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The Heart of the Matter: Women's Heart Health

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, claiming about 400,000 lives in the United States last year. Though not every risk factor can be prevented, there are steps (literally) that women can take in order to put their heart health into their own hands.

 

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Infertility: What to Know

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According to the Centers for Disease Control andPrevention, about 10 percent of women in the United States, which is about 6.1 million, from ages 15 to 44 suffer from infertility. But can it be prevented? What are the most common treatments? Here’s what three women’s health professionals had to say.

 

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What is infertility?

Dr. Jennifer Iacovelli Malone, M.D., M.S., founder of Tree of Life Medical and a member of the Arizona Medical...

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AZ Health: Avoiding Relapse During the Holidays

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Holiday season is almost upon us, and with that comes parties and festivities to celebrate. While it is known as the most wonderful time of year, these next couple of months can be quite stressful and even triggering for recovering addicts. The pressure of having to socialize in large groups with alcohol so readily available can create a very dangerous and tempting environment for someone who is in the midst of sobriety. David Larimer, Clinical Program Director, from Scottsdale Recovery Center, has 10 important tips to help you stay strong on your...

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This Gland Can Cause Big Issues

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It's More Common Than You Might Think

What do millions of Americans have in common with stars like super model Gigi Hadid and Sex and the City’s Kim Cattrall? Two not-so-sexy words: thyroid issues. Whether you’re more of a Samantha, Charlotte, Miranda, or Carrie, there’s a good chance—1 in 8, to be exact—that someone at your brunch table will experience thyroid issues. Don’t worry: celebs aren’t the only ones who can overcome these common disorders. Drs. John Robinson and

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How to Keep Your Kids Healthy this School Year

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As Fall approaches, it is back to school time. While parents are out shopping for school clothes and supplies, it is important to remember to get their children's health checked. Your child's health is important and should be maintained throughout the school year. Here are a few suggestions to ensure your child stays healthy.

 

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Children should get a physical exam done and get the appropriate immunizations. Immunizations will strengthen...

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