Arrhythmias: Things to Know About This Common Heart Condition

Did you know that your heart beats more than 115,000 times per day? This incredible organ is responsible for pumping blood throughout your body and making sure your tissues and organs get the oxygen and nutrients they need. Understandably, problems with the heart can affect all aspects of your health and well-being.

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How Oral Contraceptives Can Affect Your Quality of Life

The FDA approved the first oral contraceptive called Enovid in1960. Since then, the birth control pill has been improved and there are two main types; those with estrogen and progestin and those with just progestins. There is a lot of controversy regarding oral contraceptive, one being how it affects a woman’s overall quality of life.

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ENT: Top Reasons to See a Specialized Surgeon

Did you know that otorhinolaryngology is the oldest medical subspecialty in the United States? This branch of medicine features extensively trained clinicians and surgeons who diagnose and manage conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat (ENT).

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the most prevalent kind of cancer affecting women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death in females. One of every eight women will get this disease in her lifetime. Thankfully, most women can survive breast cancer if it is found early.

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How to Help a Friend or Family Member Heal After a Miscarriage

According to the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals, approximately one in four pregnancies before 20 weeks will end in miscarriage. Although the cause of most early pregnancy losses is unknown, health care providers, including SIU Medicine family medicine physician Tabatha Wells, MD, says oftentimes, women blame themselves.

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Kidney Stones: A Recovery and Prevention Guide

The sudden onset of sharp pain can be both scary and life-disrupting. One example of sharp pain is caused by kidney stones, which can wreak havoc at a moment’s notice. Thankfully, if you receive the right care from an experienced doctor, these pesky stones usually don’t cause lasting damage. Here’s what you need to know about this common urological issue.

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Depression Impacts Your Brain, Learn How to Prevent Damage

October 11 is National Depression Screening Day, a day for people from all around the country to get screened for depressionanxietyobsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental health conditions—many of which occur together.

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