders.

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The dangers of loud–and dirty–earbuds and headphones

By Selena E. Heman-Ackah, MD

How loud is too loud when listening to music with earbuds or headphones? Here's how to counteract premature hearing loss.

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Stress: As dangerous as high cholesterol and blood pressure

By Allen J. Taylor, MD

Stress is a fact of modern life. But as Dr. Allen Taylor notes, constant high levels of stress can double the risk of heart disease, if left untreated.

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Know your heart-healthy numbers – including CRP

By Allen J. Taylor, MD

Doctors agree you should know your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, but there's one more number you should be tracking.

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The surprising heart risks of too much sleep and exercise

By Allen J. Taylor, MD

Exercise and sleep are important for your heart health. But getting too much of either can lead to heart problems.

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How to monitor your blood pressure at home

By Allen J. Taylor, MD

Monitoring blood pressure at home is easy and can more accurately diagnose hypertension and track treatment.

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What to expect during pregnancy if you have a heart condition

By Tamika Auguste, MD

With proper planning and precautions before and during pregnancy, successful pregnancies are possible for some women with pre-existing heart conditions.

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Can an advanced MRI improve prostate cancer screening?

By Lambros Stamatakis, MD and Keith Kowalczyk, MD

A January 2017 study shows promise in adding an advanced MRI scan to the prostate cancer screening process.

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Down with Diabetes: How to Lower Your Risks

Here’s how to lower your risk for getting diabetes if you do not already have it, or how to take control if you do.

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Why We Must Address the Psychological Impact of Burns

By Jeffrey Wilson Shupp, MD

As more patients survive burn injuries and go home, treating the psychosocial side effects of such injuries becomes more important.

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