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Legume of the month: Black beans

Black beans are popular throughout Latin America as well as in the United States, thanks in part to the proliferation of fast-casual Mexican restaurants that feature black beans on their menus. (Locked) More »

Heart palpitations: Mostly harmless

Heart palpitations are common heart rhythm disturbances. Most often people experiencing them feel a sensation like the heart is flip-flopping, skipping beats, or racing. If someone experiences these symptoms alone it typically doesn’t signal a problem, but if they are… (Locked) More »

The danger of “silent” heart attacks

Most people don’t realize that they could have a heart attack without even knowing it. Although these are known as “silent” heart attacks, a more accurate term may be “unrecognized” heart attack: people have symptoms but do not recognize them… (Locked) More »

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