What Causes Sickle Cell…and How Are We Treating It?

Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited blood disorders. In fact, it’s the most commonly inherited blood disorder in the world affecting millions of people worldwide. Once […]

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What is congenital heart disease? Penn State Health

Congenital heart disease, by definition, is heart disease that’s been present since birth. The vast majority of patients were treated since childhood but there’s a small minority that […]

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Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes: Prevention, Screening and Risk Factors

For prevention of diabetes the best thing is to make sure you’re at a healthy weight. You want to eat healthy foods and and really keep seeing your […]

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Small Steps for the Heart, #FromTheHeart: Be Physically Active

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COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Animation.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a PROGRESSIVE inflammatory lung disease characterized by INCREASING breathing difficulty. Other symptoms include cough, most commonly with mucus, chest tightness and […]

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Small Steps for the Heart, #FromTheHeart: Know Your Numbers

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Small Steps for the Heart, #FromTheHeart: De-stress with Deep Breaths

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Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, […]

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Cardiovascular Fitness

(cruise ship honking) – [Narrator] Everyone deserves a little time off to enjoy life and indulge a little. While you’re at it, who wouldn’t like to have a […]

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Science of Stall Catchers: Cardiovascular risk factors in stall formation

We know that stalls are caused by cells getting stuck in small blood vessels of the brain. These stalls can mark the starting point of Alzheimer’s disease making […]

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