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Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Snoring And Fatigue—Could They Be Signs Of Sleep Apnea?

Sleep should be restful. It should restore your inner and outer self. And it should give your mind a chance to process all that you’ve experienced throughout your day. People with sleep apnea aren’t necessarily getting those benefits. They often wake up feeling exhausted, and their snoring may be keeping their spouses up, too. Sleep [...]

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About 70% of Americans don’t know CPR or their training has lapsed

How To Do CPR on a Pregnant Woman

On TV, performing CPR seems simple. A few chest compressions and a little bit of mouth-to-mouth and the grateful victim is giving hugs all around. In real life, CPR isn’t that simple, especially not if a pregnant woman is the one who needs it. The primary reasons to perform CPR, says the National Institutes of [...]

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20 minutes after quitting: Your blood pressure and heart rate begin to recover

Put An End To Smoking And Heart Disease Becomes Less Of A Risk

The health risk of having “just one cigarette” seems insignificant—until you consider the statistics behind the health consequences. As it turns out, that one cigarette can be detrimental. The US Surgeon General calls smoking “the leading preventable cause of disease and deaths in the United States.” The numbers are sobering: Statistics only tell one part [...]

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5 Keys to a Healthy Heart | St. Mark's Hospital

5 Keys to a Healthy Heart

Do you know which organ is the body’s strongest? How about which muscle does the most work over the course of a lifetime? If you guessed the heart, you are correct. Tipping the scale at a mere 11 ounces (on average), this little muscle has got some serious work cut out for itself. Typically, a [...]

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Preventing the Top 5 Threats to Women’s Health

When it comes to health risks, women and men aren’t the same. In fact, you may be surprised to learn which conditions pose the highest health risks to women. Our specialists at Brigham City Hospital have put together a list of things you can do to help prevent these top threats to women’s health. Heart [...]

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