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When walking leads to leg pain

Peripheral artery disease (PAD), which occurs when fatty deposits clog arteries outside the heart, is underrecognized and potentially dangerous. The hallmark symptom is leg pain that occurs with exercise, called intermittent claudication. PAD is more common among people who are… (Locked) More »

Should I get a flu shot this year?

This year, getting a flu shot is more important than ever, because it can not only protect people against the flu, but will also reduce the burden on health care systems. More »

The best way to beat colon cancer

Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths, but the death rate has steadily dropped over the past several decades among older adults. Experts point to more colon cancer screening as the main reason. A colonoscopy continues… (Locked) More »

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