8 things to tell your physician anesthesiologist before surgery

(BPT) – There is no such thing as TMI (too much information) when it comes to communicating facts about your health with your physician anesthesiologist before surgery or a medical procedure. You might not think taking ginkgo biloba for memory, using medical marijuana for pain, smoking or snoring are relevant, but these supplements, drugs and […]

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Could you have a heart attack? Reduce your odds through these tips

4 top tips: Your best odds for preventing a heart attack (BPT) – Many Americans consider themselves well-informed and attentive when it comes to their health. That’s why it’s so puzzling that many remain unfazed by the threat of heart disease. That was among the findings of the MDVIP Heart Attack IQ Survey, a national study […]

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The 5 Biggest Health Challenges you’ll Face as a Senior

No one said getting older is easy. But while most of us think about the challenges of living on a fixed income or paying for prescriptions, we don’t address the bigger issues — like how we’ll cope with changing bodies or the death of loved ones. Unfortunately, avoiding issues doesn’t make them go away. If […]

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