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Our evolving understanding of the problem with plaque

New imaging techniques that use light or sound waves to create images of the inside of coronary arteries have helped researchers better understand the fat-laden plaque that builds up inside artery walls (atherosclerosis). Most heart attacks happen when small, inflamed… (Locked) More »

BPA now linked to premature death

High levels of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure are linked to an increased risk for premature death from any cause, according to a study published online Aug. 17, 2020, by JAMA Network Open. More »

Blacking out test

Welcome. The two main reasons for blacking out are insufficient blood flow to the brain and abnormal electrical activity within the brain (a seizure). While both of these sound scary, in reality most episodes of blacking out are not related… More »

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